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Punchline Magazine wins best comedy publication award

By | June 19, 2009 at 2:00 pm | No comments

While in Aspen covering the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival last week, I had the pleasure of accepting the award for Best Online Comedy Industry Publication. It was the second year in a row Punchline Magazine has won that honor. The award is voted on by the more than 3,000...

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Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter fight over 'Greg the Intern'

By | June 18, 2009 at 9:50 am | One comment

Like most dedicated comedy fans, I’ve been waiting patiently for the premiere of Michael & Michael Have Issues, Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter’s – aka two-thirds of Stella – new Comedy Central sketch show premiering July 15. It hasn’t been entirely easy....

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Robert Hawkins, Tommy Johnagin, more impress at Aspen comedy festival

By | June 16, 2009 at 9:10 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_1019" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Robert Hawkins"][/caption] ASPEN, CO -- Friday’s two later shows – Rooftop at Large and After Dark – at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Fest brought together comedians both well known and respected in the...

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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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