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Video interview: A Tight Five with Robert Schimmel

By | February 11, 2009 at 7:06 am | No comments

And... we're back! Get set for brand new installments of our weekly video web series A Tight Five. What better way to kick off our next crop of episodes than with stand-up comedy legend Robert Schimmel. The man just premiered a new Showtime special called Life Since Then (also...

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Old Jews Telling Jokes makes for a good time

By | February 9, 2009 at 2:03 pm | No comments

A few days ago, we posted our writer Rob Turbovsky’s interview with Dom Irrera. My favorite part of the interview is when Dom retells one of those horribly corny but still hilarious jokes– the type your uncle tells, or if you’re lucky you’re grandfather...

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Video: A who’s who of the NYC comedy scene

By | February 5, 2009 at 2:15 pm | No comments

I think I’m late on this, but you know… I can’t spend my life scouring YouTube for interesting stand-up comedy-related videos (Yes, I can). But sometimes I have to wait for another writer (thanks, Carla and CCInsider) to make me aware of interesting stand-up...

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Video: Rich Vos gets violated

By | February 4, 2009 at 2:18 pm | No comments

I spoke to comedian Rich Vos yesterday to try to set up a time to shoot an episode of A Tight Five (Punchline Magazine’s video web series wherein I interview comedians) and we got to talking about his horrendous teeth situation. You see, poor Vos is going through a series...

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Video: What a pre-interview looks like at the Danny Lobell Show on ComicalRadio.com

By | February 3, 2009 at 7:50 pm | No comments

A few weeks ago, our friends at comicalradio.com (on which I do a weekly Punchline Magazine news update every Friday at 1:15 pm EST) invited me to participate in what they called the Comedy Web Wars. Basically it was a comedy-themed trivia game wherein the folks that run...

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Zach Galifianakis on All My Children?

By | January 31, 2009 at 10:18 pm | No comments

Word from Paul F. Tompkins via his Twitter feed, is that Zach Galifianakis will appear on the soap opera All My Children. Is this news true? Perhaps. I don’t think Tompkins is a liar, though he is a jokester and all. But I’m willing to believe it. I’m willing...

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Preview: North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival

By | January 30, 2009 at 10:18 am | No comments

When the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival was conceived in 2001, its goal was modest: Its creators wanted to produce quality sketch shows for students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and local audiences. Since that time, the festival has grown...

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Video: Judy Gold deals with a meltdown

By | January 28, 2009 at 1:14 pm | No comments

While Judy Gold was taping a recent episode of the Best Week Ever-esque show Smoking Gun TV for TruTV, she was interrupted by a phone call. Why? It seems, her two sons were in the middle of a meltdown. With the help from some stellar animation, Judy allows us to share this slice...

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From the archives: Video interview with Ted Alexandro

By | January 28, 2009 at 8:29 am | No comments

Ted Alexandro has been one of the most well-respected comedians of the last 10 years. He's been seen in two half hour Comedy Central specials, self-released the album, As Much As You Want and is the type of comedian young comics look up to. That's why we were so pleased to snag...

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