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Bo Burnham pays hilarious homage to hip-hop in "Oh Bo" video

By | October 20, 2010 at 10:43 am | No comments

You may know that yesterday Comedy Central released Bo Burnham's latest collection of bits in the form of Words Words Words-- both on DVD and CD; they're completely different recordings (get them both). In celebration of said release, Bo unleashed a video upon the world; it's...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News

Greg Giraldo: the never before seen 35-minute video interview

By | October 1, 2010 at 4:00 pm | 4 comments

You may have already read my remembrance of Greg Giraldo. If not, it's barely important you do to appreciate this-- which is a totally uncut video interview I did with Giraldo in March of this year at Comix comedy club in New York City. No one has seen it. I just watched it for...

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Greg Giraldo: A personal remembrance

By | September 30, 2010 at 6:32 pm | No comments

"Who would've thought that a guy who had his shit so together would have hair like Lisa Lampanelli's fuck hole." That's what Greg Giraldo said to me when I first met him face to face. It was 2005, the year I launched Punchline Magazine. Greg had literally turned 40 minutes...

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Greg Giraldo dies at 44, management confirms

By | September 29, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 4 comments

Comedian Greg Giraldo has died at the age of 44, representatives from his management company, The Collective in Beverly Hills, have officially confirmed to Punchline Magazine. A scheduled comedy event in LA tonight, meant to showcase some of The Collective's other clients, has...

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A word about Greg Giraldo

By | September 26, 2010 at 7:09 pm | 12 comments

Chances are that by now you've read a lot of Internet chatter about Greg Giraldo. I've been reading the same things since this morning. I've purposely held off on posting anything because, I honestly think it's a private matter. However, I also honestly believe there's a certain...

Posted in: News, Opinion

Betty White is funny, yes, but can we stop with the whole 'it's funny because you'd never expect an old lady to say that' thing?

By | September 16, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments

I love Betty White. I really do. And not in that way that everybody loves her now because she was on Saturday Night Live and that Snickers commercial and Hot in Cleveland and that movie with Kristen Bell and whatever else. I love her because she was one-fifth of the main cast of...

Posted in: Audio/Video, Opinion

Interview: Irish powerhouse Tommy Tiernan hits New York this weekend

By | September 16, 2010 at 12:50 pm | No comments

Tommy Tiernan is one of the UK's most successful comedians. Sadly, he doesn't make it over to the good (bad?) old USA nearly enough. But, there's great news for a small portion of the country: he'll be in New York City at Comix this weekend. He'll be doing two show each on...

Posted in: Interviews, News

Eddie Pepitone: Why you should follow him on Twitter and watch his web shows

By | September 9, 2010 at 12:53 pm | One comment

Eddie Pepitone. A comedian. An actor. A raconteur. The star of incredibly smart and funny web shows called Runyon and Les Chats on Funny Or Die. But I'll get back to the shows. First, I want to reflect a bit. I think it was 2005 when I first heard of and literally heard...

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Robert Schimmel, 1950 – 2010: Never before seen, uncut video interview

By | September 6, 2010 at 12:17 am | No comments

The comedy world lost a legendary performer Friday. Robert Schimmel was 60 years old when he succumbed to injuries he sustained during an Aug. 26 car accident in Arizona. In the end, the details of his death are unimportant. What's important is that we remember what he...

Posted in: Features

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