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Interview: Tim Heidecker of Tim and Eric chats on DVD and more!

Interview: Tim Heidecker of Tim and Eric chats on DVD and more!

By | June 6, 2011 at 10:48 am | No comments

Brilliant, absurdist sketch comedy freaks Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim gave us a fifth season of genius this year and their Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! DVD (out now!) brought even more tender morsels of awkward humor than I could have even imagined. Tim and Eric...

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Interview: Sandra Bernhard loves being her–and we would, too

Interview: Sandra Bernhard loves being her–and we would, too

By | June 1, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments

Comedian, singer, writer, mom and all-around kick-ass broad Sandra Bernhard took some time out of her insanely busy schedule to talk to us about her newest album, I Love Being Me, Don’t You? (out June 7), fictional girl fights and Roseanne Barr. Pre-order the album on...

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Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate

Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate

By | May 30, 2011 at 2:01 pm | No comments

[/caption] It's time Punchline Magazine provides a valuable service to its readers-- beyond, of course, offering you the latest in comedy news and interviews. So, obviously, that means we're going to give you a weekly dose of astrology. And by "we," I mean comedian Dan...

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Interview with Lynn Shawcroft, Mitch Hedberg’s wife

Interview with Lynn Shawcroft, Mitch Hedberg’s wife

By | May 19, 2011 at 1:51 pm | One comment

With his unfortunate passing in 2005, Mitch Hedberg has gained almost a legendary status in the comedy world. His jokes are quoted constantly and the influence of his writing and delivery are undeniably stamped on the current landscape of stand up comics today. His widow, who is...

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Interview: Nick Cannon returns to stand-up comedy in style

By | May 16, 2011 at 10:45 am | No comments

Coming on the heels of the television premiere of his first-ever stand-up comedy special Mr. Showbiz this past weekend on Showtime, Nick Cannon goes wide with the digital release of the album version today (Buy here). You'll be able to snag the album from New Wave Dynamics in...

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Interview with Doug Stanhope: ‘If I could, I’d quit comedy’

By | May 12, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 3 comments

The scene opens: There’s a man impaled… “on a spinning dildo. He’s in a straight jacket, hanging upside down. The only way he can keep the dildo lubricated is to drink Castor oil out of a large rat feeder, so he shits himself greasy to keep that dildo lubricated. Because...

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Interview with Rob Riggle, ultimate Renaissance comedy machine

Interview with Rob Riggle, ultimate Renaissance comedy machine

By | May 9, 2011 at 12:40 pm | No comments

Comedian Rob Riggle is everywhere. He's on the big screen, the small screen, and stages across America, and now, on a webseries produced by AXE Shower Gel and Comedy Central Digital, hosting the AXE Dirtcathalon. Punchline Magazine got a chance to catch up with Riggle and his...

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Interview: Demetri Martin’s ever-growing comedy portfolio

Interview: Demetri Martin’s ever-growing comedy portfolio

By | May 2, 2011 at 10:19 am | No comments

Delving into a stand-up comedian’s creative process is often a mixed bag at best. Creating, tweaking, and performing a joke is an incredibly subjective experience, so communicating what that experience is like usually leaves something to be desired. Sometimes, though, we get...

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Comedy Matters with Sarah Silverman, Chris Rock and more!

By | April 26, 2011 at 2:50 pm | No comments

Comic Strip Action Chris Rock, who got his start at The Comic Strip, made his Broadway debut in a hard-hitting and fantastic new show with one of the strangest names ever to hit Broadway, The Motherf**ker With The Hat. What's particularly funny to me as a comedy writer and...

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