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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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Todd Barry launches tour, talks about the Swiffer

By | May 7, 2009 at 11:01 am | No comments

Todd Barry might be coming to a city near you this month. You know how I know? I totally saw the tour dates on his site. Also, I chatted with the man via Skype the other day and talked about it. I recorded that conversation; then I whittled it down to what you see below....

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John Oliver, Joel McHale, Chevy Chase in new NBC show

By | May 4, 2009 at 5:50 pm | No comments

In February, it was reported that comedian Joel McHale was starring in an NBC pilot called Community. Now, it seems it's happening for real. And the best part is that it looks like John Oliver and Chevy Chase are part of the cast. Check out the video...

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Marc Maron: Final Engagement

By | May 4, 2009 at 2:31 pm | No comments

(Editor's note: While this item is in our review section, what follows is the liner notes for Marc Maron's new album, Final Engagement, which I wrote. If I had written a proper review of the album it wouldn't have looked much different than this. I wrote this in March while I...

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Christian Finnegan: Home is where the comedy is

By | May 4, 2009 at 8:18 am | No comments

All photos by KEVIN DUFFY. Listen. We know you come to Punchline Magazine for the best, in-depth interviews with stand-up comedians. We totally understand. But every once in a while, we get the urge to invade a well-known comedian’s home, tell him to strip down to his...

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Oprah Winfrey looks for next big comedian

By | April 30, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments

Oprah Winfrey controls the entire universe. Doesn’t she? Answer. Yes. So it makes perfect sense that she is now looking to discover the next big stand-up comedian. The page on her official site wherein they ask for submissions pretty much reads like a list of things you...

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Showalter and Ian Black unleash the farting butterfly

By | April 30, 2009 at 1:02 pm | No comments

I hate fart jokes. I find them pedestrian, derivative and not nearly as highfalutin as I'd like my comedy. Except when Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black are sketching a fart joke. Then I like it fine. And really, the below preview from their upcoming Comedy Central show...

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Margaret Cho does nude interview

By | April 27, 2009 at 3:59 pm | No comments

In a new installment of video interviews, wherein New York City comedian Sara Benincasa grills comedians and other funny folks in a bathtub, stand-up legend Margaret Cho shares some suds with Sara. In doing so, the pair chat about Cho's incredible singing ability -- she's soon...

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Friday stand-up video: Mary Mack

By | April 24, 2009 at 10:18 am | No comments

Comedian Mary Mack's parents have been married for 48 years. And things are still going well. Kind of. Check it...

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