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Read Russell Brand’s touching tribute to his “vulnerable” friend, Amy Winehouse

Read Russell Brand’s touching tribute to his “vulnerable” friend, Amy Winehouse

By | July 25, 2011 at 1:30 pm | One comment

Surely, by now you all know singer Amy Winehouse was found dead yesterday at the age of 27. Though she had a very public battle with drugs and alcohol, no cause has yet been named for her death-- despite an autopsy being completed. However, you can speculate with decent...

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Artie Lange confirms return to radio, opens up about his recovery

Artie Lange confirms return to radio, opens up about his recovery

By | July 21, 2011 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments

Embattled comedian Artie Lange, who's been off the radio airwaves since his suicide attempt in January of last year, confirmed today that he'll be returning to the job on Sept. 12. But, it won't be with Howard Stern. Lange told comedian Joe Matarese, on his podcast Fixing Joe,...

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Interview: Kurt Metzger talks “trust fund pussy” comedians, Ugly Americans and more

Interview: Kurt Metzger talks “trust fund pussy” comedians, Ugly Americans and more

By | July 18, 2011 at 9:27 am | 2 comments

On his new album for Comedy Central Records, Kurt Metzger Talks To Young People About Sex, the titular comedian takes the tradition of a relentless, rough-around-the-edges East Coast comic to the next level. Metzger – he also voices the character  zombie Randall...

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Punchline Magazine has become Laughspin.com!

Punchline Magazine has become Laughspin.com!

By | July 13, 2011 at 6:57 pm | No comments

In September, PunchlineMagazine.com would've turned six years old had it not become Laughspin.com first. I'll explain. For close to a year now, we've been revamping, redesigning and rebranding the site I launched, along with graphic designer Bill Bergmann, on Sept. 15,...

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Pay what you want for Margaret Cho’s album and be a good person while you’re at it

Pay what you want for Margaret Cho’s album and be a good person while you’re at it

By | July 13, 2011 at 4:40 pm | No comments

Although her most recent album Cho Dependent was released nearly a year ago, Margaret Cho has been doing a fine job of keeping our attention on it. The all-musical comedy album featuring the likes of Ani DiFranco, Fiona Apple and Tegan and Sara not only plays well on its own,...

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Mila Kunis on the cover of GQ’s Comedy Issue: a step forward or back for women in comedy?

Mila Kunis on the cover of GQ’s Comedy Issue: a step forward or back for women in comedy?

By | July 12, 2011 at 12:23 pm | 6 comments

For their fourth annual Comedy Issue, mens's interest mag GQ has chosen actress Mila Kunis as their cover woman. It's newsworthy, I suppose, since she's not a dude; the likes of Zach Galifianakis, Seth Rogen, Tracy Morgan and Paul Rudd have graced the comedy-themed issue in...

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Greg Proops: The Punchline Magazine interview

Greg Proops: The Punchline Magazine interview

By | July 5, 2011 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Greg Proops has seemingly done it all. He's famous for doing improv on British-turned-American series Whose Line Is It Anyway? He's earned a more concentrated and dedicated fanbase through constant touring as a stand-up. He often pops up on the tele-- most recently on Chelsea...

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