• Saturday Night Live recap: Matt Damon, celebrity impressions close out SNL’s 2018

    Last night was the final Saturday Night Live of 2018 and the crew went out on a good one. Matt Damon came back for the first time in over a decade to host. Though he had come back earlier in the season to play Brett Kavanaugh, he really got to shine this week. He brought the kind of commitment to hosting that showed how much he really loves SNL. He

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    Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are producing a show starring Tom Papa

    Ben Affleck and Matt Damon have struck a deal with CBS to develop a half-hour comedy series starring comedian Tom Papa. Fresh on the heels of his just-released comedy album and special Freaked Out, the show – titled More Time with Family – would find Papa portraying a father who decides to ditch his life on the road for a more traditional life at home, according to Deadline. 20th Century

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 61: Brian Posehn, Nick Offerman, Chris DiStefano

    This week on The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I give you a taste of Brian Posehn’s new album, The Fartist, we listen to comedian Chris DiStefano’s stand-up television debut on Late Show with David Letterman and deliver you tons of news on Nick Offerman’s new animated project Axe Cop (spoiler: Mike ends up in tears from laughing), a comedian who’s getting fined $15,000 for alleged ‘homophobic,’ remarks and I tell

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    Matt Damon surprises crowd at comedian Tom Papa’s taping for SiriusXM

    The real Jason Bourne — take that, Jeremy Renner! — surprised an intimate New York City crowd at the Comedy Cellar’s sister club at the Village Underground tonight during comedian Tom Papa’s taping of Come to Papa. The show, taped for SiriusXM, finds Papa as the host of an old-school radio show — complete with narrator, jazz band and expertly crafted scripted sketches — intercut with stand-up comedy sets. Tonight’s

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    Matt Damon gags Jimmy Kimmel: ‘I am Luke Skywalker and he’s the Death Star’ (Videos)

    Perhaps one of the funniest late-night gimmicks of all time went down last night, as Matt Damon “took over” Jimmy Kimmel Live. Viewers of the highly-popular show know the running gag, in which Kimmel apologizes to the movie star for running out of time before they’re able to welcome him to the guest chair. Of course, that gag slowly started after 2008, when Kimmel’s then-girlfriend Sarah Silverman released her viral

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    Tom Papa cast as Liberace’s ‘glittery’ friend in biopic with Matt Damon

    Laughspin can confirm that comedian Tom Papa has been cast in Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra, alongside Matt Damon, Michael Douglas and Dan Aykroyd. Papa will play Liberace’s manager and producer Ray Arnett; Douglas had been already cast as Liberace, while Damon will play Scott Thorson, the late musician’s partner and Aykroyd will play Liberace’s manager Seymour Heller. Rob Lowe is also rumored to be co-starring. “There

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    Ben Stiller, Sean Penn, Matt Damon and more join Bill Clinton in Funny or Die video

    Because the grass is always greener, after eight years of the Bush presidency, Bill Clinton is remembered as an exceptionally cool and well-doing president, so it would make sense that some of our biggest celebrities still answer to Slick Willie and scramble to appease the man and his Clinton Foundation: Celebrity Division. In this Funny or Die video, watch as Ben Stiller heads a brainstorming session with the likes of

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