• Jerry Seinfeld: Kevin Hart is gonna be fine (Video)

    Jerry Seinfeld is the latest comedian weighing in on the controversy surrounding Kevin Hart and the Academy Awards. And the sitcom star thinks the Oscars, not Hart, got hurt the most by the Night School star’s decision to step down as host. Seinfeld recently spoke with Willie Geist for a Today interview that will air on Sunday. A newly released clip from the sit-down shows Geist asking Seinfeld about Hart

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    Jerry Seinfeld clarifies PC culture comments on Ricky Gervais Sirius XM show (Video)

    Jerry Seinfeld sounded off on PC culture during Ricky Gervais’s SiriusXM show Ricky Gervais Is Deadly Sirius, and not in the way you might expect. For years, it’s been rumored that Seinfeld refuses to do college shows because he’s disgusted with the restrictions put on comedy acts by liberal institutions. But on Gervais’s show, he set the record straight. When Gervais brings up the topic, the Long Island native begs, “Please

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    13 comedians’ surprising first roles

    Even the biggest comedy stars have to start somewhere. Local commercials, made-for-TV movies (before “special television events” were a thing), and brief character arcs on shows can be important first steps in long careers. Especially local commercials. Thankfully for major celebrities, those credits don’t appear on IMDB. We had to do a little digging. From the silly to the surprising, Laughspin is rounding up a list of our favorite first

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    10 comedy stars’ winning Halloween costumes

    Halloween is upon us and who doesn’t love a good costume? From funny to spooky, having the best costume can be an all-out war for the most over-the-top individual, especially in Hollywood. We rounded up what your favorite comedy stars are wearing this year. Which funny person do you think rocked the best costume? Tell us in the comments! Jerry Seinfeld and wife, Jessica Seinfeld as Little Red Riding Hood

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    Jerry Seinfeld Doesn’t Play Colleges Anymore Because They Are Too PC

    Comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld has no plans to perform on college campuses in the near future because he feels that this generation of young adults are too politically correct. While appearing on ESPN’s The Colin Cowherd Show, Seinfeld told the radio host that comics are staying away from colleges on purpose. “I hear a lot of people tell me, ‘Don’t go near colleges, they’re so PC.’ Seinfeld put his thoughts

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    What’s the deal with Seinfeld and Hulu?

    Hulu has bought the digital streaming rights to the oft-quoted NBC comedy Seinfeld. The video streaming service must have been tired of seeing competitor Netflix constantly in the headlines and cut a deal with Sony Pictures TV for all 180 episodes of the sitcom for nearly $160 million. Hulu announced the deal at its upfront presentation on Wednesday. Subscribers will be able to start bingewatching episodes in June. Netflix recently

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    Chris Rock calls attention to racist cops; posts selfie every time he is pulled over

    It’s hard to read the news these days without encountering one infuriating story after another about white cops getting away with killing unarmed black people. While it’s certainly true that not every cop is racist, there has been an unprecedented amount of brutality and violence against people of color captured on video, then distributed to the entire world through social media channels. Perhaps no one has been as vocal about

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    Fox News regular Betsy Hart blames Moshe Kasher for ruining quality time with her daughter

    There’s no denying you need impenetrable skin in order to become a successful comedian. No matter how funny and innovative you are, there will always be haters. And if you let the haters get to you as a comedian, you’ll become paralyzed, unable to perform, to create. But every once in a while, it seems, the temptation for a comedian to respond to a piece of hate mail is just

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    Lucy Ricardo hologram to be unveiled at Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Jerry Seinfeld headlines

    Jerry Seinfeld will headline the 2015 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena. The comedy festival in the I Love Lucy star’s hometown takes place each summer to celebrate Lucille Ball’s spirit of laughter. The comedian helped organize its first incarnation but passed away in April 1989 just before thousands of fans travelled to Jamestown. The festival brings the country’s top headliners to

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    Jerry Seinfeld, rapper Wale pretty much best friends (Videos)

    The annual Complex magazine list of the 50 Best Albums of the Year is a contentious race, fraught with both triumph and controversy. Inevitably, there are those left out who will feel snubbed by the magazine’s choices. Most artists take it, move on and try harder next time. Some, like D.C. rapper Wale, do not take these slights sitting down and last year made a now infamous phone call to

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    Wyatt Cenac on Brooklyn, Netflix special and getting personal (Laughspin interview)

    Wyatt Cenac’s newest one-hour comedy special Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn is an homage to not just his home city but also to the intimate way in which stand-up comedy is best consumed. Filmed at Union Hall, one of his home clubs in Brooklyn, the special finds the former Daily Show with Jon Stewart contributor performing for an enthusiastic group of fans and touching on a bit more personal topics than he

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    Chris Rock’s ‘Top Five’ hits theaters Dec. 5, also stars Rosario Dawson and Kevin Hart (Video)

    Comedian Chris Rock’s comedy Top Five has exited the Toronto International Film Festival with a distributor and a release date. Paramount Pictures will release Top Five on Dec. 5 in select theaters and nationwide on Dec. 12. The movie stars Rock, who also wrote and directed the film, as a comedian trying to reinvent himself as a serious actor. Sound like a guy we know? Rosario Dawson stars as his

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    Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Sarah Silverman on Jerry Seinfeld’s new Crackle web series Single Shots

    Jerry Seinfeld just wrapped up season four of his recently-renewed Crackle web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffe. Now his latest “between-the-seasons” project, Single Shots, has launched its first episode. The mini-sodes will feature multiple guests talking about the same topic. Seinfeld uses the hours of footage left over from Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee to compile shorter videos with the same big stars. The comedian will release a new

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    Brooklyn Cyclones ‘Seinfeld’ Night Includes Puffy Shirts, Soup Nazi, Keith Hernandez Bobbleheads, And Elaine Dancing Contest (VIDEO)

    The Brooklyn Cyclones minor league baseball team held a Seinfeld night on Saturday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the classic sitcom. It was real, and it was spectacular. The Seinfeld night began outside the stadium, where the famous “Soup Nazi” was on hand to feed customers (provided they followed his strict instructions, of course). From there, fans entered the stadium, which was  temporarily renamed Vandelay Industries Park in honor of

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    Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

    Before he was the king of comedy movies, Judd Apatow was a comedy connoisseur. The Anchorman producer, who used to interview famous comedians for his high school radio station, will release a compilation book through Random House featuring interviews he’s conducted over the last 30 years. Stick in the Head will boast conversation transcriptions between Apatow and comedy icons like Mel Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Lena Dunham (whose HBO

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