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Mitch Hedberg: Do You Believe in Gosh?

By | August 24, 2008 at 11:17 pm | One comment

“That’s a retarded joke, I know,” Mitch Hedberg proclaims after he tells a joke wherein his vodka-soaked Hoover is so drunk it can’t vacuum in a straight line. The self-effacing Hedberg uses the phrase and slight variations thereof throughout the nearly 40 minutes of...

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Video: Patton Oswalt is a talented bullfrog, says Greg Giraldo

By | August 22, 2008 at 5:30 pm | No comments

From the fine folks at the Comedy Central Insider comes this wee interview with Greg Giraldo talking about being a fake lawyer on Lewis Black’s Root of All Evil and making fun of other fake lawyers like Patton Oswalt, Andy Daly and your mom. I know I’m...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Mitch Fatel

By | August 20, 2008 at 10:28 am | No comments

In a brand new episode of A Tight Five, our weekly interview web series co-produced by RooftopComedy and shot at Comix in New York (site of Punchline Magazine's 3rd anniversary show), we sit down with huge comedy star Mitch Fatel. We talk about his many girlfriends, why he's...

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Video: Laurie Kilmartin’s MoveOn.org parody ad

By | August 18, 2008 at 2:10 pm | No comments

There’s a good chance you’ve seen MoveOn.org’s anti John McCain ad, wherein a young mother tells the old guy that he can’t have her precious son Alex, if — like he has famously said — he plans on staying in Iraq for a hundred years. Check it...

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John Mulaney, Chelsea Peretti at next CollegeHumor show

By | August 14, 2008 at 11:41 am | No comments

So last month, the folks at CollegeHumor debuted their live monthly comedy show at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York. To say the least, it was a success. Christian Finnegan, Pete Holmes and more performed. I was there. It was packed. And the alcohol was cheap…...

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Video: Greg Giraldo roasts Bob Saget

By | August 13, 2008 at 2:48 pm | No comments

In this clip, Greg Giraldo makes fun of our favorite former sitcom dad at Ye Olde Roaste of Bob Saget, which premieres Aug. 17 on Comedy Central. My favorite part of this clip? When Giraldo...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Christian Finnegan

By | August 13, 2008 at 2:42 am | No comments

In a brand new episode of A Tight Five brought to you by Punchline Magazine and RooftopComedy (it's number seven, if you're counting), we sit down with Christian Finnegan at Comix in New York City. You may know him from VH1's Best Week Ever, or as Chad from Chappelle's Show "Mad...

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John Roy: Dressed for Recess

By | August 11, 2008 at 3:00 am | No comments

Even the most casual fan of stand-up comedy would agree that one of the main ingredients of a successful act is likability. Regardless of the comic’s tone, creativity, edginess or lack thereof, there’s got to be something that you like about that guy or woman onstage. So in...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Todd Barry

By | August 6, 2008 at 2:55 am | No comments

It’s episode six of A Tight Five. And we’re just a tad excited to bring you the legendary Todd Barry! This week, Punchline Magazine editor in chief Dylan Gadino sits down with the smooth-voiced comic at Comix in New York City to chat about his new album From Heaven, the...

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