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Steve Carrell’s nod to Dane Cook: “I would fail miserably as a stand-up comedian”

By | February 13, 2008 at 12:22 pm | No comments

As Steve Carrell was promoting the Australian premiere of Dan in Real Life, he admitted that being funny in a scripted series like The Office or a movie is drastically different than being funny live onstage. He claims, “I would fail miserably as a stand-up...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Pat Brown

By | February 12, 2008 at 4:40 am | No comments

Rising comic Pat Brown goes to extremes to help her chances landing a man in Atlanta, a city not known for its singles...

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Monday stand-up video: Nick Thune

By | February 11, 2008 at 8:17 am | No comments

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Punchline Magazine guest blog: Nick Di Paolo says "sportstainment" needs to meet its end

By | February 11, 2008 at 12:02 am | No comments

He's given Pamela Anderson a verbal beating on Comedy Central and he's sparred with fellow quick-wit comedians on Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. On stage -- as well as on a new Internet radio show -- he constantly challenges the status quo. Now, comedian Nick Ni Paolo treats...

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Punchline Magazine's Hot Shows: June 25–July 1

By | February 8, 2008 at 11:14 am | No comments

Ted Alexandro: 6/25 - Gotham Comedy Club - New York City, NY Patrice O'Neal: 6/25 - DC Improv - Washington, DC Chris Fairbanks: 6/25 - Laughing Skull Lounge - Atlanta, GA Jackie Kashian: 6/25 - Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle - Detroit, MI Jamie Lissow: 6/26 - Baltimore Comedy...

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You go, Nebraska!

By | February 7, 2008 at 1:12 pm | No comments

Quick with the digi-cam, is Cody Hustak from Omaha, NE. He just won himself a copy of Richard Zoglin’s new book Comedy at the Edge. There’s more to go around. But hurry. Email a photo of you enjoying Punchline Magazine...

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Thursday stand-up videos: Preview of Mike Birbiglia’s hour special, premiering Saturday

By | February 7, 2008 at 10:57 am | No comments

Greetings, readers. Enjoy a pair of clips from Mike Birbiglia’s hour special, What I Should’ve Said was Nothing, premiering this Saturday at midnight on Comedy Central. When you’re done with the videos, check out our new interview with...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Karen Rontowski

By | February 6, 2008 at 11:29 am | No comments

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Thursday stand-up video: Maria Bamford

By | January 31, 2008 at 7:48 am | No comments

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