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Iranian refugee is “female comedian of the year”; talks women’s rights, racism

By | February 10, 2011 at 10:27 am | One comment

When I think of how refugees acclimate to a new home nation, stand-up comedy isn’t the first method that comes to mind. But, for Zinat Pirzadeh, an Iranian refugee who now resides in Sweden, performing comedy has provided her with an outlet to discuss some uncomfortable,...

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Hey, look; Jimmy Fallon is on Top Chef tonight

By | February 9, 2011 at 5:40 pm | No comments

Jimmy Fallon, he of late night fame, will don a different hat tonight-- a chef's hat! Get it? He's a man that wears many hats and he's on a cooking show so he'll be wearing a chef's hat. But, he probably won't be wearing a hat all. What he will be doing tonight at 10 pm EST on...

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Comedian becomes spokescomic for bowling clothes

By | February 9, 2011 at 10:27 am | No comments

Many of the most iconic comedians in recent memory have signature onstage looks: George Carlin wore black shirts, Louis C.K. wears black shirts and jeans, Jerry Seinfeld wears a jacket and tie. With that consistency, it was only a matter of time before a clothing company...

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Video: Aziz Ansari interview with Time magazine

By | February 8, 2011 at 5:33 pm | One comment

TIme magazine just posted this video interview with Aziz Ansari. It's part of their 10 Questions series. I'll be honest; I've never watched an episode of Time's 10 Questions-- so maybe it's totally normal for them to post an interview that features only four...

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Indie comedy show turns into film; Gaffigan, Maron, Garofalo show support

By | February 8, 2011 at 5:09 pm | One comment

If I’m a sucker for one kind of movie, it’s the comedy documentary. Sadly, it’s not the most common genre, but a new trailer has just been released for a film that will please any comedy nerd. Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film!, by Liam McEneaney and Victor Varnado,...

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Robert Smigel turns 51 today; our love for him turns infinity, or something

By | February 7, 2011 at 4:50 pm | No comments

Robert Smigel, the creator and man behind (or partially inside) Triumph the Insult Comic Dog as well as the creator of TV Funhouse and so much more, turns 51 today. To celebrate we're employing the power of embedding; below is one of our fave Triumph dispatches. If you don't...

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In case you're not sick of watching Super Bowl ads…

By | February 7, 2011 at 2:22 pm | One comment

...here are two that aired last night, featuring a total of three stand-up comedy icons: Joan Rivers, Roseanne Barr and Richard Lewis. By the way, Punchline Magazine proudly uses GoDaddy.com. Snickers is a "sometimes" food,...

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Julian McCullough, Sean O'Connor endure "feats of strength" in new Atom.com video

By | February 7, 2011 at 11:34 am | No comments

If you haven't checked out comedians Sean McCullough and Sean O'Connor's new Atom.com series Sean and Julian, let me submit that you should be checking it out. Their third episode "Feats of Strength" recently posted and it doesn't fail to deliver some quality laughs. In it,...

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Dana Carvey gives SNL the old school treatment, and a few laughs along the way

By | February 7, 2011 at 10:24 am | One comment

Watching Saturday Night Live this week felt like introducing your mature, good-natured adult friends to that crazy cool old college buddy that you reminisce about all the time. At first, it was great, with the show spotlighting the biggest and best marks host Dana Carvey left on...

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