Interviews

Judd Apatow talks comedy nerdness on WTF with Marc Maron

By | September 2, 2010 at 12:00 pm | No comments

Another booking coup for our favorite podcast: this week on WTF with Marc Maron, the comedian turned podcast king interviews writer/director Judd Apatow. In this special two-part interview, the second of which just went live online, Marc and Judd cover a range of topics,...

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Philly Improv Theater scouts a new space

By | August 31, 2010 at 12:05 pm | No comments

Since 2005, The Philly Improv Theater has served not only as the only longform improv training center in Philadelphia, but as the area’s strongest source of off-beat comedy shows. It’s grown into a full-blown comedy hub, fostering a comedy community comprised of its a huge...

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Margaret Cho: Ex-boyfriend bludgeoned wife to death, so I wrote a song about it

By | August 18, 2010 at 5:06 pm | No comments

Margaret Cho, as you may well know, has a musical comedy album, Cho Dependent, coming out this coming Tuesday. And yes! Of course we've interviewed her and of course you'll see the full exclusive chat right here on Punchline Magazine. But we first wanted to give you a wee...

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Exclusive video interview with comedian Ryan Singer

By | August 18, 2010 at 11:18 am | No comments

Like I say in this here video interview with comedian Ryan Singer, one of the best things about listening to so much comedy every year is that rare "comedy find." That's when you've never heard of a comedian but then you see or hear an album from said comedian, and are...

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Exclusive video: Todd Barry airport interview

By | July 18, 2010 at 1:09 pm | One comment

MONTREAL -- Our coverage of the Just For Laughs comedy is almost done. But That didn't stop me from shoving my camera in Todd Barry's face at the airport here. He was kind enough to chat a bit about his fest experiences and his upcoming dates. Check out toddbarry.com for the...

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Exclusive video: Doug Stanhope's Montreal car wash party, Canadian tour and the problem with comedy classes

By | July 16, 2010 at 10:30 pm | One comment

MONTREAL -- Earlier today, Doug Stanhope popped into the Hyatt's lounge here, ground central for the Just For Laughs comedy festival. It's noteworthy because Stanhope isn't one of the many comics performing here. In fact, the road horse comedian trained it up to Montreal for two...

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Just For Laughs: Video interview with Kyle Kinane

By | July 15, 2010 at 9:33 pm | No comments

A few hours ago at Variety's reception for their 10 Comics to Watch, I got to chat with comedian Kyle Kinane, who was one of the comedians to receive the honor. Below is a video of that chat. Be sure to check out Kyle's album, Death of the Party. You can get it here and read our...

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Russell Brand talks poetry, Vegas, airlines; Get Him to the Greek opens Friday

By | June 3, 2010 at 11:59 am | No comments

We all remember Russell Brand from his role as rock star and girlfriend-stealer Aldous Snow in Forgetting Sarah Marhsall. Well, Brand (as well as comedians Aziz Ansari and Nick Kroll) and Snow are back again in the comedy Get Him to the Greek, which opens this Friday. In a...

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Larry David talks 'Curb' TV Guide Network syndication, reveals new season details

By | May 26, 2010 at 4:25 pm | No comments

You may know already that Curb Your Enthusiasm is going to be aired in syndication on the TV Guide Network, starting June 2. And we know what you’re thinking. How’s that going to work, what with all edgy material the writers inject in the paid cable version each week? And...

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