• Nore Davis: I won’t let Donald Trump date my material (Exclusive Track)

    In an era where everyone is telling you to ‘stay woke,’ can you be too woke? Comedian Nore Davis’ new album asks just that question. His newest album, Too Woke, comes out November 23 a.k.a Black Friday. The album is something new from the Inside Amy Schumer alum. In the album, Davis plays a range of characters that represent different ways to be a black man in America. He uses

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    Emily Heller: Comedians should talk about money more (Interview)

    If you haven’t heard of Emily Heller before, it’s high time that you do. Whether she’s playfully grilling experts on her podcast Baby Geniuses (alongside cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt), sharing bits of her comedic brain on Late Night with Seth Meyers, or spilling words in the writer’s room for HBO’s Barry, Heller is 100% committed to keeping her comedy honest about just how bonkers it is to be a person. Fittingly,

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    Jason Mewes talks Jay and Silent Bob Get a Reboot, Clerks 3, and branching out on his own (Interview)

    Jason Mewes has had an unexpected career—unexpected in that he certainly didn’t think growing up that he’d be acting and directing movies. Once viewed as just Kevin Smith’s slapstick sidekick, Mewes has grown into a career that is all his own. Since the original View Askewniverse titles, the New Jersey native has starred in roles that don’t involve weed-related hijinx, and he made his feature film directorial debut this year

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    Lizz Winstead, Lady Parts Justice blend comedy and activism at Golden Probe Awards (Interview)

    Lady Parts Justice League, founded by Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead, will unveil the second annual Golden Probe Awards this weekend from the historic Town Hall theater in New York City. The satirical award show seeks to raise awareness about legislators restricting women’s reproductive rights by nominating local politicians for tongue-in-cheek awards like Best Original Science or Best Adaptation of Reality. The event had all the trappings of a real

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    Ted Alexandro stresses the importance of owning your own comedy special in 2018 (Interview)

    Ted Alexandro is a beloved comic’s comic who continues to add to his prolific career. During his 25+ years in the industry, he has had two half-hour specials on Comedy Central, appeared on a variety of late night shows, and performed at iconic venues like Madison Square Garden and Carnegie Hall. If you’re a fan of stand-up, you should be a fan of the New York-native currently touring with Jim

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    Brad Pitt hates Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns (Video)

    Zach Galifianakis topped his previous presidential interview with a brilliant new episode of his Funny Or Die series Between Two Ferns. The guest this time is Brad Pitt (or Bradley Pitts, or Bart Pitt, or whatever). The Furry Fury star sits down with Galifianakis as he receives an odd assortment of questions, some of them eerily specific. Pitt pretty much refuses to answer most of the questions, including what losing his

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    Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

    Mark Normand, one of the fastest rising and most versatile comedians in the country, cut his teeth at open mics, bar shows and by performing in loft apartments. It’s that work ethic — and his joke writing prowess — that helped the Louisana native earn the respect of his fellow comedians and industry alike. His first album Still Got It was released recently on Comedy Central Records, as well as

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    Last Comic Standing’s Mike Vecchione talks new album, the comedy grind, more (Interview)

    If you were sitting in a comedy club and saw Mike Vecchione get on stage without knowing anything about him, you’d think that a cop or a firefighter quit the force to do comedy. You might expect a “tough guy” voice or maybe something akin to a former frat guy telling you the funny ways to chug a beer. So the shock that your average audience member might experience hearing

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    Stephen Colbert’s Comedy Central timeslot open, so how about Samantha Bee? Jason Jones seems to think it’s a great idea. So do we. (Exclusive video)

    Jason Jones and Samantha Bee might be the most adorable married couple in comedy (Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann might be a close second)– not to mention they’re both stellar on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as two of the more veteran correspondents. We recently had the chance to catch up with Jones and Bee on the red carpet of the American Comedy Awards in New York, airing this

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 87: Ted Alexandro interview

    On this brand new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I had the immense pleasure of chatting with Ted Alexandro, one of my all-time favorite comedians. Recorded in his Queens, NY apartment, Ted and I talked about his new special I Did It – it just came out today and you could download it here for whatever price you’d like – as well as how he expresses himself artistically when he’s

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    Donnell Rawlings on new comedy era, Guy Court and Chappelle’s Show (Laughspin Interview)

    Donnell Rawlings is often recognized from his iconic roles on Chappelle’s Show, namely Ashy Larry. And he doesn’t mind at all. Since his days as the ashy dice roller, he has continued touring his stand-up act, making his own comedy sketch videos and more recently has appeared as a talking head on MTV’s hit show Guy Code. His newest gig is as Judge Rawlings on MTV2’s recently debuted Guy Code

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    The very thorough Laughspin Interview with Pete Holmes

    Pete Holmes is not just a stand-up comic, but an all-encompassing comedian. Not only have you seen him perform stand-up on Comedy Central and Conan, but you’ve likely seen his digital shorts like Kid Farm or his Batman sketches (see below). Or you’ve seen shows he’s written for like the short-lived Outsourced. You could have seen his cartoon drawings in The New Yorker. And many have listened to his hit

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    Watch Joan Rivers in bed interviewing Margaret Cho for 30 minutes (Video)

    In her latest installment of In Bed with Joan, comedian Joan Rivers’ new Web series, Margaret Cho opens up about her very open relationship with her husband, dating Quentin Tarantino, why Cho isn’t a nurse– and also comedy! They talk about comedy. And Cho shows off her tattoos. Anyway, you should watch the entire thing. It’s excellent! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on

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    Watch a preview of Conan O’Brien’s interview with the writers of The Simpsons (Video)

    If you’re not familiar with Conan O’Brien’s Web series Serious Jibber-Jabber, you’re about to become quite intimate with it. On the April 15 episode, Team Coco will premiere an in-depth chat with the writers of The Simpsons. O’Brien – once a writer for the iconic animated series – sits down with fellow Simpsons scribes Al Jean, Mike Reiss, Jay Kogen and Jeff Martin. And here’s a preview. Be sure to

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    David Letterman confronts Lindsay Lohan about rehab and the results are excellent (Video)

    One of the many things I love about David Letterman is his ability to conduct honest interviews with so-called stars—and by “honest,” I mean he really doesn’t give a shit if a celebrity ever returns to his show. Allow me to submit this clip from last night’s Late Show, wherein he confronts Lindsay Lohan about her upcoming court-ordered rehab stint. While Lohan squirms a bit when he brings it up

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