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Video fun: Highlights from the Punchline Magazine anniversary show

By | October 23, 2008 at 11:35 pm | 3 comments

When we were at Comix in New York hosting Punchline Magazine’s third anniversary show Oct. 7, our friends at RooftopComedy.com where there as well. And luckily, the talented David Warren of Comix was in the video booth catching every moment. Check out some of the highlights...

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Video: Biting a lamb’s testicles off… because we can

By | October 22, 2008 at 4:13 pm | No comments

Every once in a while I see something that I must share with you all– even if it’s not stand-up comedy related. And this time, that something is a short video of Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe castrating a lamb with his teeth. I watched the entire episode last night on...

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Video: Lisa DeLarios

By | October 20, 2008 at 2:01 pm | No comments

So I caught Maria Bamford this weekend at Comix in New York. Needless to say, she was amazing. More on that later. For now, I wanted to post a short clip of Austin, TX comedian Lisa DeLarios who was one of Bamford’s openers. She’s got a subtle wit and a great mind....

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Video: Triumph the Insult Comic Dog at the final Presidential debate

By | October 20, 2008 at 9:09 am | No comments

When will it get old? As in, when will Triumph the Insult Comic Dog harassing and making fun of “important” people on national television stop being funny? I submit that it will always be funny. Long live Triumph. If you haven’t seen it already, check out his...

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Bill Cosby has jokes and opinions… it’s going to be ok

By | October 14, 2008 at 2:50 pm | No comments

A piece in the Windsor Star designed to promote an Oct. 18 Bill Cosby concert calls into question the legendary comedian’s status as social critic. It seems writer Dalson Chen is offput by the former Cliff Huxtable’s strong opinions about young black culture. You may...

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Jeremy Essig: Monque

By | October 13, 2008 at 1:53 am | No comments

On Demetri Martin’s 2006 album, These Are Jokes, there’s a meandering track called “One Story,” which contains a bit about a friend of Martin's who thinks that “a lot of [his] joke premises are contrived and hard to believe.” Like much of Martin’s material, it’s...

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Photo fun: The Punchline Magazine 3rd anniversary show

By | October 9, 2008 at 12:49 pm | No comments

PHOTOS by KEVIN DUFFY, Kevin Duffy Photography Two nights ago, Punchline Magazine celebrated its 3rd anniversary with an amazing show at Comix in New York. Some of the country's biggest and best comedians came together onstage to perform in support of the magazine; Greg...

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Brooke Shields is kinda funny

By | October 8, 2008 at 11:23 am | No comments

I never had much of an opinion on Brooke Shields. You neither? I have to admit I began to like her three years ago when she told Tom Cruise to go fuck himself for berating her on national television for taking anti-depressants to combat her postpartum depression. And now I find...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Jim Breuer

By | October 2, 2008 at 11:18 am | No comments

In our new episode of A Tight Five, Punchline Magazine editor in chief Dylan Gadino sits down with Saturday Night Live alum and Half Baked legend Jim Breuer. Shot at Comix in New York City and brought to you by RooftopComedy, Breuer dishes on everything from the Judas...

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