• Laughspin Podcast – episode 116: Kevin Meaney, Amy Schumer, Seeso

    This week on The Laughspin Podcast, Dylan and Mike chat about the sad, untimely death of comedian Kevin Meaney, why, it seems, Amy Schumer is constantly in trouble, how this absolutely insane presidential election season has affected the comedy world – especially Saturday Night Live – and all the cool, exclusive streaming comedy currently being put out by Seeso. In fact, this episode is sponsored by Seeso, the all-comedy streaming

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    Ralphie May talks growing up poor, Sam Kinison and respect on The Laughspin Podcast (Audio)

    With seven stand-up comedy specials under his belt and the ability to sell out theaters across the country, Ralphie May is one of the most prolific comedians of our time. He’s only 43 and already has 25 years in the business. His latest special Unruly is now streaming on Netflix, so we thought it was the perfect time to catch up with Ralphie on The Laughspin Podcast. Below are just

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    VIDEO: Laughspin Podcast with Robert Kelly, Rachel Feinstein, Kurt Metzger, Andrew Schulz

    Since I started covering comedy in 2005 – when Laughspin was called Punchline Magazine – the world of comedy has exponentially grown in popularity. Back then there was a handful of comedy festivals in the United States; now, there’s well over 50. More comedians are headlining theaters and comedy programming on television is everywhere. It used to be Comedy Central, along with HBO and Showtime to a much lesser degree,

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 101: Chris Rock, Artie Lange, Lena Dunham

    It’s been a long, long time since we’ve recorded a proper comedy news podcast edition of The Laughspin Podcast with Mike Gogel, Laughspin Podcast co-host. But we finally got it together after many one-one-interview episodes I did with the likes of Judd Apatow, Dane Cook, Cameron Esposito, Carly Aquilino and more. Hopefully you guys enjoyed those or if you haven’t listened yet you’ll feel compelled to do so soon! But

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    Laughspin Podcast: Jeannette Rizzi talks Blindsided, suicide, monks and nuns

    On the newest episode of The Laughspin Podcast – the historic 100th episode! – Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino sits down with comedian Jeannette Rizzi. While the chat with Rizzi is filled with fun, laughs, hijinks and more, the pair do delve into more serious fare like depression and suicide. It’s all part of Rizzi’s hope to bring awareness to suicide prevention. She’s currently raising money to properly fund Blindsided, a

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    Dane Cook on Tinder, Robert Downey Jr, Troublemaker and more! (Laughspin Podcast)

    Dane Cook has been in the comedy business for nearly 25 years and by his own account he’s the happiest he’s ever been— both personally and professionally. That’s one of the many things he chatted about with Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino on the latest episode of The Laughspin Podcast. With the premiere of his latest hour-long stand-up comedy special Troublemaker on Showtime this past weekend, Cook is more excited than

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 98: Carly Aquilino of MTV’s ‘Girl Code’

    Now in its third season on MTV, Girl Code has not only become one of cable television’s most popular shows but it has helped propel the careers of a new crop of young, talented comedians. And that’s certainly true in the case of Carly Aquilino, the 23-year-old Long Island native is a standout star of Girl Code and has been criss-crossing the country for the last few years performing in

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 96: Robert Kelly interview

    On a new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino hangs out with comedian Robert Kelly at his home in New York State. Gadino and Kelly chat about the comedian’s own podcast You Know What Dude, his upcoming role in Denis Leary’s new FX series Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, his new hour long comedy special, what true happiness is and his new role as a father. “This year has been very

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 92: Gilbert Gottfried talks new podcast, Aflac, SNL, Shakespeare and more!

    On this week’s episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with the legendary, iconic and often controversial Gilbert Gottfried. And here’s a little behind-the-scenes info on what went down that day I visited his New York apartment. Gottfried greets me at his door in a bathrobe and little else. Scandalous! I’m assuming he was wearing drawers. Though I was afraid I had mixed up the time of our appointment,

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    Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: A new comedy podcast

    Welcome to the very first episode of Laugh Tracks by Laughspin. The concept is very simple. Each Week, Laughspin Podcast co-host Mike Gogel hosts Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, a short broadcast featuring three stand-up comedy tracks from an expertly curated list of comedians. The first episode of Laugh Tracks focuses in on the great state of Arizona. It’s the home of The Grand Canyon, The Hoover Dam and some truly

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 88: Harold Ramis, Jimmy Fallon, SXSW

    In a new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I pay homage to Harold Ramis, who died at the age 69. The legendary comedy writer, director and actor gave us classic flicks like Animal House, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, Stripes, Meatballs and the list goes on. He’ll truly be missed. On a lighter note, we also talk about Jimmy Fallon’s first week hosting The Tonight Show, the comedians heading down

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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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    Laughspin Podcast episode 86: Live at SF Sketchfest with Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman, Sara Schaefer, Lauren Ashley Bishop

    Recorded live at the Dark Room theater in San Francisco during SF Sketchfest on Jan. 25, I was thrilled to welcomes guest co-host Lauren Ashley Bishop and guests Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman and Sara Schaefer to The Laughspin Podcast! I have to say, this was tons of fun, you guys. Lauren did an outstanding job helping me host, Sara opened up, Natasha was her usual evil/charming self and Brett —

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    Laughspin Podcast goes live in San Francisco on Jan. 25 with Natasha Leggero

    This Saturday, Jan. 25, The Laughspin Podcast will go live in San Francisco during SF Sketchfest. Laughspin editor and podcast host Dylan Gadino will be joined by guest co-host Lauren Ashley Bishop as the pair welcome guests Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman and Sara Schaefer! It’s all going down at the Dark Room Theater at 2263 Mission Street (between 18th and 19th streets). Tickets are only $15, and you can guarantee

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 84: Live with guests Colin Quinn, W. Kamau Bell and Dave Hill

    We change things up on a new episode of the Laughspin Podcast. For the first time, we’re live and in front of an audience. This special episode was produced for the NY Podfest and was recorded on Sunday, Jan. 25 at Fontana’s in New York. Our guests were comedians Colin Quinn, W. Kamau Bell and Dave Hill. Before taking questions from the audience, we had some great discussions about the

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