• Sober January motivation: 9 comedians who got clean

    It’s Sober January for many people as the calendar turned to 2019. Many out there take the month off drinking for Sober January, while others may have made their New Year’s resolution to get clean. Kicking an addiction is always a popular New Year’s resolution and drinking less is reportedly in the top ten reported popular resolutions for 2019. Getting sober is hard, but many accomplish it. With help from meetings,

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    Steve Carell’s celebrity game show ‘Riot’ boasts Tom Green, D.L. Hughley, Mayim Bialik, more!

    Steve Carell’s celebrity improv game show Riot has been ordered to series and will feature famous guests including Jason Alexander, Cheryl Hines and Carell himself! Originally developed under the name Slide Show, Riot has a regular cast of contestants playing improv games with Hollywood celebrities while on a stage that is slanted at a 22-degree angle. Think Whose Line Is It Anyway? meets Wipeout!. Executive producer and contestant Carell brought

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    Rob Delaney on his book, his magical child and how he’s like Toni Morrison (Laughspin Interview)

    It’s been only a year since Rob Delaney released his first comedy special – the stellar Live at the Bowery Ballroom – but the workhorse comedian has gifted the world with yet another gem: his first book, Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage. The book is funny, of course, but it’s liberally infused with darkly serious recounts and ruminations on Delaney’s pre-comedy life, which found the Boston

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    Comedy at Fun Fun Fest, day 3: Sarah Silverman, Rob Delaney, Bridget Everett, Doug Mellard

    Your intrepid reporter found herself in the comedy tent of Fun Fun Fun Fest yesterday for a final day of madness. The tent was still steamy and weed-filled from Saturday’s performances — these included Jenny Slate, Doug Benson, Craig Robinson and Tenacious D — but no matter. She soldiered onward and delivers this dispatch today no worse for the wear. I found my way into the tent halfway through a

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    You should buy comedian Rob Delaney’s board game, or just watch this video

    Comedian Rob Delaney is not just a guy who’s really funny on Twitter and who is writing a book and who has his own hour-long stand-up special and who takes naps in his car and who is tall. He’s a guy with his own fucking board game. A board game. I have no idea what’s going on in this world, but I like it. It’s called Rob Delaney’s War of

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    SXSW Comedy, Day 1: Comedy Bang! Bang! and Burning Love

    AUSTIN — Hey hey, everybody! I’m back for my third year of sharing some of the lovely comedic jewels of Austin, Texas’s South by Southwest with you friendly Laughspin readers. This year, the fest has bulked up its comedy offerings substantially: three different venues with simultaneous shows, podcast tapings, stand-up showcases, parties, mass hysteria. Get ready, because it’s about to get real. It seemed fitting to kick off the fest

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    You should read comedian Rob Delaney’s message to voters

    Though he’s widely known for his hilarious, off-color quips on Twitter, comedian Rob Delaney has, in recent months, become increasingly vocal about the presidential election. Over the summer, in fact, his tweets became the most re-tweeted on the subject of Mitt Romney. Delaney has now harnessed his influence — 648,000 Twitter followers and rising — to encourage Americans to vote for Barack Obama on Nov. 6., reasoning, among other things,

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    See what it takes to get comedian Rob Delaney off (Video)

    Rob Delaney isn’t just a brilliantly funny writer and stand-up comedian. He’s a complex man with complex needs– and that extends to sexy time in the sack. And thanks to this BBC Comedy exclusive, we get to see that fist hand. Check out Delaney and Irish actress and comedian Sharon Horgan talk sex (and power tools) in this riveting short. Be sure to check out our recent interview with Delaney.

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    Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

    Did you know there’s a huge presidential election going down in November? You did? Well, aren’t you just the little news junkie. How about this: Did you know tomorrow is the first ever National Voter Registration Day? You did not. Stop lying. In honor of this special day, wherein all Americans are encouraged to register to vote (if they haven’t already; you can’t register twice, you guys), a huge list

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    Rob Delaney talks new special, Twitter, stand-up, family, napping and more! (Laughspin interview)

    Over the last few years, comedy lovers have happily followed Rob Delaney on his amazing journey from Twitter phenom to respected writer and stand-up comedian. And this month,  there’s a huge payoff for us, as if his constant stream of brilliantly tweets wasn’t enough. The Boston-bred, Los Angeles-based comic’s first stand-up comedy special Rob Delaney: Live at the Bowery Ballroom is now currently available via digital download for $5, which

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    Rob Delaney will self-release his first stand-up comedy special

    Comedian and Twitter star, Rob Delaney is following the lead of Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, and Jim Gaffigan by selling his own original content for download via his website, robdelaney.com. Live At The Bowery Ballroom will be available for download on Sept. 4 The cost: $5. The special was culled from 10 consecutive shows Delaney performed this past Spring in New York City. Delaney’s special cost under a fifth of

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    Kevin Hart, Ricky Gervais, Patton Oswalt and more to headline New York Comedy Festival

    This year’s New York Comedy Festival will run Nov. 7 – 11. The schedule was announced this week, and as always they’ve put together an impressive line-up. The ninth annual festival, in partnership with Comedy Central, brings Aziz Ansari, Adam Carolla, Rob Delaney, Jim Gaffigan, Ricky Gervais, Kevin Hart, Artie Lange, Bill Maher, Patton Oswalt, Brian Regan, Marlon and Shawn Wayans and Robin Williams to the city’s biggest venues, including

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    Comedian Rob Delaney and Mitt Romney are best friends in new Web comic

    Browsing the top three mentions of Mitt Romney on Twitter, you might notice that comedian and Twitter powerhouse, Rob Delaney is consistently represented there, undermining Romney. Delaney earned himself the title of Comedy Central’s “Funniest Person On Twitter” earlier this year and has amassed over 520,000 followers. Delaney’s Romney inspired tweets have pushed his Twitter fame further. Political news source, Bloomberg Businessweek recently profiled Delaney as “Mitt Romney’s Twitter Nemesis.”

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    The Laughspin video interview with Rob Delaney

    Comedian Rob Delaney has a lot of shit going on– and it’s all good. He’s a new father, he’s got a book coming out through Random House, he just recorded his first hour-long stand-up special and now he’s the face of the Klondike Comedy Showcase. And we cover all of that and more during this chat, filmed yesterday. Check it out. So, if you want to enter the Klondike Comedy

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    Yahoo! and Funny or Die to present mock GOP debate with Horatio Sanz, Rob Delaney, more!

    The GOP Presidential Primaries have been filled with entertaining moments (the rise and fall of Cain, Rick Perry’s ‘Oops’ and the fact that Ron Paul still stands a chance). More frequent than embarrassing live moments and odd campaign ads have been a slew of GOP debates. If you can stand one, it was announced Thursday that Yahoo! and Funny Or Die will team up Friday morning to present a mock

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