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First Filipino comedy showcase slated in New York

By | August 8, 2008 at 5:22 pm | No comments

Three stand-up comedians of Filipino descent — Rex Navarrete of Hawaii, Ron Josol of Canada and Air Tabigue of New York – are set to perform at New York’s first Filipino Comedy Showcase on Sept. 20 at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. Navarrete, the most...

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Tiny Pasadena bar books big name comics every Monday

By | August 8, 2008 at 1:10 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedy in a small spot is nothing new. Coffee shops or bars all around the country might open up once a week for amateur comics, poets, or musicians. Barney’s Beanery is no different– except they’re booking real comics. The Pasadena, CA bar has been drawing...

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Mike Birbiglia’s ‘Sleepwalk with me’ begins previews Oct. 17

By | August 8, 2008 at 12:24 pm | No comments

Mike Birbiglia’s one-man show Sleepwalk with Me will begin previews off-Broadway Oct. 17 at the Bleecker Street Theatre in New York City. A site dedicated to the show was launched just moments ago. The show combines Birbiglia’s storytelling stand-up tone – most recently...

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It’s Danny Lobell Show Friday, with special guest Ted Alexandro

By | August 8, 2008 at 11:52 am | No comments

Tune into comicalradio.com today at 1 pm EST to hear Danny Lobell and the crew interview comedian Ted Alexandro. Be sure to also check out the Punchline Magazine weekly wrap up at about 1:20...

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Friday comedy link carnage from Punchline Magazine

By | August 8, 2008 at 10:08 am | No comments

We here at Punchline Magazine pride ourselves in getting you, dear readers, the most diverse stand-up comedy news throughout the week. But we get lazy on Fridays; and so do you. So each Friday starting today — Friday — we’re going to unleash unto you Punchline...

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Friday stand-up video: Geoff Tate

By | August 8, 2008 at 9:28 am | No comments

Comedian Geoff Tate has nothing against gay marriage– so long as it doesn’t fuck with his commute. Check it...

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Video: Paul F. Tompkins in ‘Private Fireman’

By | August 7, 2008 at 3:01 pm | No comments

Directed by Bob Odenkirk, comedian Paul F. Tompkins is Private Fireman! Private Fireman directed by Bob OdenkirkUploaded by...

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New York Comedy Festival tickets on sale: Louis CK, Katt Williams, Sarah Silverman, Brian Regan slated

By | August 7, 2008 at 1:50 pm | No comments

Tickets for the fifth annual New York Comedy Festival went on sale today. Just yesterday, festival organizers released the official lineup, which includes: Sarah Silverman, Katt Williams, Frank Caliendo, Brian Regan, Louis CK, Carlos Mencia, Joel McHale, Tracy Morgan and more....

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17-year-old Pakistani comic not afraid to call his audience ‘cunts’

By | August 7, 2008 at 1:09 pm | No comments

It seems our fascination with teen entertainers is crossing over to stand-up comedy. Especially in Scotland where 17-year-old Pakistani comedian Ahir Shah is playing the Edinburgh Fringe Festival through Aug. 25, along with 27-year-old comic Alex Maple in a show dubbed One Boy....

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