Oprah Winfrey looks for next big comedian

By | April 30, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments

Oprah Winfrey controls the entire universe. Doesn’t she? Answer. Yes. So it makes perfect sense that she is now looking to discover the next big stand-up comedian. The page on her official site wherein they ask for submissions pretty much reads like a list of things you...

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Paul Mooney rips Earthquake a new one

By | April 30, 2009 at 3:02 pm | No comments

There’s no question that Comedy Central’s roasts are one of the network’s biggest draws. And now the folks at TVOne, a cable and satellite channel geared toward African Americans, are putting on their own roast; we get the feeling, however, the verbal daggers...

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Showalter and Ian Black unleash the farting butterfly

By | April 30, 2009 at 1:02 pm | No comments

I hate fart jokes. I find them pedestrian, derivative and not nearly as highfalutin as I'd like my comedy. Except when Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black are sketching a fart joke. Then I like it fine. And really, the below preview from their upcoming Comedy Central show...

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Is improv a lesser form of comedy than stand-up?

By | April 30, 2009 at 12:45 pm | No comments

The differences between live stand-up comedy and live improv are great and varied for sure. It’s a discussion we’ve never had on Punchline Magazine, mainly because our passion and expertise lie in stand-up comedy and we don’t know much about improv. So really, who are we...

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Thursday stand-up video: April Macie

By | April 30, 2009 at 11:00 am | No comments

When it comes to understanding how creepy man-on-girl oral pleasures is, April Macie is the understandingest. That may not be a real word but below is a real funny NSFW clip for the day. Did I mention the NSFW part? See more funny videos and funny pictures at...

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Put Punchline Magazine news on your site!

By | April 30, 2009 at 10:58 am | No comments

If you have a blog or a website or any other space you can embed code into, we’ve got news for you– literally! Oh, we’re hilarious. Below these words you will see a handsome little widget with all of Punchline Magazine’s headlines, including news and...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Shane Mauss

By | April 29, 2009 at 12:24 pm | No comments

Shane Mauss might be on to something with his thoughts on cars with airbag...

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My Damn Channel renews David Wain series

By | April 29, 2009 at 10:14 am | No comments

Wainy Days, the web series by writer/director/Stella member David Wain, will return for a fourth season on  The series, which follows Wain’s unsuccessful attempts to pick up women, has been My Damn Channel’s biggest hit since its debut in 2007, and has...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Sam Tripoli

By | April 28, 2009 at 8:00 am | No comments

Sam Tripoli goes over a few cultural observations about Mexicans at the Improv. That is, to the crowd at the Improv, not Mexicans sitting at the Improv. Not that Mexicans wouldn’t be sitting at the Improv. The Improv welcomes people of all nationalities - enjoy the clip. ....

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