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Dave Chappelle breaks down man on man rape

By | April 14, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 6 comments

On his 1990 album, Parental Advisory, the late George Carlin makes the case against censors who say there's just some topics that cannot be joked about because those topics are inherently unfunny or just plain mean. Take rape, Carlin says. "'You can't joke about rape; rape's not...

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Dean Edwards gets excited about action flicks

By | April 14, 2010 at 5:36 pm | No comments

We know you like stand-up comedy. But do you like action? How about action stand-up comedy? No such thing? You’re right. But there is something called ActionFest, a four-day film party (starting tomorrow in North Carolina) that honors all of the bloody, punchy, bullety movies...

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Watch Conan O'Brien's first minutes of his live tour

By | April 13, 2010 at 4:00 pm | No comments

Last night marked the very first live tour stop of Conan O'Brien's Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour. It all went down in Eugene, OR. And while the reviews have been fairly positive, we'd imagine Conan could've done just about anything on that stage and...

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Heidi Montag's sister, Holly attempts stand-up comedy at Comedy Store

By | April 9, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 8 comments

Perhaps tired of her younger sister Heidi Montag getting all the attention from her recent Frankenstein-like battery of plastic surgeries, Holly Montag took to the stage at the famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles recently. After all, no profession screams "look at me" more than...

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David Cross is 'Bigger and Blackerer' on Saturday; watch six clips here

By | April 9, 2010 at 11:52 am | No comments

Are you ready, misanthropic, godless, bitterly intelligent comedy fans? Tomorrow at 10 pm EST on Epix, your hero Mr. David Cross will premiere his news stand-up special Bigger and Blackerer. The special is Cross's first set of stand-up comedy put on record and released since his...

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Trailer fun: Zach Galifianakis, Jeff Dunham, Kristen Schaal in Dinner for Schmucks

By | April 8, 2010 at 1:02 pm | No comments

Is there anything better than a comedy with an all-star cast? Yeah. But here’s one that looks cool. With Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Schaal and an unlikely cast Jeff Dunham, the upcoming Dinner For Schmucks has one of the most well-rounded comedy...

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Jimmy Carr invades television commercials to hilarious effect

By | April 7, 2010 at 5:01 pm | No comments

British television’s Channel 4 recently had a Comedy Gala that featured stand-up comedians. Like American television, they eventually had to cut to commercial breaks. But unlike American TV, they came up with the brilliant idea to keep the laughs coming during a commercial...

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Tina Fey reveals Conan, Leno-inspired ’30 Rock’ finale plot (VIDEO)

By | April 7, 2010 at 3:01 pm | One comment

On the season finale of NBC and Tina Fey's ultra-mega hit love child, 30 Rock, the Divine Ms. F is playing things a little dirty. Apparently – as our not-so-secret sources at Movieline.com have revealed – there's going to be a little bit of Conan-gate in the episode's...

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Punchline Magazine’s dispataches from Melbourne’s International Comedy Festival, part 2

By | April 4, 2010 at 6:48 am | No comments

On our first full day in Melbourne, my husband Christian Finnegan and fellow comedian Nick Thune made an appearance on the radio where they ran into Aussie hunk Ash Williams. “How is it being the ‘God of Thunder’?” Christian asked. Ash simply smiled, the joke seemingly...

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