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Andi Smith: Homeperm

By | June 16, 2008 at 1:39 am | 3 comments

OK, so you may not need to shower in Lysol after listening to Homeperm, but you may want to keep a spray bottle of boiled water nearby so you can at least sponge-bathe (with the rough side of the sponge or maybe even steel wool). After all, you may feel more than dirty, you may...

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Pine-Sol Lady’s a stand-up comic; what other comics should be product pitchers?

By | May 9, 2008 at 8:45 am | No comments

So it turns out the “Pine-Sol Lady” is a stand-up comedian? Who knew! The friggin’ San Francisco Examiner, that’s who. If, when we say “Pine-Sol Lady” you don’t know who...

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Ben Bailey: Riding high in the Cash Cab

By | May 5, 2008 at 1:35 am | No comments

Beep, beep! Get out of Ben Bailey's way. He's speeding toward the top, but the red-hot veteran comedian stops long enough to open up to Punchline Magazine Compared to, say, Chris Rock and Dane Cook -- whose celebrity wattage even eclipses the spotlight that illuminates both...

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Comedian Ben Bailey and ‘Cash Cab’ become board game

By | April 9, 2008 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments

Soon people will be able to hail the Cash Cab from home. The innovative series that has been steering game shows in a new direction on the Discovery Channel since 2005 will release a home version of the fun trivia contest, says host Ben Bailey. Bailey, the veteran comedian and...

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Todd Barry: From Heaven

By | March 3, 2008 at 5:32 am | One comment

Warning: Todd Barry, the “semi-famous, borderline-respected" comedian, appears and sounds harmless, except... “I hate it when people abbreviate words," he confesses on From Heaven, his latest release from Comedy Central Records, recorded at The Comedy Studio in Cambridge,...

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A Valentine’s from Punchline Magazine

By | February 14, 2008 at 11:42 am | No comments

Attention, men! V-Day is here, and not even the strongest body armor can protect you unless you engage the enemy today armed with at least a dozen roses and a Rosie O’Donnell–size box of chocolates. A general in the battle of the sexes,...

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Brian Dykstra: The Jesus Factor

By | February 7, 2008 at 2:17 pm | No comments

Brian Dykstra uses outrage and humor like a blowtorch and kindling to ignite the slow fuse that burns for 90 mesmerizing minutes in his equally frightening and enlightening comic monologue, The Jesus Factor. Part comedian, beat poet, preacher and history teacher, Dykstra starts...

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The Divine Comedian: Jay C. (the only forgotten Son?) addresses his Daddy issues

By | January 29, 2008 at 12:02 pm | No comments

By John Delery I Illustration By Matt DeAngelis Shortly before trotting onstage, the Divine Comedian stops rehearsing His set and inspects His pecs in the dressing-room mirror. Look at You. You're a God. Or you would be by now if Dad Almighty would finally retire to North...

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REVIEW: Henny Youngman’s Take My Album…Please!

By | January 11, 2008 at 11:24 am | No comments

Take My Album…Please! (Varèse Vintage) revives the late Henny Youngman (hey, death isn’t a career impediment; just ask Elvis or Tupac), not to mention the silliness and artistry of the maligned one-liner. Youngman — who...

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