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Patton Oswalt: The Internet will become a haze above our heads

By | February 2, 2011 at 12:02 pm | No comments

Patton Oswalt recently guested on G4's flagship program Attack of the Show to help promote his new tome Zombie Spaceship Wasteland, which, by the way, you should totally buy and read and then buy it again, but then give that copy to someone you love. Anyway, sit back and check...

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Marc Maron reacts to Gallagher's WTF storm-off, Gallagher's rep responds

By | January 31, 2011 at 6:37 pm | 65 comments

You're probably aware that Marc Maron had famed comedian Gallagher as a guest on his podcast WTF recently; the episode just went live today. You may also know how that interview ended-- that is, with the watermelon-smashing jokeslinger storming out of the interview. Maron had...

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VIDEO: Tracy Morgan says Sarah Palin is good masturbation material

By | January 28, 2011 at 2:04 pm | No comments

Can we all agree that Tracy Morgan really isn't all that funny in the classical sense-- and that we laugh at him mainly because he says stupid shit? Of course, we can't agree on that. But, I'm saying it anyway. Here's the latest example of Tracy's magic. TNT invited him to talk...

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Reader question: How do you leave a soul-crushing job to pursue a career in comedy?

By | January 26, 2011 at 4:28 pm | No comments

You may have noticed that we've been answering some comedy-related reader questions in this here space. Most of these questions come to us via Punchline's Formspring page; some of them come from our Tumblr. The one we're rolling out for you today, however, comes from our friend...

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VIDEO: Marc Maron on Conan; enough said

By | January 21, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments

If you watched Conan last night, you witnessed one of the stronger episodes since its premiere. The reason is simple: Marc Maron was one of Coco's guests. If you missed it, we've conveniently embedded that shit below. The main story Maron tells, about another one of his...

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Watch Eugene Mirman talk about comedy for 30 minutes

By | January 17, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments

One of the things we do here at Punchline is post comedy-related videos we think you gals and guys would enjoy. Most times, we think you'll enjoy them because at least one person here as watched the video in question and has decided that our readership would dig it. It's rare...

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Rob Delaney is Naked and Bloody: Post-show video interview

By | January 13, 2011 at 11:16 am | One comment

Last night, I had the chance to check out comedian Rob Delaney's one-man show Naked and Bloody; it went down at a packed house at the UCB in New York City. Delaney's been performing his show around his base in Los Angeles. But this was the first time he brought the show to the...

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Featured review: Louis C.K. — ‘Hilarious’

By | January 7, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 9 comments

There has, arguably, been no other comedy album that has gained so much buzz before its actual release than Louis C.K.’s newest gift to comedy nerds—Hilarious. And there’s good reason for that. It’s not that just about any C.K. effort is highly anticipated these days...

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Listen and watch previews of Louis C.K.'s "Hilarious"

By | January 5, 2011 at 11:42 am | One comment

The official release of Louis C.K.'s highly anticipated new album and concert film Hilarious is fast approaching. But lucky for you, lovely comedy fans, you can preview it here and now. I've listened to the entire album three times. Unsurprisingly, it's great. I'll be...

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