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Colin Quinn

A Deranged Stalker Tried To Kill Colin Quinn At MTV's Spring Break

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.12.2015 | Entertainment

For a certain generation, MTV and spring break will always go hand in hand. But the network's beachside bashes could have potentially cost Colin Quinn...

Why Colin Quinn Turned Down An 'Infuriating' Part On 'Law & Order'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.11.2015 | Comedy

Back in February, Colin Quinn said he considers it an insult that in all his years of "quasi-fame," he's never gotten the chance to guest star on "Law...

That Time Colin Quinn Ruined Robert DeNiro's Birthday Party

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.05.2015 | Fifty

Colin Quinn was quick to take the blame for ruining a birthday of Robert DeNiro's in a HuffPost Live conversation on Wednesday. The former SNL cast...

Colin Quinn's One Disappointment About The 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Bash

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.05.2015 | Comedy

Colin Quinn thought the "SNL" 40th anniversary celebration was "kind of great," but there was one person he'd hoped would show. "I wished [former '...

Colin Quinn Explains Why Comedy Suffers When It's The Cool Thing

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.22.2015 | Comedy

Comedy is becoming kind of "cool" again, isn't it? Writer and producer Jessica Pilot and videographer Christian Hendricks have started a new video ...

Katla McGlynn

Colin Quinn Talks New 'SNL' Cast Members | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.17.2014 | Comedy

As a former "Weekend Update" anchor, Colin Quinn is one of the few people who knows what's in store for new hire Michael Che. Of course, he has nothin...

Stolen Moment From The 2nd Annual Patrice O'Neal Benefit

Mindy Tucker | Posted 04.23.2014 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker


Colin Quinn Says Everyone In 'Girls' Is A Sociopath | Posted 02.03.2014 | TV

Is Colin Quinn a sociopath? Colin Quinn thinks so. "I'm a comedian!" he told Vulture at the Writers Guild Awards on Saturday. "It said so in the paper...

Colin Quinn Tells It Like It Was

Karen Geier | Posted 11.24.2013 | Comedy
Karen Geier

Colin Quinn has never been at a loss for words, and yet in 2011, he managed to do the impossible: Summarize the history of the world down to just...

Jimmy Fallon's Truly Epic 'Breaking Bad' Parody

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.12.2013 | Comedy

Somehow, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" still manages to surprise us with how far they're willing to go in the name of comedy. This 13-minut...

Colin Quinn's Keynote Address From ComedyPro at Just For Laughs (Audio)

Dylan Gadino | Posted 09.27.2013 | Comedy
Dylan Gadino

The former host of Tough Crowd took time to call out the industry -- producers, agents, managers et al -- for their questionable practices, one of which was the cancellation of Tough Crowd.

WATCH: Colin Quinn Says Weiner Has 'Respectable Package'

Posted 05.23.2013 | New York

Legendary comedian Colin Quinn dropped by HuffPost Live Wednesday to discuss his new off-Broadway show, "Unconstitutional." As he does in his stand-up...

Are Comedians Afraid To Make Fun Of Obama?

Posted 05.23.2013 | Comedy

Have comedians been cowed by Obama? Colin Quinn, stand-up comedian and former cast member of "Saturday Night Live," went after his cohorts for taking ...

'War And Peace' Sings! Colin Quinn Gets Scholarly! 'Family' Flops!

Michael Giltz | Posted 07.18.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

Turn the sprawling masterpiece War And Peace by Leo Tolstoy into a musical? Well, it worked for Les Miserables, so why not?

Our Favorite Comedy Photo Of The Week: Colin Quinn

Mindy Tucker | Posted 05.28.2013 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker


Colin Quinn Has A Few Ideas For Louis C.K.

Posted 10.22.2012 | Comedy

Louis C.K. will host "Saturday Night Live" for the first time on Nov.3., and since it's the last episode before the election, the pressure is on to ma...

'SNL' Alum Heads To 'Girls'

Posted 09.07.2012 | TV

The guest stars are piling up for Season 2 of "Girls," and Colin Quinn is the latest name on the HBO show's radar. Though details of his role are ...

A Reminder That Comedy Should Never, Ever Be Controversial

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 07.30.2012 | Comedy

If you're not following Colin Quinn (@iamcolinquinn) on Twitter, you really, really should be. If you know him only as a Weekend Update anchor -- or t...

TONIGHT: Yo-Yo People at Kennedy Center

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.09.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 9 1.) Yo-Yo People At Kennedy Center The Look Both Ways: Street Arts Across America series continues with the aptly...

TONIGHT: Trailer Park Boys At Lisner Auditorium

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.08.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THE NEXT 5 DAYS 1.) Trailer Park Boys At Lisner Auditorium This Canadian comedy phenomenon was doing "Eastbound and Down" nearly 10 year...

TONIGHT: EL James At Barnes and Noble Plus! Loretta Lynn

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.04.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR FRIDAY, MAY 4 1.) E. L. James Signs "Fifty Shades of Grey" at Bethesda's Barnes and Noble Because you know your mom will want a si...

History, Happiness and Colin Quinn

Charlotte Laws | Posted 05.20.2012 | Comedy
Charlotte Laws

Europeans outperform Americans on "historical facts about the world." Since Americans start the race 200 paces behind Europeans, why try in the first place? As a nation, we feel disadvantaged historically-speaking, so why further embarrass ourselves?

Jordan Zakarin

Colin Quinn Takes On The World | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 12.15.2011 | Entertainment

Colin Quinn isn't afraid to tell the difficult truth. You just may have to look closely to figure out what, exactly, that truth is. During his tenu...

Comedian Patrice O'Neal Dies At 41

Posted 12.01.2011 | Comedy

Patrice O'Neal, a fixture in the New York comedy scene for two decades who was most recently seen in the Comedy Central Roast Of Charlie Sheen, has pa...

Colin Quinn Explains Will Ferrell Feud

Vulture | Steve Heisler | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

About a week ago, Colin Quinn took to Twitter and said some surprising things: He claimed to be bitter about Will Ferrell's success (particularly his ...