Features

Opie and Anthony: Speading the Virus

By | August 27, 2006 at 8:50 am | No comments

What happens when you inject some rock 'n' roll into stand-up comedy? Read on. Hours – and I do mean many, many hours – before the doors opened Saturday, August 26 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ thousands of people...

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Aries Spears: Sketching up with Aries Spears

By | July 15, 2006 at 8:34 am | No comments

Known for his work on MadTV, the tireless stand-up comic has re-entered the game of sketch comedy. But this time Damon Wayans is involved and the censors are far, far away. By Dylan P. Gadino The sidewalks and streets of midtown Manhattan are getting abused by driving...

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Tourgasm: Interview Part 2

By | July 10, 2006 at 8:38 am | No comments

Dane Cook’s new HBO series is redefining the way we look at stand-up comedy while changing the careers of four comics. Punchline Magazine checks in with the stars of Tourgasm in the conclusion of our two-part interview Interview by Dylan P. Gadino When we...

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Tourgasm: Interview Part 1

By | July 3, 2006 at 8:47 am | No comments

Dane Cook’s new HBO series is redefining the way we look at stand-up comedy while changing the careers of four comics. Punchline Magazine checks in with the stars of Tourgasm and finds there’s always time to gild a lily. Interview by Dylan P....

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Brian Posehn: And The Geeks Shall Inherit The Mirth

By | June 12, 2006 at 8:31 am | One comment

Metal-obsessed comedian Brian Posehn is now married and living in suburb, so is he about to hide his devil horns? By John Delery It's not as if would ever skip a System of a Down concert to attend a zoning board meeting. It's not as if he has completely forsaken head...

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Tom Cotter and Kerri Louise: United Front

By | May 12, 2006 at 8:25 am | No comments

The stars of WE’s Two Funny chat with Punchline Magazine about parenting twins, their new stand-up project in NYC and the pitfalls of showcasing their act on a women’s network. By Noah Fowle Fresh off their season of Two Funny: Cotter...

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Louis CK: Stand-up to Sitcom

By | May 10, 2006 at 12:54 pm | No comments

For a stand-up comedy veteran of 21 years -- who has gone on record saying he'd never do a sitcom -- Louis C.K. finds himself in the most unlikely of places -- on HBO, starring in a sitcom that he created. By Dylan P. Gadino At a recent show at Carolines in New York City,...

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Ray Ellin: On the Go!

By | May 10, 2006 at 11:49 am | No comments

Throughout his career in stand-up, Ray Ellin has always sought new challenges. Now, after producing and directing documentary The Latin Legends of Comedy, the Boston bred comedian is about to see his efforts pay off big time. By Dylan P. Gadino As more than 200 people spill...

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Lewis Black: Black Attack!

By | May 10, 2006 at 7:24 am | No comments

He may be pissed off but Lewis Black has his reasons. Punchline Magazine spent some time with the future stand-up comedy legend to see what makes him tick – and ticked. In the process, we found a softer side of the surly man in black. Planted in a red,...

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