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Bob Saget inks reality show deal with A&E

By | May 5, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 5 comments

It seems comedian Bob Saget, who has seen an incredible resurgence in popularity in the last five years – due to his stand-up touring, his narration duties on How I Met Your Mother and, of course, Comedy Central’s roast in honor of him – has another project in the works....

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Michael Ian Black, Marc Maron, Christian Finnegan, more to play Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival

By | April 30, 2010 at 9:08 pm | No comments

The folks at Rooftop Comedy just moments ago announced the lineup of their third annual Aspen comedy festival. The festivities are going down June 9 - 13 and will include the following comedians: Marc Maron Michael Ian Black Moshe Kasher Alex Koll Hannibal Buress Shane...

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Lost Dane Cook movie surfaces on YouTube; check out the funny scenes

By | April 22, 2010 at 10:20 pm | One comment

Dane Cook was in a movie called The Touch in 2002. You probably haven't seen it, since you probably don't live in Lithuania or Egypt or Taiwan or any of the other dozen or so countries that showed the comedy in theaters. But Dane, himself, just twittered that some dude on...

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We're giving a crap load of comedy away

By | April 20, 2010 at 10:11 pm | No comments

Hey, readers. We're giving away a cool Punchline Magazine comedy prize pack through Twitter. Basically what you need to do is tweet the following: "@punchlinemag i want the punchline magazine comedy prize pack." You will then be in the running for the prize. We will direct...

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Uncut Patrice Oneal video interview delves deep into the comedian's psyche

By | April 19, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments

A few weeks ago, I sat down with comedian Patrice Oneal at Comix to film an episode of Punchline Magazine's web series A Tight Five, which, as you might know, are five minute interviews with well known comedians. But to get that polished five minutes, we shoot much longer. And...

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Can you say one country's comedians are 'better' than another country's comedians?

By | April 7, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments

In what I can only describe as one of the most pointless and ill-conceived analyses on the subject of comedy, Troy Media yesterday, in a pair of op-eds (“American Comedians Can’t Hold a Candle to their Canadian Counterparts” and “Why Americans Love Canadian Comedians”)...

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Mike Birbiglia returns to New York for headlining dates, writing book; so let's catch up

By | April 6, 2010 at 10:25 am | No comments

This weekend, the tireless and incredibly versatile Mike Birbiglia returns home for a weekend -- Thurs - Sunday -- of six headlining shows at Carolines, a venue that played a large role in his early success. We thought now would be an excellent time to catch up with Birbigs,...

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Inside the George Carlin tribute, featuring Louis C.K., Kevin Smith, Ben Stiller, more

By | March 29, 2010 at 10:41 am | 2 comments

Hundreds show up to the New York Public Library to honor the legendary George Carlin. His daughter Kelly and his co-author Tony Hendra, along with a handful of famous friends remind us why we miss George so much. [caption id="attachment_8910" align="aligncenter" width="450"...

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Patrice O'Neal wants to be professor of whiteness for Comedy Central

By | March 25, 2010 at 10:05 am | 3 comments

If you know anything about comedian Patrice O'Neal, it's that he's got a lot of opinions about race, namely white people. And it seems not just the veteran stand-up's fans are showing their appreciation. Comedy Central has ordered a pilot, which O'Neal is set to helm, titled...

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