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Steven Wright gives Brittany Murphy a push

By | April 9, 2009 at 11:59 am | No comments

In case you missed it the other day, we wanted to share with you the hilarious opening to Craig Ferguson's show, starring Steven Wright giving actress Brittany Murphy a disturbingly funny swing ride. Check it...

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From the archives: Video interview with Frank Caliendo

By | April 6, 2009 at 10:51 am | No comments

Every once in a while, we like to remind our readers we have a vast collection of stellar interviews -- both video and traditional -- in our archives. Go here to check out all those features. For now, we wanted to roll out our Tight Five interview with Frank Caliendo from a few...

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Interview: Robert Buscemi, named best stand-up in Chicago

By | April 2, 2009 at 11:05 am | No comments

For the last few years, comedian Robert Buscemi has spent most of his time honing his stand-up comedy in one of the country’s major hubs for said artistic expression. The Chicago scene has embraced the man and all of  his odd musings onstage. In fact, the Chicago Reader...

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Funny things we missed: Sara Benincasa’s Anne Hathaway onset freak out

By | March 26, 2009 at 4:14 pm | No comments

Surely you remember all those weeks ago when that audio surfaced of Christian Bale freaking out onset of Terminator: Salvation wherein he kinda gets angry at the director of photography. You also probably remember the many subsequent audio and video parodies as well as quippy...

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Stephen Lynch: Comedy's music master

By | March 24, 2009 at 10:15 am | 3 comments

After breaking from his warped sense of musical humor to perform on Broadway, comedian Stephen Lynch is thankfully back with a new album and ready to corrupt our minds again. It's been nearly four years since Stephen Lynch released a collection of his fucked-in-the-head...

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Video: Marc Maron waxes on Hot Yoga and sweat

By | March 17, 2009 at 12:27 pm | No comments

As you may know, Punchline Magazine has had the pleasure of producing Marc Maron’s one-man show Scorching the Earth this month at the Green Room in New York City. It runs for two more Sundays (the 22nd and 29th) at 7 pm. You can get tickets here. Time Out New York reviewed...

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House-bound Andy Dick makes the most of his situation with new web series

By | March 11, 2009 at 1:33 pm | No comments

I’ve been told that Andy Dick is likable on VH1’s Sober House, wherein a house full of celebs (former Guns ‘n Roses drummer Steven Adler, porn star Mary Carey included) attempt to break free from their chemical addictions with the help of Dr. Drew Pinsky....

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Tom Shillue

By | March 11, 2009 at 11:15 am | No comments

Veteran comedian Tom Shillue has the ability to hang with what seems like every comedic circle. Embraced by the Midwest and East Village hipsters alike, the man has some serious mass appeal. In a new episode of A Tight Five, I chat with Shillue, a Comedy Central favorite, about...

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Video: Comedy Central blogger on the Larry the Cable Guy roast red carpet

By | March 5, 2009 at 6:03 pm | No comments

There’s few bloggers I follow faithfully. In fact, I can’t think of any. The closest I come to following faithfully is Matt Tobey from the Comedy Central Insider. And don’t think it’s just because he writes about comedy and that comedy is all I care about...

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