Interviews

Judah Friedlander video: "I turned down so many sitcom auditions"

By | March 24, 2011 at 1:05 pm | No comments

Comedy journalist and Punchline Magazine contributor Jeffrey Gurian has been hard at work interviewing comedian subjects for his book, a history of the famous Comic Strip Live comedy club in New York City. He's already banked more than 25 interviews, including chats with Jerry...

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Natasha Leggero's exclusive video interview with Punchline Magazine

By | March 21, 2011 at 12:47 pm | No comments

Recently, comedian Natasha Leggero had a spike in popularity after becoming the first woman nutbag Charlie Sheen responded to on Twitter. Natasha, in her typical scathingly sarcastic tone, tweeted "Charlie Sheen is our Egypt" and Sheen replied, "I'll take it." Forbes decided...

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Video interview: Lisa Landry at Laugh Fest

By | March 19, 2011 at 4:09 pm | One comment

Earlier today over a nice little brunch provided by the Laugh Fest folks, I chatted with comedian Lisa Landry, who landed on our Top 10 Comedy Albums list in 2008. She's just released a brand-spanking new live DVD, called Brazillionaire. I'm not going to give away the punch line...

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Video interview: Kyle Kinane eats fruit, drinks coffee!

By | March 18, 2011 at 4:07 pm | No comments

Over the last two years, Kyle Kinane has become one of the most talked-about up and coming comedians in the country-- and for good reason: he's fucking funny. He's in Grand Rapids right now to perform at Laugh Fest, where I was able to shove a camera in his face while he was...

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Video interview: Tammy Pescatelli

By | March 18, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 2 comments

Earlier today, I caught up with Tammy Pescatelli, who's in Grand Rapids to perform at Laugh Fest. You probably know Tammy from her appearances on Last Comic Standing and more recently as the star of her own reality show on WEtv, A Stand Up Mother, which will return in a few...

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Video interview: Sean Kent hates Anderson Cooper

By | March 17, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments

Earlier this evening I caught up with comedian Sean Kent and couldn't help but ask him about Anderson Cooper, whom he verbally destroys on his stellar album Waiting for the Rapture. He's in Grand Rapids to perform at Laugh Fest; and I'm here to shove a camera in the faces of...

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New season of John Oliver’s stand-up show promotes community in comedy world

By | March 15, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Stand-up fans, get ready: the second season of John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show is almost here. Premiering March 24 on Comedy Central, the show features some returning stand-up favorites as well as some newer faces. And, to promote the show, John Oliver was in town for...

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Lisa Lampanelli reveals her Donald Trump roast plan of attack

By | March 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | One comment

Two days ago, Comedy Central announced the list of folks who would be hurling insults toward Donald Trump during the taping of the network's roast of the man, premiering March 15 at 10:30 pm EST. Whitney Cummings, Anthony Jeselnik, Lisa Lampanelli, and Jeffrey Ross as well as...

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Louis C.K. asks Donald Rumsfield if he's a flesh-eating lizard on live radio

By | February 24, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments

Donald Rumsfeld, the man who served as Secretary of Defense under George W. Bush, was pushing his new book Known and Unknown in an usual place this morning-- the Opie and Anthony Show on Sirius XM. Sitting in for comedian Jim Norton, who's been in LA for a few days, was Louis...

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