Jonathan Van Ness and his quest for stand-up

Very few things in life are truly ‘overnight’. The whole notion of someone becoming an overnight sensation is make believe.… MORE
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Jason Mewes talks Jay and Silent Bob Get a Reboot, Clerks 3, and branching out on his own (Interview)

Jason Mewes has had an unexpected career—unexpected in that he certainly didn’t think growing up that he’d be acting and directing movies. Once viewed as just Kevin Smith’s slapstick sidekick, Mewes has grown into a career that is all his own. Since the original View Askewniverse titles, the New Jersey native has starred in roles that don’t involve weed-related hijinx, and he made his feature film directorial debut this year

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Brad Williams is a Degenerate (or at least his is according to his new Netflix special)

“I want to be able to talk about anything. I want to be able to talk about what’s going on… MORE
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Talking to the kids of “Mid90s,” the new comedy drama from Jonah Hill

If you told someone back in August of 2007 when Superbad was released that the star of the film would… MORE

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The Many Hats of Taran Killam

There is no hat maker in the world that can possibly produce hats fast enough for the likes of Taran… MORE

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Lizz Winstead, Lady Parts Justice blend comedy and activism at Golden Probe Awards (Interview)

Lady Parts Justice League, founded by Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead, will unveil the second annual Golden Probe Awards this weekend from the historic Town Hall theater in New York City. The satirical award show seeks to raise awareness about legislators restricting women’s reproductive rights by nominating local politicians for tongue-in-cheek awards like Best Original Science or Best Adaptation of Reality. The event had all the trappings of a real

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The Laughspin Interview with Jason Salmon (Exclusive Tracks)

Jason Salmon operates on one principle: If it’s funny, it’s funny. Unlike comedy purists, the engineer-turned-actor-turned-comedian is not above altering his jokes if he finds them to be too offensive. He ultimately arrives at the same decision in an end-around fashion that doesn’t involve morals, political correctness, or empathy for those offended by jokes. Salmon, whose album Force of Nature debuts October 23, wants everyone in the room to be brought

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Ted Alexandro: viral Louis CK clip not him “slamming a colleague” (Interview)

Ted Alexandro is a beloved comic’s comic who continues to add to his prolific career. During his 25+ years in the industry, he has had two half-hour specials on Comedy Central, appeared on a variety of late night shows, and performed at iconic venues like Madison Square Garden and Carnegie Hall. If you’re a fan of stand-up, you should be a fan of the New York-native currently touring with Jim

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Daniel Sloss: Not as dark as you may think

You can hate on Daniel Sloss. It may be popular to do so. You can label him as insensitive or… MORE

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A “Slice” of life with Paul Scheer

There is a total air of secrecy to this whole thing. Slice is not your typical film. And so this… MORE

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