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Jerry Seinfeld joins Twitter; whips out concentration camp joke

Jerry Seinfeld joins Twitter; whips out concentration camp joke

By | July 17, 2011 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments

As iconic as he is, Jerry Seinfeld did not have an official presence online until he launched his site JerrySeinfeld.com on May 6. Well, before this past weekend even started, Jerry made another technological leap to the delight of his many fans: he joined Twitter. As of this...

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Jenna Fischer’s pregnancy will be worked into “The Office”

Jenna Fischer’s pregnancy will be worked into “The Office”

By | July 15, 2011 at 9:23 am | One comment

Since the season finale of The Office (and Steve Carell's departure) earlier this year, every cast member of the hit NBC show has been disappointingly tight-lipped about what's to come for season eight. Sure, now we know Emmy giant James Spader has been cast as CEO of Sabre,...

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The Green Room with Paul Provenza premieres tonight; watch a preview

The Green Room with Paul Provenza premieres tonight; watch a preview

By | July 14, 2011 at 5:43 pm | No comments

Dear, comedy nerds. Today is the day you order Showtime, (they're giving $25 cash back when you subscribe) visit a friend who has Showtime or simply tune into the damn cable network because you already have Showtime. Why? Well, because The Green Room with Paul Provenza premieres...

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Watch comedian Sheng Weng give an honest tour of Central Park

Watch comedian Sheng Weng give an honest tour of Central Park

By | July 14, 2011 at 3:03 pm | No comments

Summer in New York City -- or, really just about anywhere that has seasons -- can feel like an endurance test. At least it does to me, a guy who spends a lot of time in New York and who would rather lay naked on a full-powered air conditioner unit than even look at a beach. I'll...

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Interview: Adam Hammer proves a stable childhood can still breed thoughtful (and funny) comedy

Interview: Adam Hammer proves a stable childhood can still breed thoughtful (and funny) comedy

By | July 14, 2011 at 1:10 pm | No comments

Editor's note: When Punchline Magazine became Laughspin.com, we also became a little something more-- and that is, purveyors, of sort, of comedy. In short, Laughspin Records is now a thing. And we're putting out albums from comedians and comedic performers we believe in. Our...

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Punchline Magazine has become Laughspin.com!

Punchline Magazine has become Laughspin.com!

By | July 13, 2011 at 6:57 pm | No comments

In September, PunchlineMagazine.com would've turned six years old had it not become Laughspin.com first. I'll explain. For close to a year now, we've been revamping, redesigning and rebranding the site I launched, along with graphic designer Bill Bergmann, on Sept. 15,...

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Pay what you want for Margaret Cho’s album and be a good person while you’re at it

Pay what you want for Margaret Cho’s album and be a good person while you’re at it

By | July 13, 2011 at 4:40 pm | No comments

Although her most recent album Cho Dependent was released nearly a year ago, Margaret Cho has been doing a fine job of keeping our attention on it. The all-musical comedy album featuring the likes of Ani DiFranco, Fiona Apple and Tegan and Sara not only plays well on its own,...

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Watch Patton Oswalt explode

Watch Patton Oswalt explode

By | July 13, 2011 at 4:02 pm | No comments

Last week, we watched Patton Oswalt get kicked in the balls in his 5 Second Films debut. Shortly after the clip went live, Oswalt warned us that there would be more coming. He totally didn't lie. Because this morning, another five seconds of Oswalt bliss was bestowed upon all of...

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Mila Kunis on the cover of GQ’s Comedy Issue: a step forward or back for women in comedy?

Mila Kunis on the cover of GQ’s Comedy Issue: a step forward or back for women in comedy?

By | July 12, 2011 at 12:23 pm | 6 comments

For their fourth annual Comedy Issue, mens's interest mag GQ has chosen actress Mila Kunis as their cover woman. It's newsworthy, I suppose, since she's not a dude; the likes of Zach Galifianakis, Seth Rogen, Tracy Morgan and Paul Rudd have graced the comedy-themed issue in...

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