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Video: Sound Of Young America interview with Bill Hicks director and Hicks’ brother

By | April 16, 2010 at 4:07 pm | One comment

No comedy fan’s iTunes library is complete without a subscription to The Sound Of Young America podcast. Host Jesse Thorn conducts awesome interviews with people from different parts of the entertainment world. Most of them are comedy related, and Thorn does a great job of...

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Atom.com skewers Tiger, Jesse James, Clinton, Palin and more in new Obamaourage video

By | April 16, 2010 at 3:28 pm | No comments

Take a nine second stroll around the Internet today and you’ll find no dearth of videos parodying Tiger Woods, Sarah Palin, Barack Obama and Jesse James. But, really who has time to watch all of them? We’ll tell you, who. We do. But, we’re lazy, and we much rather watch...

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New Kevin Pollak web series Vamped Out lacks laughs

By | April 16, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments

Kevin Pollak’s new web series Vamped Out premiered this week on Babelgum. But for someone who was named one of the top 100 comedians of all time by Comedy Central, this faux documentary about a real life vampire certainly lacks any jokes. The documentary focuses on Alowisus...

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Axe and Funny or Die tour features Kroll, Peretti, Cummings, Glover

By | April 15, 2010 at 6:21 pm | No comments

Ahh, the multiple-act stand-up comedy tour. The concept and execution is happening more and more these days. And we fucking love it! It's just another affirmation that the comedy community is as strong as ever. The latest tour to pop up? The Twisted Humor Tour, sponsored by Axe...

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Sarah and Laura thrown down in a Holocaust memorial dual on Sarah Silverman Program finale

By | April 15, 2010 at 11:38 am | One comment

On tonight's season -- or is it series? -- finale of the Sarah Silverman Program on Comedy Central, sisters Laura and Sarah duke it out to see who throws the best Holocaust memorial. Yay! And Ed Asner guest stars as a Nazi. Double yay! Check out a clip below. And be sure to tune...

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Punchline Magazine's Streamy Awards red carpet report (VIDEO)

By | April 15, 2010 at 7:54 am | No comments

About two weeks ago, we mentioned that the Streamy Awards -- the Oscar's of the Web world, for lack of a better description -- were being hosted by Human Giant's Paul Scheer and were going down April 11 in Los Angeles. Well, the awards came and went. But we were there on the...

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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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