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New web series: Comedian Skyler Stone chronicles life as Hollywood assistant

By | May 6, 2010 at 12:19 pm | No comments

We’ve all heard horror stories about what it can be like to work under Hollywood power players. In a new web series, comedian Skyler Stone and his friend Robbie Kaller uncover the goings on of this unique, demanding and often miserable bitch job. The Life of a Celebity...

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Lewis Black to host Night of a Million Opinions at Just For Laughs

By | April 30, 2010 at 12:53 pm | No comments

Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival is pulling out the big guns once again. They’ve announced that the incomparably enraged Lewis Black will host Night of a Million Opinions, A Videotron Just For Laughs gala. The evening will feature no-holds-barred, opinionated comedy from...

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Richard Pryor’s ex Pam Grier: Doc found residual cocaine in my vagina

By | April 28, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments

Legendary comedian Richard Pryor made no secret of his copious drug use. His life was an open book that played out onstage. If you haven’t seen his bit about lighting himself on fire while free-basing, you should really do yourself favor and find it. Now, certainly a habit...

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Your first glimpse of Betty White on Saturday Night Live

By | April 26, 2010 at 4:25 pm | No comments

Here’s a video promo for Betty White’s upcoming, long-awaited, ultra-hyped Saturday Night Live episode – the gig she landed after the insistence of a massive, fan-based Facebook campaign. She’ll host a special Mothers’ Day episode on May 8 with Tina Fey, Amy Poehler,...

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Carolines On Broadway partners with Punchline Magazine for breakout comedy series

By | April 23, 2010 at 5:24 pm | No comments

Famed Times Square comedy club Carolines On Broadway is partnering with us at Punchline Magazine to launch the Breakout Artist Comedy Series, a four-month run of weekly live shows that will allow selected up and coming comedians to headline. The series is meant to highlight...

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Chris Rock recalls sage advice from Richard Pryor

By | April 16, 2010 at 5:06 pm | No comments

Chris Rock is a major MVP in the late guest department, and his recent appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon was up to his usual standard of excellence. When the subject of Rock producing a Richard Pryor biopic came up, Rock recalled a crude piece of advice he got from...

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Video: Sound Of Young America interview with Bill Hicks director and Hicks’ brother

By | April 16, 2010 at 4:07 pm | One comment

No comedy fan’s iTunes library is complete without a subscription to The Sound Of Young America podcast. Host Jesse Thorn conducts awesome interviews with people from different parts of the entertainment world. Most of them are comedy related, and Thorn does a great job of...

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Comedy Central picks up Onion Sports Network series

By | April 15, 2010 at 10:23 am | No comments

Comedy Central announced that it has officially picked up The Onion Sports Network for a 10 episode season. The announcement to pick up the pilot adapted from The Onion’s popular, sports world-lampooning webseries, was made by Kent Alterman, Comedy Central’s head of original...

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Comedy industry honors Dinner for Schmucks director

By | April 14, 2010 at 1:43 pm | No comments

Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival, the world’s biggest and most prestigious ha ha fest, is honoring director Jay Roach with its Comedy Director of the Year Award. The director is being honored at the Just For Laughs Comedy Conference for his upcoming flick Dinner For...

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