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Stand-up comedy unites Muslims and Jews

By | February 13, 2008 at 10:58 am | No comments

As I do most Wednesday mornings, I was clicking through the virtual pages of the University of Florida’s newspaper The Independent Florida Alligator. While it’s by far my favorite periodical with an animal-inflected name (ever since Cat...

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Larry the Cable Guy auctioning off his pickup

By | February 12, 2008 at 1:15 am | No comments

Comedian Larry the Cable Guy is auctioning off his 2000 Dodge Ram Pickup for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. As part of eBay’s Giving Works program, a place on the auction site for non-profit charitable organizations, the truck will appear on the site...

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Comedy at the Edge giveaway: the rest of our winners

By | February 8, 2008 at 8:54 am | No comments

Well, it didn’t take long for our readers to send in photos of themselves enjoying Punchline Magazine in order to win a free copy of Richard Zoglin’s book, Comedy at the Edge: How Stand-up in the 1970s Changed America. All five copies of the...

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‘Lost’ star may return to stand-up comedy

By | February 8, 2008 at 7:53 am | No comments

Jorge Garcia, that big dude who plays Hugo ‘Hurley’ Reyes on Lost, kinda almost, sort of, in a way, implied that he might return to his roots as a stand-up comic. It was something I did because it was great showcase yourself as both a performer and a writer. But I...

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Comedy Clubs and Venues

By | February 6, 2008 at 12:50 pm | No comments

State by State ALABAMA Comedy Club Stardome - Birmingham - www.stardome.com/index2.cfm ARIZONA Improv - Tempe - www.improv.com The Comedy Spot - Scottsdale - www.thecomedyspot.net Laffs Comedy Caffe - Tucson -...

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Damn hippies in Vermont are electing stand-up comics to the House

By | February 6, 2008 at 8:33 am | No comments

Leave it to the open-minded, tree hugging, syrup sugaring, Patagonia-wearing bunch of “we don’t want to bomb Iraq and force our piggy way of life on the mid east” residents of Vermont to elect a gay stand-up comic to their house of...

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Mike Birbiglia: What he should've said …

By | February 5, 2008 at 10:21 am | No comments

Days before his hour-long Comedy Central special premieres (Feb. 9 at midnight), Punchline Magazine checked in with quickly rising comedy star Mike Birbiglia.   Do you have any viewing party plans? I'm going to my girlfriend's friend's wedding, so no. Actually, we might...

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Comedians

By | February 1, 2008 at 10:58 am | No comments

If you're a comic and want to get on this list, please email: dylan@punchlinemagazine.com. Please also create a profile on ComedySpace, Punchline Magazine's networking section. You will also be added to our weekly newsletter list. A Kyria Abrahams -...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Ahmed Ahmed

By | January 29, 2008 at 10:47 am | No comments

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