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Community recap: “For a Few Paintballs More” (season finale)

By | May 13, 2011 at 10:32 am | One comment

Annnnnd…we’re back! The gang has mostly doffed the spaghetti-Western motif (thanks, recap-part-1 commenters!), and we’re back to plain ol’ regular paintball assassin at Greendale. With the newfound knowledge that Sawyer was a plant (“it doesn’t make sense—why...

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Comedian Mike Epps gets served legal papers during performance; let’s watch

By | May 11, 2011 at 3:10 pm | No comments

I’m pretty sure every stand-up comic has plentiful stories of being heckled in comedy clubs, but Mike Epps' experience at the Verizon Theater in Grand Prairie, Texas takes the onstage interruption to a whole new level. During his stand-up set, Epps was served legal papers...

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Sarah Silverman is brilliant in dramatic turn on "The Good Wife"

By | May 11, 2011 at 12:19 pm | One comment

Last night, Sarah Silverman guest starred on an episode of The Good Wife, a drama that stars Julianna Margulies. When the announcement was made back in March about Silverman's upcoming appearance, I obviously thought the comedian would be inserted into the storyline for some...

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Punchline Magazine analysis: Is it ever OK to heckle a comedian?

By | May 11, 2011 at 11:28 am | 4 comments

The implicit agreement when you go to a live comedy show -- whether it's stand-up, sketch, or improv -- is that you are there to be entertained and hopefully you do some laughing. Thus, the dynamic of a comedy show should be: the audience sits and listens and the comedian or...

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Watch David Cross as a ham sandwich in the short film "Meltdown"

By | May 11, 2011 at 11:03 am | No comments

The newly-posted short film Meltdown by director Dave Green will go down as one of the best comedy short films of 2011. Starring comedian David Cross (voicing the proud ham sandwich), Meltdown tells the story of a group of friends bonded by similar circumstance-- they're all...

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Watch Robert Kelly and Jim Florentine argue about baseball player hairstyles

By | May 10, 2011 at 5:02 pm | No comments

Be honest. How many years have you waited to watch comedians Robert Kelly and Jim Florentine argue about whether professional baseball players should sport long or short hair? If your answer is "zero" years, that means you're not insane. And we're with you. But now that it's...

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Video: Rob Riggle talks Obama, Daily Show, being manly and more!

By | May 10, 2011 at 1:19 pm | No comments

Listen, I know we just posted an in-depth interview with Rob Riggle yesterday and here I am posting yet another Rob Riggle item. But you know what? I don't give a shit. If this becomes the unofficial Rob Riggle Week at Punchline Magazine, so be it. I like the guy. I think he's...

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Listen to the entire "Book of Mormon" soundtrack for free

By | May 9, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 3 comments

It seems there's no stopping the incredible momentum Broadway hit show The Book of Mormon has been riding since its opening night. The show, featuring music and lyrics by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone as well as Broadway veteran Robert Lopez, snagged 14 Tony...

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Video: Jason Nash, Jen Kirkman, Brody Stevens get inspired by Liam Neeson’s “Taken”

By | May 9, 2011 at 2:11 pm | No comments

Sure, you probably enjoy watching Taken with Liam Neeson and yelling at your TV while Neeson dispatches a group of bad guys. In fact, that's probably how people seem watch Taken. Comedian Jason Nash, as part of his musical duo Limo Driver (w/ Peter Bumgarner), has made this...

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