• Amy Schumer on making people squirm, death threats and her comedy evolution (Laughspin Interview)

    If 2012 was a good year for Amy Schumer – and it was – 2013 will undoubtedly be a great one. Having premiered her first hour-long stand-up special Mostly Sex Stuff (videos below) on Comedy Central in August, Schumer is now in the midst of shooting her own sketch series for the network. You’ll have to wait until April 30 for the first episode. But the good news is that

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    Win tickets to see comedian Bill Bailey’s “Dandelion Mind” tour

    Bill Bailey has long been considered one of the UK’s most diverse and respected comedians, having snagged himself a pile of awards while releasing half a dozen concert DVDs and acting in some of Britain’s most critically-acclaimed comedies (Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Black Books). And now, the accomplished stand-up, actor and musician — he uses all of these skills in his live act, by the way — is about to

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    Chris Tucker announces stand-up comedy tour

    Longtime comedian and actor Chris Tucker has announced an 18-date stand-up comedy tour. Produced by Live Nation, the shows starts August 19th in Long Beach, CA. Tickets go on sale July 15 through ticketmaster.com and livenation.com. Early in his career, Tucker gained a reputation throughout the Los Angeles comedy circuit for his trademark style, incomparable delivery and signature voice and was invited to be on Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam

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    A glance back at the South Beach Comedy Festival; Wanda Sykes, Adam Carolla and more

    Comedy Central’s South Beach Comedy Festival recently hit lower Miami Beach like an entertainment hurricane, providing a new nightlife option for local residents bored to tears with the 85 degree winters, golden beaches and clubs full of physically perfect people. On Wednesday, March 2, I took in the first show of the festival – Doug Benson at the Colony Theatre. In all fairness, it was 7:30 on a Wednesday night,

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