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Video: Triumph the Insult Comic Dog at the final Presidential debate

By | October 20, 2008 at 9:09 am | No comments

When will it get old? As in, when will Triumph the Insult Comic Dog harassing and making fun of “important” people on national television stop being funny? I submit that it will always be funny. Long live Triumph. If you haven’t seen it already, check out his...

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Bill Cosby has jokes and opinions… it’s going to be ok

By | October 14, 2008 at 2:50 pm | No comments

A piece in the Windsor Star designed to promote an Oct. 18 Bill Cosby concert calls into question the legendary comedian’s status as social critic. It seems writer Dalson Chen is offput by the former Cliff Huxtable’s strong opinions about young black culture. You may...

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Jeremy Essig: Monque

By | October 13, 2008 at 1:53 am | No comments

On Demetri Martin’s 2006 album, These Are Jokes, there’s a meandering track called “One Story,” which contains a bit about a friend of Martin's who thinks that “a lot of [his] joke premises are contrived and hard to believe.” Like much of Martin’s material, it’s...

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Photo fun: The Punchline Magazine 3rd anniversary show

By | October 9, 2008 at 12:49 pm | No comments

PHOTOS by KEVIN DUFFY, Kevin Duffy Photography Two nights ago, Punchline Magazine celebrated its 3rd anniversary with an amazing show at Comix in New York. Some of the country's biggest and best comedians came together onstage to perform in support of the magazine; Greg...

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Brooke Shields is kinda funny

By | October 8, 2008 at 11:23 am | No comments

I never had much of an opinion on Brooke Shields. You neither? I have to admit I began to like her three years ago when she told Tom Cruise to go fuck himself for berating her on national television for taking anti-depressants to combat her postpartum depression. And now I find...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Jim Breuer

By | October 2, 2008 at 11:18 am | No comments

In our new episode of A Tight Five, Punchline Magazine editor in chief Dylan Gadino sits down with Saturday Night Live alum and Half Baked legend Jim Breuer. Shot at Comix in New York City and brought to you by RooftopComedy, Breuer dishes on everything from the Judas...

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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 | One comment

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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