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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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Doug Stanhope protege Arthur Hinty still standing up

By | December 3, 2008 at 2:05 pm | No comments

Arthur Hinty is not what you’d consider a well-known comedian. However, he’s got some well known friends, namely Doug Stanhope. A few years ago Stand Up! Records released an album called The Unbookables, taken from a live show hosted and headlined by Stanhope and...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Jim Florentine

By | December 2, 2008 at 1:56 am | No comments

In a new episode of our video web series A Tight Five, wherein Punchline Magazine editor Dylan Gadino interviews some of the country's biggest comedians at Comix in New York, Jim Florentine chats about his life as a professional ball buster, his new show on VH1 and much more. As...

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