• Adam Sandler casts first Netflix film Ridiculous 6 with…Vanilla Ice?

    Adam Sandler has cast his first Netflix movie with an interesting variety of actors. Ridiculous 6 will star Sandler with Twilight’s Taylor Lautner, Nick Nolte, Whitney Cummings, Steve Buscemi, Rob Schneider, Nick Swardson and…Vanilla Ice? Entertainment website The Wrap reports that the cast also includes country music star Blake Shelton, Dan Aykroyd, Will Forte, Terry Crews, Luke Wilson, Steve Zahn, Danny Trejo and Jon Lovitz. Netflix struck a never-before-seen deal

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    The ‘Simpsons Take the Bowl’ for live performance featuring Weird Al Yankovic, Hank Azaria, Matt Groening and more!

    After 25 years on television the team behind The Simpsons still know how to get its rabid fans excited about the iconic animated series. For the first time ever, the cast of The Simpsons will appear live on stage— but only for three nights (Sept. 12, 13, 14) at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Dubbed The Simpsons Take the Bowl, cast members like Hank Azaria – he voices Apu,

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    In honor of Roger Ebert’s passing, you should watch his episode of The Critic (Full episode)

    You’ve undoubtedly heard the sad news that Roger Ebert, the world’s most famous movie critic has died at the age of 70, succumbing to cancer. While we’re not going to attempt to write about what a powerful, influential figure Ebert was — we’ll let his hometown newspaper, the Chicago Sun-Times do that — we did want to remind you about one of our favorite episodes of The Critic, wherein Ebert

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    Jon Lovitz sues comedy club business partner, alleges he stole more than $100,000

    Comedian Jon Lovitz was bilked of more than $100,000 from his business partner, according to a lawsuit filed yesterday in Los Angeles Superior Court. At the center of the suit is Frank Kelley, with whom Lovitz opened the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club on Universal CityWalk in Universal City in 2009. After the former Saturday Night Live castmember invested $1.5 million in the club, Kelley was expected to manage day-to-day operations.

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    Jon Lovitz exposes teen ‘Jew haters’ on Twitter

    Comedian, comedy club owner and butt of many Comedy Central roast jokes, Jon Lovitz, doesn’t take shit from anybody. Literally. Lovitz came to the aid of a childhood friend whose daughter was being bullied by girls from school. It turns out three teenage bullies left dog shit and smeared maple syrup in the shape of swastikas outside of the teenage girl’s home in Northridge, California. The popular funny man took

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    Real Housewives uses stand-up comedy as a plot point, like other reality shows before them

    We’re guessing that most dedicated Laughspin readers don’t make a habit of tuning in to any of the Real Housewives shows on Bravo. We’re not judging; we’re just saying it’s likely not the same demographic. So, chances are you missed last night’s episode of the Orange County arm of the franchise. In it, Slade (Gretchen Rossi’s boyfriend) decides he can perform stand-up comedy– you know, because any moron can do

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    Patrice Oneal, Amy Schumer, more added to Charlie Sheen roast

    Joining the already-stellar roster of roasters announced for the upcoming Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen, will be comedians Patrice Oneal, Amy Schumer and Jon Lovitz. In addition to those comedian types, actors William Shatner and Kate Walsh will also try their hand at verbally destroying the embattled Sheen. Oh, and what’s that? Of COURSE guitarist Slash of Guns ‘N Roses fame will make a special appearance. And you’ll be

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    Preview: Jon Lovitz guests on Hot in Cleveland tonight

    On tonight’s new episode of Hot in Cleveland, Saturday Night Live legend Jon Lovitz will guest star as a hobo who ultimately gets engaged to Joy (Jane Leeves). What’s more is that Lovitz, himself, will be chatting with fans live right here starting at 9:45 pm EST; the show begins at 10 pm EST. To get you in the mood, here’s a wee preview of Jon’s performance in tonight’s episode.

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    Kyle Cease comedy bootcamp adds comedic star power

    The Stand-up Bootcamp with Kyle Cease, a 60-hour intensive comedy workshop, opened enrollment this week. What makes this bootcamp unique is the group of established comics that have agreed to join Kyle Cease’s project. Louie Anderson, Jon Lovitz, Steve Byrne, Alonzo Bodden and John Heffron are just some of the stand-ups that will be involved. The workshop will help amateur comics with their stage presence and writing, and will give

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