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Colin Quinn

That Time Artie Lange Made A Sign Language Interpreter Cry On Stage

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.25.2015 | Comedy

Artie Lange stopped by to chat with HuffPost Live on Thursday and recounted quite the memorable experience with a sign language interpreter ...

In Like Quinn

Rob Taub | Posted 07.24.2015 | Entertainment
Rob Taub

Sherlock Holmes once said: "You see, but you do not observe. The distinction is clear." Colin Quinn not only observes people and their cultural idiosyncrasies, he describes them with remarkably keen wit and empathy in his hilarious new one-man show.

First Nighter: Colin Quinn Trots Out New York City Stereotypes for Some Yuks

David Finkle | Posted 07.23.2015 | Entertainment
David Finkle

What nicely distinguishes Quinn, who's the son of two teachers, is his broad knowledge of history and his consequent amusement at riffing on it. If he's intent on reducing it, stand-up-comic-like, to stereotypes, I suppose that's his business -- and a remunerative one at that.

Trainwrecked Values: Amy Schumer Sells Out... Slightly

Brandon Judell | Posted 07.20.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

This comedy is often so deliriously entertaining and so deftly constructed, you won't realize for a time that one of America's favorite, new, politically astute comics is having her values derailed.

INTERVIEW: Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow, And The 'Trainwreck' Comedy Tour

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.17.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

I had the opportunity to talk to this amazing cross-section of modern comedy on their swing through San Francisco, and what follows are edited highlights from several roundtable discussions.

Amy Schumer Triumphs in Trainwreck

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"This is the best night of my life," Amy Schumer addressed the exuberant crowd at Alice Tully Hall on Tuesday for the world premiere of her romantic comedy, Trainwreck. Director Judd Apatow stood nearby feeding the comedienne lines, reminding her to thank Universal and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, hosts of the spectacular launch, including the lavish after party at the refurbished Tavern on the Green.

Movie Review: Trainwreck -- Taking the Local to Comedy

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

To my mind, Trainwreck is both a very funny movie -- and yet another example of Apatow's inability to edit himself. Like every movie he's made, this one has several big laughs -- and could easily be 20 minutes shorter. 

The MovieFilm Podcast: Back to the Future, Trainwreck, and Comic-Con!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.14.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The MovieFilm gang starts out this week's show by welcoming celebrated author and pop culture historian Caseen Gaines to help celebrate thirty years of Back to the Future, and talk up his new must-read tome We Don't Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy.

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 ...