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Video: Dave Chappelle hosts ‘Inside the Actors Studio’

By | November 7, 2008 at 1:52 pm | No comments

It’s not normal practice for me to tune into Inside the Actors Studio– mostly because James Lipton scares me. But this Monday at 8 pm EST, I might make an exception, seeing as Dave Chappelle will be the special guest for the show’s 200th episode. To be precise,...

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Mike Birbiglia: Sleepwalk With Me

By | November 3, 2008 at 5:30 pm | No comments

“The more people know about you, the more they can use against you.” – Mike Birbiglia’s dad. When he released his third stand-up comedy album, My Secret Public Journal Live in September of last year, any doubt as to whether Mike Birbiglia was on his way to becoming one...

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Video: Marc Maron finds hope in human beings

By | October 31, 2008 at 12:49 pm | No comments

The longer Punchline Magazine has been around — three years, one month and counting — the easier it seems for me to register candid opinions about stand-up comedy. In small doses. Because, really, my opinion matters very little compared to what we’re really...

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Video: Hello from Punchline Magazine

By | October 30, 2008 at 3:43 pm | No comments

Because I can’t afford to pay for air time on the major networks but still like the idea of addressing America by talking into a camera, I shot this little “Hello and welcome to Punchline Magazine” video the other day....

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Video: Sarah Silverman wets the bed

By | October 30, 2008 at 11:46 am | No comments

You guys are never going to believe this but we’re going to try to convince you otherwise: there is a brand new episode of the Sarah Silverman Program on tonight at 10:30 EST. We’re not about to do the math to figure out what time that is in those other time...

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Giveaway: Carlos Mencia’s ‘Performance Enhanced’

By | October 29, 2008 at 11:39 am | No comments

We all know that Carlos Mencia is, to say the very least, a divisive player in the world of stand-up comedy.  People have called him many things: a socialist, a terrorist… an elitist. Wrong guy? Anyway, despite the charges against Mencia, he has remained an amazingly popular...

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From the archives… Dave Attell: Captain Comedy

By | October 27, 2008 at 3:18 am | No comments

(originally printed on PunchlineMagazine.com Dec. 3, 2007) By the name of his new HBO special, Captain Miserable, you'd think veteran stand-up comedian Dave Attell has a few bones to pick with life. But it's just that he thinks the dark side of existence is funny. Turns out,...

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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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