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Louis CK: Comedy legend in the making

By | October 1, 2008 at 2:12 am | No comments

Over the last few years, its become clear that Louis C.K. is fast on his way to owning legendary stand-up comedian status. Sharper and funnier than ever, C.K. premieres his new hour-long special, Chewed Up on Showtime this weekend. When his HBO One Night Stand aired in 2005,...

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Video: Chris Rock gifts Louis CK a Rolex, adds R-rated inscription

By | September 29, 2008 at 12:38 pm | No comments

If you check out Louis C.K.’s official site, you’ll find that he posts videos every now and again to promote his upcoming shows. They’re not what you’d consider innovative or artful. But gosh darn it, if they aren’t hilarious. ‘Course, it...

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Snag tickets to the Punchline Magazine third anniversary show: Greg Giraldo, Tom Papa, Robert Kelly, Christian Finnegan, more…

By | September 25, 2008 at 3:56 pm | No comments

Listen. I’m not one to tell people what to do with their lives. But when it comes to whether you should head out to the Punchline Magazine 3rd anniversary show at Comix in New York on Oct. 7, I have a strong opinion: you should go. I understand that most of our readers do not...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Phil Mazo

By | September 24, 2008 at 8:16 am | No comments

The name of Phil Mazo's debut album -- Pervert -- is not just a clever title. The up and coming comic is just that. But he's artful about it. Remember art is very subjective, as is opinions about rim jobs, just one of the many exciting topics we hit with Mazo in the latest...

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Interview: Aaron Yeagle, founder of Q-Comedy.com

By | September 18, 2008 at 12:07 pm | No comments

Q-Comedy.com recently launched in order to better serve the gay and lesbian community’s stand-up comedy needs. Its founder Aaron Yeagle is the brains behind the operation. So I asked him some questions. And he answered them. Check out the results below. Why did you create...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Ted Alexandro

By | September 17, 2008 at 11:18 am | No comments

In this, our 11th installment of our weekly interview series, A Tight Five, we sit down at Comix comedy club with comedian Ted Alexandro, one of the most respected national names in stand-up. Sit back and check out Ted waxing philosophical about abortion, offending audience...

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Video: Laura Silverman, Jason Nash

By | September 15, 2008 at 2:35 pm | No comments

Sometimes simple is hilarious. I was poking around Facebook last night and found this gem with comedian Jason Nash and Laura Silverman. It’s like Nash is putting on a clinic here as to how to be a total douche but completely likable. Well done,...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Judy Gold

By | September 10, 2008 at 8:49 am | No comments

In our historic 10th episode of our weekly video series A Tight Five, we chat with the incredibly talented, incredibly versatile comedian Judy Gold. In the interview, Gold talks about being a divorced lesbian mother to two boys, how ugly male comics still get laid on the road...

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Brian Regan: ‘The Epitome of Hyperbole’ in stores today and I get sappy about it

By | September 9, 2008 at 1:06 pm | No comments

Brian Regan’s second hour-long Comedy Central special The Epitome of Hyperbole is out today. While it premiered on the network three days ago, this is your chance to snag the full performance without those nasty commercials– not to mention bonus material that...

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