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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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Video interview: A Tight Five with Kim Coles

By | March 4, 2009 at 1:20 pm | One comment

Although she has a hard time admitting it, comedian Kim Coles is somewhat of a Renaissance woman, having succeeded not only in stand-up comedy but also in theater, writing a self-help book and starring in the first season of the groundbreaking In Living Color. Now she plays...

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Comical Radio: The rise of Danny Lobell's comedy crew

By | March 2, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 6 comments

The biggest names in comedy visit the Danny Lobell Show each week. It was time we paid a visit to Danny Lobell. Every Monday and Friday, something special happens in the world of Internet radio: The Danny Lobell Show airs on comicalradio.com. Lobell, along with his crew Chris...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Marc Maron

By | February 25, 2009 at 6:49 am | No comments

This week on A Tight Five, I sit down with comedian Marc Maron, one of the most respected acts in the industry. The man's got a lot going on and we cover it all. His one man show -- which Punchline Magazine is producing -- runs every Sunday in March at The Green Room at 45...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Eugene Mirman

By | February 18, 2009 at 7:03 am | One comment

In a new installment of our video series A Tight Five, we sit down with alt-comedy master Eugene Mirman. It's a big year for the Russian born comic. Last week, his book The Will To Whatevs: A Guide to Modern Life was released. He can be seen for the second year in the new season...

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Some reflections on the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival

By | February 16, 2009 at 1:51 pm | No comments

Before I say anything about the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival I should disclaim that Punchline Magazine was a partner in the festival. In fact, I spoke on a panel about stand-up and technology on Saturday. The stand-up portion of the festival is over. But the improv...

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Tom Shillue in KY commercial

By | February 11, 2009 at 12:34 pm | No comments

I got to interview comedian Tom Shillue yesterday for an upcoming episode of A Tight Five, our weekly video interview series. Off camera we talked about his new-ish commercial for KY Yours and Mine. Somehow, I had never seen the Shillue spot. Surely you’ve seen at least...

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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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