Features

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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Maria Bamford: Can't Stop the Voices

By | February 25, 2006 at 12:38 pm | No comments

“Quirky" doesn't even begin to explain Bamford's approach to stand-up comedy. She's so much more than that. Just ask one of her personalities. By John Delery If Maria Bamford ever needs extra cash fast -- say, to help gas up the Comedians of Comedy tour van --...

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Greg Warren: Fresh Face

By | February 7, 2006 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments

Interview by Jessica Agi Greg Warren is a stand-up comic who’s been on the rise for the last decade. He’s currently part of the Friends of the Bob & Tom Radio Show Comedy Tour with Mike Birbiglia, Henry Phillips, Mike MacRae and Auggie...

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Ron White: Let Him Tell You a Story

By | February 7, 2006 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments

On the heels of a wildly successful new CD, this Blue Collar comic is set to unleash a DVD, a book and an animated series. It seems this Tater Salad is far from spoiling. Six years ago, Ron White was a Dumpster dweller. At least he was the day he realized he had thrown out --...

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Lisa Lampanelli: Highly Insulting!

By | February 5, 2006 at 7:25 pm | No comments

Stand-up comic Lisa Lampanelli has made a career out of insulting us. So why do we keep coming back for more? On her new CD, DVD and Comedy Central one-hour special, this Howard Stern favorite gives us plenty of reasons. By Dylan P. Gadino How are things with you? Oh,...

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Just for Laughs: A Look Back (2006)

By | January 28, 2006 at 8:22 am | No comments

Reflecting on this year’s edition of the world’s biggest comedy festival By the time my parents caught Bill Cosby: Himself on HBO and committed one of its showings to videotape, I was nine years old. I had never before seen a television...

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