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Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about funny shit

By | April 19, 2011 at 10:20 am | No comments

Good morning, comedy news wanters. You may have noticed that from time to time, I've been collecting some links and throwing them at you some mornings. Why am I doing this, you might be asking. Well, sometimes we, at Punchline Magazine, need to get you comedy-related info that...

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David Cross, Jason Nash, Laura Silverman star in "Ecommando," new Atom.com series

By | April 18, 2011 at 5:28 pm | No comments

A few years ago, I was introduced to comedian Jason Nash via his Great Moments from Jason Nash's Marriage web series. I always thought the quality of the sketches -- short, sweet and smart -- deserved more views online than each video earned. Which is why I'm glad to see Nash in...

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Mike Birbiglia's "Sleepwalk with Me" album drops tomorrow; celebrate with new animation!

By | April 18, 2011 at 4:59 pm | No comments

Back in May 2009, Mike Birbiglia began releasing animations to go along with some of his previously recorded bits. They haven’t been coming fast and furiously, but they’ve been excellent—each and every one. Props go to animator Matt Czap. Just yesterday, his fourth hit...

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Did Chelsea Handler inspire 50 Cent to get into the comedy business?

By | April 18, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments

[caption id="attachment_21153" align="alignright" width="201" caption="50 Cent: Comedy producer?"][/caption] Hey, so remember late last year when Chelsea Handler and rapper 50 Cent were allegedly banging dating? Right, right, of course you do. Well, anyway, it looks like...

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It's a lady comic slumber party with Amy Schumer, Rachel Feinstein, Marina Franklin, Nikki Glaser

By | April 18, 2011 at 12:55 pm | No comments

Comedian Amy Schumer late last week uploaded a pretty sweet video featuring herself and comedy pals Rachel Feinstein, Marina Franklin and Nikki Glaser, wherein we get to follow the gals around a twisted slumber party of sorts. The sketch is hilarious, but listen: it also...

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Nick Di Paolo: Questioning your beliefs

By | April 18, 2011 at 10:43 am | No comments

There are certain comics -- Marc Maron, Greg Giraldo (RIP), Greg Proops, for instance -- who I seek out for catharsis-- to hear and to feel a much more artfully-produced version of my own thoughts. I, like others, find comfort in reaffirmation. That's natural, right? Then,...

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Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about comedian shit

By | April 15, 2011 at 11:36 am | No comments

Listen, dudes. There’s a lot going on in the world of comedy these days. And we pride ourselves in getting you all that info as quickly as possible through our daily comedy news posts. But sometimes things crop up and it’s not really worth a full post, but it is worth a...

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Patton Oswalt lands role in flick based on Dean Koontz books

By | April 14, 2011 at 11:47 pm | No comments

For years now, comedian Patton Oswalt has proven himself not only an incredibly inspiring and prolific performer onstage but also a versatile actor-- playing everything from depressingly hilarious neighbor on television (King of Queens), to an animated rat in a Disney...

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Watch Ricky Gervais be terrified of Barbara Walters on The View

By | April 14, 2011 at 12:52 pm | No comments

You may have caught Ricky Gervais on The View yesterday. To you, I say, "good for you for catching Ricky Gervais on The View yesterday." I missed it, ok? I can't be everywhere all the time. I can't be the average father and slightly below-average husband I am while trying to...

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