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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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Bobcat Goldthwait reinvents himself at Sundance

By | January 19, 2009 at 1:49 pm | No comments

For the better part of this decade, stand-up comedian Bobcat Goldthwait has become a respected, if not odd, part of Hollywood, having contributed his talents to Comedy Central’s Chappelle’s Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Man Show, not to mention his even larger...

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From the archives: Video interview with Mitch Fatel

By | January 19, 2009 at 9:16 am | No comments

While we're prepping brand new episodes of our video interview series, A Tight Five (Robert Schimmel, Marc Maron and Eugene Mirman are all coming up) we figured we'd remind you all of some of our favorite comedian interactions.  In this episode, the physically dimunitive but...

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Must see: Lewis Black’s TV spots for Aruba

By | January 14, 2009 at 11:08 am | No comments

I’m not what you’d consider well-traveled. But I did go to Aruba on my honeymoon three years ago. Having gone to the Jersey Shore all my life for vacation, seeing blue water and white beaches for me was like a Southern Cali resident’s first snow. Now that...

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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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