• Twitter suspends Laughspin writer’s Bill Nye parody account, 200,000 followers sad

    It doesn’t happen often, but every once in a while Twitter will decide to suspend a hilarious parody account, because it violates their policy that states no user is permitted to imitate another person. And this week, it happened to one of our own, Laughspin scribe and comedian Lucas Gardner. The nearly 200,000 tweeters following @Bill_Nye_tho, which imagined the famous mechanical engineer as a sort-of stoner who, unlike the real

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    Ricky Gervais dives into the tech world, launches social media voice app for iPhone

    Ricky Gervais is just like an alcoholic, except with work. In addition to starring in and producing a seemingly countless number of television and Internet projects, the British comedian has just launched an iPhone application— but it’s not the typical self-promotional comedian app. This is a real-deal, entrepreneurial move for the comedian. It seems Gervais has long been interested in marrying human voice to social media, which is why he

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    The Simpsons comic books now available for iPad and iPhone

    Less than a month after wrapping up the 34-year run of his comic strip Life in Hell, Matt Groening proves that he’s not turning his back on the comic world. Fans of The Simpsons might be excited to hear about the new partnership between the digital comics platform comiXology and Groening’s Bongo Comics. Together they’re bringing The Simpsons comic book app to the iPad and iPhone. The partnership was announced

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    Comedian Nikki Glaser beautifully captures subway life using Instagram (Photo gallery)

    Wildly popular Smartphone app Instagram has changed the way technology lovers take, display and share photos. And if you follow the right people, it can even enhance the love you have for your favorite comedians. I’ve been following comedian Nikki Glaser for weeks now, and I’m never disappointed by the photos she uploads. Her strength is slice-of-life photography– specifically, New York City subway life. Almost daily, Glaser’s Instagram feed is

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    Comedian Shane Mauss thinks our toilets will be doctors in the future (Video)

    Comedian Shane Mauss has been in our sights for years now. Why? Because he’s fucking funny, that’s why. We even named his debut album Jokes To Make My Parents Proud one of the 10 best comedy albums of 2010. He was also included on our list of 11 funniest stories told by comedians, which, has gone pretty viral with nearly 20,000 people sharing the list with friends. So, it’s nice

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    Video: Natasha Leggero feels desperation, anxiety and a yearning for the 1920s, or maybe the 1980s

    We all engage in destructive behavior from time to time in order to shield ourselves from reality. Some people drink booze; others smoke pot; and what I do is others hire attractive coeds to punch them in the face until they lose consciousness. The point is, it’s not cool to judge, especially if you’re willing to get help for your vices. In the video below, a segment taken from Comedy

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