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Comedy Central goes HD, time to rejoice er something

By | January 13, 2009 at 4:33 pm | No comments

Well it’s about time, Comedy Central! You know, the other day I was thinking. Some of my favorite stand-up specials are Comedy Central productions: Zach Galifianakis’ Comedy Central Presents, Demetri Martin’s hour-long special, Person, Greg Giraldo’s two...

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Nick Di Paolo: Funny How?

By | January 12, 2009 at 2:27 am | No comments

Midway through a two-minute bit about how he abhors Rosie O’Donnell, veteran Nick Di Paolo gives a quick anti-disclaimer to the packed room listening to him record his latest comedy album: “This ‘ain't According to Jim. This is a comedy club. Buckle up. This is the only...

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Video: Kathy Griffin says bad work during NYE coverage!

By | January 3, 2009 at 1:57 am | No comments

I happily avoided watching any New Year’s Eve coverage on the old television the night it turned into 2009. In hindsight, I feel I may have missed out on something– something big, monumental, maybe even historic. You see, in an effort to be edgy, CNN hired Kathy...

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Punchline Magazine presents the five best comedy DVDs of 2008

By | December 29, 2008 at 1:03 am | No comments

And you thought we were done with lists this year. By now, you've probably seen our picks for the 10 best stand-up comedy albums of 2008. But sometimes comedians just release a DVD without a CD companion; or maybe their DVD is more noteworthy than their audio version of the same...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Jeff Dunham

By | December 17, 2008 at 3:28 pm | 8 comments

In an exciting new installment of A Tight Five, Punchline Magazine editor Dylan Gadino sits down with comedian and mega-popular ventriloquist Jeff Dunham. Walter, his go-to wooden friend also joins in. Is Dunham more damaged than regular comics? What drew him into playing with...

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Punchline Magazine presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2008

By | December 16, 2008 at 11:54 am | 10 comments

We're excited to announce Punchline Magazine's top 10 stand-up comedy albums as well as the one, most exciting up and coming stand-up comedian we think you should pay attention to in 2009. This list has nothing to do with record sales. This list simply represents the collective...

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We get it… comedians hate Carlos Mencia

By | December 11, 2008 at 3:01 pm | No comments

Since the inception of Punchline Magazine three years ago, I’ve made a point to keep the tone of the site positive. From what I hear from our readers, it’s something they appreciate. That’s not to say there haven’t been a few reviews that have landed more on the negative...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Frank Caliendo

By | December 10, 2008 at 3:29 pm | No comments

Comedian Frank Caliendo joins Punchline Magazine editor Dylan Gadino in this week's episode of A Tight Five. In addition to bringing some impressions along, the Frank TV star tells us about why he doesn't wear a wedding ring, what it takes to be a good impressionist and shows...

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Vote for best comedy album (Grammy style)

By | December 5, 2008 at 4:25 pm | No comments

Each year, the Grammy peeps drop a few nominees for the Best Comedy Album award. Usually it’s a time of scepticism, for me anyway. Why, you ask? Well, because we all know that there were tons of other amazing stand-up albums released that Grammy year. But I get it. Awards...

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