Features

Tim and Eric: Awesome Interview, Great Job!

By | November 5, 2007 at 10:55 am | No comments

With nary a traditional premise or punch line in sight, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim have amassed and amazingly strong cult fanbase. Now with the second season of their Adult Swim sketch show Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! set to premiere and a brand new live talk...

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Brian Regan: Ten Years of 'Brian Regan Live'

By | October 22, 2007 at 10:50 am | No comments

In an interview with veteran comedian Brian Regan, Punchline Magazine takes a look back on his first album-- 10 years after its original release. What's your favorite bit on Brian Regan Live? Click around and tell us! For years, entertainment publications have enjoyed the...

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Marc Maron: Heartbreaking Comedy

By | October 8, 2007 at 10:46 am | No comments

How do you turn frayed emotion and freshly splayed wounds into something brilliantly funny? Ask veteran stand-up comedian Marc Maron. Inherent in most great comedy, and in most great art of all kinds, is tragedy and heartbreak. Even the most optimistic stand-ups find a way to...

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Kyle Cease: A Familiar Face

By | October 8, 2007 at 10:43 am | No comments

He's only 30, but stand-up comedian Kyle Cease already has a Comedy Central album and half-hour special under his belt. Now, the LA-based comic will be seen this week on the same network in his first hour-long special Weirder, Blacker, Dimpler. No doubt, you've seen stand-up...

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Michael Ian Black: Comedy’s Snark King

By | October 1, 2007 at 10:40 am | One comment

Sure, he's known for dishing the kind of dry humor that makes you suspect he's kinda sorta fucking with you, but when you get right down to it, he's just a really funny guy who's decided to take a stab at stand-up. And is actually good at it. You know Michael Ian...

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Vanessa Hollingshead: Unconditionally funny

By | September 17, 2007 at 10:22 am | One comment

By Daniel Petrino Through her darkest and most triumphant times, veteran stand-up comedian Vanessa Hollingshead could always find stability in comedy If you watch comedian Vanessa Hollingshead perform, you'll quickly discover her off-color comedy comes, in part, from two...

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The New York Underground Comedy Festival: The NYUCF gets its wings

By | September 17, 2007 at 10:18 am | No comments

The former little festival that could proves it's here to stay-- and invites the rest of the world to watch The fifth annual New York Underground Comedy Festival is almost underway, taking place this year from Sept. 27 to Oct. 8th. And, according festival organizers,...

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Greg Fitzsimmons: A total poser… literally

By | September 10, 2007 at 10:13 am | No comments

When Punchline Magazine visited Chicago's Edge Comedy Club on its opening weekend, we found veteran comic Greg Fitzsimmons more than happy to take some time from his set to strike some poses. Words and Photos by Alana Grelyak alana@punchlinemagazine.com Chicago's a city...

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Bob and Tom: Ambassadors of Comedy

By | September 4, 2007 at 10:08 am | No comments

For nearly a quarter of a century, Midwest radio gods Bob Kevoian and Tom Griswold have been pushing some of the greatest (but underexposed) comedians into the spotlight. With a new Comedy Central special, DVD and massive tour set to launch, the duo has just given comedy fans...

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