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Garfunkel & Oates release new douched up video

By | February 18, 2011 at 7:54 pm | No comments

At the risk of coming off as someone who only writes about Garfunkel & Oates, released yesterday, is a video from the group's new song "This Party Took a Turn for Douche." This slick video features Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci (of course) with the special guests Sarah...

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All Over Your Face: a Garfunkel and Oates money shot worth listening to

By | February 4, 2011 at 1:15 pm | No comments

Did you hear the good news? No, not that “thousands of years old gospel” Good News, but the release of the second Garfunkel and Oates album All Over Your Face. The album was released Tuesday on iTunes and CDBaby.com and has dominated the number one spot on the iTunes comedy...

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Nick Kroll: Character assassination

By | January 27, 2011 at 10:28 pm | One comment

Nick Kroll is a master at taking a stereotype, exaggerating it to the end of the Earth, and transforming it into characters that dynamically stand on their own as individual voices and points of view. He is an engineer designing ultimate vehicles of comedy. This weekend, Kroll...

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Judd Apatow stands up to Ricky Gervais

By | January 25, 2011 at 12:24 pm | 11 comments

Judd Apatow, the cash cow comedy producer (Judd Apacashcow?) did not like Ricky Gervais' brash hosting style on the Golden Globes. To voice his disdain, Apatow, while he was hosting the Producers Guild Awards, explained why certain jokes were unfair and too mean spirited; then...

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New comedy record set: 81 straight hours of stand-up

By | January 24, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments

Magooby's Joke House has accomplished the unthinkable-- 81 hours of continuous stand-up comedy, thus snagging them the new world record. Setting this record was no easy task as the club had strict guidelines to follow. According to Guinness Book of World Records,...

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Thursday stand-up: Rachel Reenstra

By | January 20, 2011 at 8:08 pm | No comments

For Rachel Reenstra, Facebook isn't meerely a social network but a place to learn who your true friends are. Also, it's a great place to ask Jesus The Christ some seriously deep...

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Wednesday stand-up: Jamie Kilstein

By | January 19, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 5 comments

Sarah Palin is the bane of my daily news reading. Thankfully, she is fodder for brilliant comics like Jamie...

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Tuesday stand-up: Chelsea Peretti

By | January 18, 2011 at 5:08 pm | One comment

This video made me realize something, when a fat guy takes the stage, I DO feel overly prepared to laugh. Chelsea Peretti shares some observations about weight and also about how a typical comedy audience responds to a fat guy jiggling around. I enjoyed this clip and I'm fairly...

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Monday stand-up: Seaton Smith

By | January 17, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments

Happy Martin Luther King Day everybody, from Seaton Smith and all of us at Punchline...

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