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Video interview: Inside the Macy’s window with Mike Birbiglia

By | January 28, 2011 at 12:21 pm | No comments

You can't sleepwalk with him this time but you can watch comedian Mike Birbiglia sleep- and you don't even have to stalk his bedroom window! Nope, you just have to stalk the Macy's window where he's living for the next few days. The Sleepwalk With Me author began his stay in...

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Kyle Cease debuts short film "Cervix" for Atom.com

By | January 27, 2011 at 11:41 am | 2 comments

Besides being a well-known stand-up comedian -- and inciting controversy with his comedy bootcamp (RIP?) -- Kyle Cease and his brother, Kevin have been, for years, making some pretty funny videos. A brand spanking new one just debuted at Atom.com. It's called Cervix. It's below....

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Comedians launch tour to promote sobriety, seek funds for documentary

By | January 26, 2011 at 12:21 pm | No comments

One of my favorite web entities these days is Kickstarter, an organization that facilitates crowd-sourced fundraising for projects of any and all varieties. That’s no exaggeration: users can help support films, the invention of edible and vegan cups, even a grilled cheese food...

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Brilliant student uses brilliance to create robot comedian

By | January 24, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments

First, a robot that can beat Ken Jennings at Jeopardy!, and now a robot that performs stand-up comedy? At a recent presentation, Carnegie Mellon robotics student Heather Knight unveiled a joke-telling robot named Data. Far from simply being a tape recording of a comedy routine,...

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Preview the new episode of Comedy Central’s SportsDome

By | January 24, 2011 at 11:29 am | No comments

As an occasional and less-than-hardcore fan of sports, I’m always thrilled to find sports shows that don’t analyze ad nauseum the mundane nuances of gameplay. Fortunately, Comedy Central's new show The Onion Sports Network's SportsDome lampoons that obsessive world of...

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VIDEO: Marc Maron on Conan; enough said

By | January 21, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments

If you watched Conan last night, you witnessed one of the stronger episodes since its premiere. The reason is simple: Marc Maron was one of Coco's guests. If you missed it, we've conveniently embedded that shit below. The main story Maron tells, about another one of his...

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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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