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Mike DeStefano to debut one-man show “Drugs, Disease and Death: A Comedy”

By | January 19, 2011 at 1:30 pm | One comment

They say that a difficult, tumultuous life is prime fuel for comedy. If that’s the case, then Mike DeStefano has more than enough to last a lifetime. Drawing on a rough past that includes drug addiction, the loss of his wife, and an HIV diagnosis, DeStefano will move from his...

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New webseries delivers a “manly” dose of stand-up comedy; Adam Hunter hosts

By | January 19, 2011 at 12:23 pm | No comments

Looking for some funny jokes with a decidedly mannish slant? The web network, Comedy Time is launching Man Up, Stand-Up, a new series that will feature top male comics delivering material geared towards an audience of dudes. The show’s first season will be hosted by Last Comic...

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Watch Eugene Mirman talk about comedy for 30 minutes

By | January 17, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments

One of the things we do here at Punchline is post comedy-related videos we think you gals and guys would enjoy. Most times, we think you'll enjoy them because at least one person here as watched the video in question and has decided that our readership would dig it. It's rare...

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Punchline's weekly video wrap-up, the "Set List" is here

By | January 17, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 8 comments

We know you've come to expect the very best comedy coverage from Punchline Magazine, right? And we're happy to give that to you. But sometimes words just bog us down, ya know? Sometimes you just need a quick, digested version of the news with no reading. To this end, we offer...

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Gwyneth Paltrow and bad habits detract from an otherwise fun Saturday Night Live

By | January 17, 2011 at 10:39 am | No comments

This week’s Saturday Night Live spanned the (occasional) good, (mostly) bad and (sometimes even) ugly of poking fun at all forms of entertainment. The show began with a throwaway Cold Open led by Greta Van Sustern (Kristen Wiig) introducing a panel of Fox News regulars...

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Video: a night in the life of comedian Rachel Feinstein

By | January 14, 2011 at 4:01 pm | One comment

With her run on this past season of Last Comic Standing, New York comedian Rachel Feinstein proved she has what it takes to get big laughs out of a big, big, big audience. But with a larger fan-base comes a dramatic increase in the number of people who regularly ask the...

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'Funny or Die Presents' returns to HBO Jan. 14

By | January 13, 2011 at 1:37 pm | No comments

Funny or Die Presents returns to HBO for its second season this Friday, Jan 14 at midnight. Will Ferrell, Brett Gelman, Seth Morris, David Koechner, Rob Riggle, John C. Reilly, Natasha Leggero and a crap load more famous funny folks will all do their part to bring you laughs--...

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Laura Kightlinger, Jay Johnston star in Atom.com's disturbing (funny?) 'American Heroine'

By | January 13, 2011 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Laura Kightlinger and Jay Johnston (The Sarah Silverman Program, Mr. Show) have teamed up with Atom.com on a short film called American Heroine. The film takes the viewer to some very uncomfortable places-- places that are funny in the context of the story but also makes me...

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Rob Delaney is Naked and Bloody: Post-show video interview

By | January 13, 2011 at 11:16 am | One comment

Last night, I had the chance to check out comedian Rob Delaney's one-man show Naked and Bloody; it went down at a packed house at the UCB in New York City. Delaney's been performing his show around his base in Los Angeles. But this was the first time he brought the show to the...

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