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Matt Braunger, Ty Barnett lead the best and the brightest at the Aspen comedy fest

By | June 13, 2009 at 1:21 pm | No comments

ASPEN, CO -- The second night of the Aspen Rooftop Comedy festival found us at the Wheeler Opera House for three shows, the first of which was Rooftop’s Best and Brightest, featuring Cameron Esposito, Moshe Kasher, Jessi Campbell, Ty Barnett and Matt Braunger. Of this lineup,...

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Audio post: A word about the Aspen festival College Comedy competition

By | June 12, 2009 at 3:24 pm | No comments

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Alexandro, Kilmartin, Durst, Cummins kick off Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival

By | June 12, 2009 at 1:24 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_984" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Ted Alexandro"][/caption] ASPEN, CO – The second annual Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival kicked off last night in strong form, with a show featuring Ted Alexandro, Laurie Kilmartin, Will Durst and Dan...

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The Rooftop Comedy Festival begins

By | June 11, 2009 at 3:58 pm | No comments

Starting today and going through Sunday, I'll be in Aspen, CO attending the second annual Rooftop Comedy Festival, produced by our good friends at Rooftop Comedy. In addition to attending a mess of shows -- the likes of Ted Alexandro, Will Durst, Finesse Mitchell, Lisa Landry,...

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Daniel Tosh: Comedy on the attack

By | June 10, 2009 at 9:36 am | No comments

With the premiere last week of his new Comedy Central show Tosh.0 (Thursdays at 10 pm), comedian Daniel Tosh has become kind of a big deal. It's about time the world knows what we've known about him for years. Beyond becoming one of the nation's most sought after stand-up...

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Steven Wright’s first album and comedy special re-released

By | May 26, 2009 at 4:09 pm | No comments

Fans of Steven Wright, rejoice! Warner Bros is re-releasing Wright’s classic album, 1985’s I Have a Pony on June 2. What’s more is that Wright’s HBO special of the same year, A Steven Wright Special will be included in the packaging. For now, enjoy a...

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Comedian Lynne Koplitz pitches for Midol

By | May 26, 2009 at 12:56 pm | One comment

We'd like to think of this as yet another piece of proof that the national stand-up comedy scene is stronger than ever. It seems Midol, the over-the-counter medication that helps alleviates menstrual cramps, aches and bloating, has enlisted veteran comedian Lynne Koplitz to help...

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Dane Cook: The Isolated Interview (video)

By | May 12, 2009 at 7:58 am | No comments

Love him or hate him, Dane Cook is one of the biggest stand-up comedians of this generation. And though he's been in a handful of high-profile movies the past few years, 2009 is the year he promises to "replant the flag" of stand-up comedy he had established years ago. He's...

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Just because: Uncut Robert Kelly interview

By | May 9, 2009 at 10:49 pm | One comment

If you're here on Punchline Magazine, you may know about our web series, A Tight Five, wherein I interview well-known comedians onstage at Comix comedy club in New York City. Robert Kelly was one of our early victims. Below is the completely uncut version of the interview. There...

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