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Video interview: A Tight Five with Mike Birbiglia

By | July 2, 2008 at 2:03 am | No comments

We are extremely excited to give you this news, Punchline Magazine readers. We have teamed up with our friends at RooftopComedy and Comix comedy club in New York City to bring you a weekly interview series called A Tight Five. Each week Punchline Magazine editor in chief Dylan...

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Last Comic Standing: Season 6, episode 6; live blog

By | June 26, 2008 at 4:02 pm | No comments

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George Carlin (1937-2008): Rest in Peace

By | June 23, 2008 at 7:01 am | No comments

UPDATED: 8:45 pm EST George Carlin died at about 6 pm last night in Los Angeles. He was the first comic I ever became obsessed with. I will miss him. My heart goes out to his family and friends. No doubt, their loss is much greater than my own. Rest in Peace, George. Thank you...

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George Carlin dead at 71

By | June 23, 2008 at 2:59 am | No comments

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Last Comic Standing; season 6, episode five… live blog

By | June 19, 2008 at 4:42 pm | No comments

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Patton Oswalt and friends confused by Stand Up Comedy store?

By | June 19, 2008 at 9:45 am | No comments

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Last Comic Standing, Season 6; episode four: live blog

By | June 12, 2008 at 4:53 pm | No comments

8:44 We’re in Minneapolis today, kids for some more auditions– the Acme Comedy Company to be exact; it’s a stellar club that gets excellent comics all year round. Pete Lee has a pretty solid set; he gets passed. Alex Thomas: though I was a bit scared of his...

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Get a muthafuckin’ Chris Rock Father’s Day card, bitch!

By | June 12, 2008 at 10:03 am | No comments

I was at a Hallmark store last night picking up a Webkinz – the turtle – for a friend’s daughter when I realized how much of a shitty son I would be if I didn’t pick up a Father’s Day card for my father and grandfather (I figured my brother...

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Dana Carvey: Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies

By | June 9, 2008 at 1:02 am | No comments

For comedians who have impressed the masses on television and in movies, it's easy for them to slip quietly away from their roots in stand-up comedy. For many, it turns out that the sweating and the toiling on smoky stages was just a means to an end. And for Dana Carvey the end...

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