Interviews

Video interview: Inside the Macy’s window with Mike Birbiglia

By | January 28, 2011 at 12:21 pm | No comments

You can't sleepwalk with him this time but you can watch comedian Mike Birbiglia sleep- and you don't even have to stalk his bedroom window! Nope, you just have to stalk the Macy's window where he's living for the next few days. The Sleepwalk With Me author began his stay in...

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Mike DeStefano to debut one-man show “Drugs, Disease and Death: A Comedy”

By | January 19, 2011 at 1:30 pm | One comment

They say that a difficult, tumultuous life is prime fuel for comedy. If that’s the case, then Mike DeStefano has more than enough to last a lifetime. Drawing on a rough past that includes drug addiction, the loss of his wife, and an HIV diagnosis, DeStefano will move from his...

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Watch Eugene Mirman talk about comedy for 30 minutes

By | January 17, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments

One of the things we do here at Punchline is post comedy-related videos we think you gals and guys would enjoy. Most times, we think you'll enjoy them because at least one person here as watched the video in question and has decided that our readership would dig it. It's rare...

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Rob Delaney is Naked and Bloody: Post-show video interview

By | January 13, 2011 at 11:16 am | One comment

Last night, I had the chance to check out comedian Rob Delaney's one-man show Naked and Bloody; it went down at a packed house at the UCB in New York City. Delaney's been performing his show around his base in Los Angeles. But this was the first time he brought the show to the...

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Jackass turned comic Steve-O plans new TV show and book

By | December 8, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments

In a recent interview with Punchline Magazine, Jackass star Steve-O talks about his move into stand-up comedy-- not to mention two upcoming projects he's got planned. Turns out the stuntman-turned comic is also turning into an author, as he's writing a book due out next...

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Conan show opener Jimmy Pardo on last night's premiere: I got goosebumps

By | November 9, 2010 at 3:07 pm | One comment

Last night 4.2 million people tuned in to see the premiere of Conan on TBS. But before actress Lea Michele or actor Seth Rogen could take to the guest spots and before those at home could bask in the orange glow of the bearded one, the studio audience -- 250 strong -- needed to...

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Marc Maron live Tweets Ken Mehlman experience; gives Punchline Magazine some thoughts

By | September 20, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments

“Live tweeting” by comedians and other celebrities is not uncommon. Louis C.K., for example, just gained some attention by drunkenly live tweeting some pretty raunchy things about Sarah Palin. And, now, thanks to Marc Maron we have the latest noteworthy installment of this...

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Comedian Steve Hofstetter launches Animated Revolution; Ted Alexandro becomes a pirate

By | September 20, 2010 at 11:07 am | No comments

It’s funny. When Comedy Central tried to roll out the series Shorties Watchin' Shorties in 2004 wherein live stand-up comedy bits were put to animation, it lasted only nine episodes. Perhaps the network was too ahead of the curve? Because it seems more and more comedians are...

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Interview: Irish powerhouse Tommy Tiernan hits New York this weekend

By | September 16, 2010 at 12:50 pm | No comments

Tommy Tiernan is one of the UK's most successful comedians. Sadly, he doesn't make it over to the good (bad?) old USA nearly enough. But, there's great news for a small portion of the country: he'll be in New York City at Comix this weekend. He'll be doing two show each on...

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