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Adam Carolla calls Dora the Explorer a c*nt at Laugh Factory (VIDEO)

By | April 30, 2010 at 3:40 pm | No comments

Sometimes you wouldn’t expect certain words to come out of a comedian’s mouth. But that’s why they’re comics and they like to talk just about everything. So if we were to tell you that Adam Carolla, who used to co-host The Man Show (a show about all things manly) and is...

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Russell Peters creates $20,000 college scholarship

By | April 30, 2010 at 12:18 pm | No comments

When he’s not selling out arenas and venues being a stand-up comic, Russell Peters is showing he is also a stand up guy. As a comic who once donated $500,000 to a Canadian hospital, it’s no surprise that Peters is again giving back. Peters has created the Russell Peters...

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Mental health group uses stand-up comedy as therapy

By | April 28, 2010 at 2:39 pm | One comment

There is a very cool program that is flying under the radar, and we are happy to spread the gospel to you. In Canada, they have created the Stand Up For Mental Health (SMH) programs, which encourage those with mental health issues to use stand-up comedy as therapy. “We use...

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Interview: Comedian Nick Kroll on the Axe comedy tour, headlining, groupies and more

By | April 27, 2010 at 8:31 am | 3 comments

The Axe Twisted Humor Tour has been going from city to city the past few weeks, and made a stop at Comix in New York this past Sunday. After Nick Kroll, Donald Glover, Chelsea Peretti and Whitney Cummings rocked a packed house, Punchline Magazine caught up with Kroll – who...

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Battle for Late Night hits A&E tomorrow

By | April 26, 2010 at 2:25 pm | No comments

Awesome TV programming alert! Make sure to catch The Battle for Late Night on A&E this Tuesday, April 27th at 10pm EST. It's a two hour documentary on all the behind-the-scenes action from the beginning of late night television until today. The doc will focus on everyone...

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Teen comedian raises money for scleroderma, Bob Saget’s favorite charity

By | April 26, 2010 at 12:24 pm | One comment

Most comics start their careers in college, or soon after. Some even years later. Which is why comedian Sarah Kasrovi is not like most comics. When she was only six years old, Kasrovi’s grandmother passed away after a long battle with scleroderma, an incurable disease that...

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Rooftop Comedy teams up with Bluetooth maker for $10,000 video contest

By | April 21, 2010 at 1:19 pm | No comments

Attention, funny people! Aliph, the makers of Jawbone Bluetooth headsets, along with Rooftop Comedy, want you to win $10,000. How might you ask? Excellent question. The Jawbone Stimulus Funny Video Contest was launched today, and comedians, filmmakers, and other creative...

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It’s official: Aziz Ansari will host MTV Movie Awards

By | April 19, 2010 at 9:48 pm | No comments

Comedian Aziz Ansari has been popping up everywhere lately. This past year he’s had his own Comedy Central stand-up special, and of course we all know his memorable role as Raaaaaaaandy in the Adam Sandler flick “Funny People.” Well you can tack on host of the 2010 MTV...

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Tina Fey honored at women’s conference

By | April 19, 2010 at 9:44 pm | No comments

Congratulations goes out to the hilarious Tina Fey, who was honored today at the 40th Annual Matrix Awards. The awards luncheon was held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, and honors the top women in communications. Fey continues to produce countless formats of comedy,...

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