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Punchline Magazine gets a sneak peek at Comedy Central’s new series Big Lake

By | June 24, 2010 at 10:21 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_12371" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Chris Gethard plays the lead in Comedy Central's upcoming series 'Big Lake.'"][/caption] On Monday, I went to Upright Citizens Brigade in New York to see a screening of Big Lake, an upcoming...

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Comedy Central’s parent Viacom loses three-year old lawsuit against YouTube

By | June 23, 2010 at 5:30 pm | One comment

Back in March we wrote about the lawsuit between Viacom (Comedy Central's parent company) and YouTube over video copyright infringement. Today, though, Viacom's $1 billion suit was dismissed. The courts declared YouTube is protected under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act...

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Comedians Greg Fitzsimmons, Ben Gleib pay tribute to George Carlin on radio show

By | June 23, 2010 at 1:32 pm | No comments

Two years after his death, Southern California Public Radio's Patt Morrison and comedians Greg Fitzsimmons and Ben Gleib joined together to pay tribute to the influential comedian. During the show, Morrison asked Fitzsimmons and Gleib about their experiences with Carlin. Then...

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Jerry Seinfeld lashes out at Lady Gaga: I hate her!

By | June 23, 2010 at 1:07 pm | One comment

Jerry Seinfeld has a bone to pick with the musical visionary responsible for bringing us "Alejandro." At a recent Mets game, Gaga got annoyed that she was in a seat where people could take pictures of her. Her logical reaction to the "invasion" of privacy was to strip and then...

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Punchline Magazine gets sneak peek inside Louie C.K.’s new FX show

By | June 23, 2010 at 10:53 am | One comment

[caption id="attachment_12314" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Louis C.K. arrives at Carolines in New York for the premiere party for his FX show "Louie.""][/caption] On Monday night, Louis CK walked the red carpet at Carolines with many of his co-stars in...

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Sketchfest NYC 2010: A recap

By | June 22, 2010 at 7:55 am | No comments

Sketchfest NYC 2010, a three day all-night sketch comedy festival celebrating acts from across the country went down June 10-12. The stage at Upright Citizens Brigade theatre saw over 20 acts, all sharing their own styles with the theater-goers (sometimes by using an audience...

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‘Hangover’ star named NBC’s Stand-up For Diversity spokesman

By | June 21, 2010 at 12:37 pm | No comments

NBC Universal recently named Ken Jeong the spokesperson for their 2010 "Stand-up for diversity" competition. You might recognize Jeong as the doctor with poor bedside manner in Knocked Up, junk-flashing tiny gangster Leslie Chow in The Hangover, or as SeƱor Ben Chang on NBC's...

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Pee-wee Herman will be ringleader for motorcycle rally

By | June 18, 2010 at 4:23 pm | No comments

Pee-wee Herman will head to Sturgis, South Dakota on August 8 and 9 to be a ringleader for festivities at the Legendary Buffalo Chip biker campground. The celebration is part of the 70th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. While he's there, Pee-wee will be taping his "New Sturgis...

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Louis C.K. tells Jon Stewart: I can’t say ‘retarded’ on FX

By | June 17, 2010 at 1:43 pm | No comments

Last night, Louis CK stopped by the Daily Show with Jon Stewart to promote his new FX show, Louie. The segment starts with a clip from Louie during which the comedian gets stuck at airport security and has to explain what his bottle of lube is for. Things quickly devolved into...

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