• Comedian Rick Shapiro diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (Exclusive)

    A little over a year after he suffered a “cardiac event,” Laughspin can now report that veteran comedian Rick Shapiro has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, a degenerative disorder that effects the central nervous system. The diagnosis was made April 25 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, according to Shapiro’s manager Tracy DeMarzo, who adds the news comes after 10 years of misdiagnoses at other facilities. “It sounds like

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    Comedian Rick Shapiro suffers ‘cardiac event’ (Exclusive)

    Though he’s in the midst of a career arc, Laughspin can confirm that cult comedian Rick Shapiro has suffered a “mild cardiac event” exacerbated by a hypersensitivity to prescribed medication. He’s currently resting in a Los Angeles-area hospital, Shapiro’s manager Tracy DeMarzo tells Laughspin. The incident occurred on Friday, April 13, which also happened to be Shapiro’s birthday. On that day, a message on Shapiro’s official Twitter feed read, “The

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    Watch Louis C.K. and friends contemplate busboy's life in "Louie" extra scene

    With the premiere of the second season of Louie hitting FX this Thursday at 10:30 pm EST, the ever-giving Louis C.K. gifted the Internet mere moments ago with this extra scene from the first season of the show. Oh, and you should know that said first season is out on DVD and Blu-ray today. So, you should buy the shit out of that. Just click the image below. For now,

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