8 brilliant stand-up specials on Netflix to celebrate Black History Month

Happy Black History Month! Black comedians have been an integral part of stand-up comedy for decades. Netflix has produced several specials where black comedians speak their truths about racism, privilege, and politics. To celebrate the work of black comics, Laughspin is bringing eight Netflix specials that will have you laughing (and thinking) not just in February, but all year round! W. Kamau Bell: Private School Negro W. Kamau Bell: Private

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Comedians of the World: Navigating each region of Netflix’s global stand-up event

Netflix just dropped over 20 hours of stand-up with their new global comedy event Comedians of the World. The event may be some Americans’ first experience of stand-up comedy from other countries but in different languages. The series showcases half-hour sets from 47 different comedians in 13 different regions in 8 different languages. With almost a full day’s worth of content, Comedians of the World can feel daunting, but Laughspin

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The Laughspin Interview with comedian Carly Aquilino of MTV show Girl Code

Over the last few years, MTV and MTV2 have taken inspiration from their bonded-by-Viacom relatives at Comedy Central and have become a force in the world of original comedy programming. Scripted series Awkward is headed for its fourth season, unscripted shows like Guy Code, Money from Strangers and Failosophy have boosted the profiles of up-and-coming comedians and, of course, Nikki and Sara Live is in the midst of its second

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