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Online voting for the Purina Pet Comedy Challenge begins

By | April 2, 2008 at 8:53 am | No comments

In case you haven’t been following current national comedy contests as of late, we wanted to let you know that the Purina Pet Comedy Challenge – that’s, right— Purina! – is entering its final...

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My first time: revenge, and a dream comes true thanks to stand-up comedy

By | April 2, 2008 at 4:12 am | No comments

It wasn’t the endless hours of Comedy Central worship that inspired it. It wasn’t the constant encouragement, or the idolization of all things comedy; it wasn’t even the overdue enactment of a lifelong dream come true. No,...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Patrick Borelli

By | April 2, 2008 at 4:06 am | No comments

Have a friend you want to get rid of? Take him to murder/mystery dinner theater. Comedian Patrick Borelli breaks it down for you. Check it...

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Win a copy of Robert Kelly’s ‘Just the Tip’ from Comedy Central Records

By | April 1, 2008 at 3:01 pm | No comments

Robert Kelly’s debut Comedy Central album, Just The Tip comes out April 8. But you could win yourself a copy now. How, you ask? Simply send a photo of you enjoying Punchline Magazine to this address: contest@punchlinemagazine.com Be one of the first five, and it’s...

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Marc Maron recording new album this weekend

By | April 1, 2008 at 7:03 am | No comments

Marc Maron will be at Giggles in Seattle, WA this weekend — April 4-5 — recording his third live album for Stand-Up! Records. “Marc likes to record in Seattle. He feels that anything can happen there, and that’s good for the recording process,” says...

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Arizona comedian performs ten hours straight

By | April 1, 2008 at 4:43 am | No comments

Arizona comedian Robby Wagner performed stand-up for 10 hours and seven minutes, breaking the previous long distance record set by Dane Cook, who did seven hours at Los Angeles’ Laugh Factory in January. Wagner performed in honor of his mother, a stroke victim...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Billy Gardell

By | April 1, 2008 at 3:53 am | No comments

Are today’s children getting too soft? Yes. Comedian Billy Gardell testifies. Check it...

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Comedian Christian Finnegan to host MI6 gaming conference

By | March 31, 2008 at 5:13 pm | No comments

Some comedians get to host the AVN porn awards (see Jim Norton) and then some get to host “the world’s largest video game marketing conference.” Christian Finnegan has the latter job, as he will play host and performer at the third...

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Kelsey Grammer, Ben Stiller, Maroon 5, more added to Comedy Central’s autism benefit show

By | March 31, 2008 at 8:54 am | No comments

Kelsey Grammer, Ben Stiller, Maroon 5 and The Roots have been added to the lineup of Comedy Central’s live event, Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concernt for Autism Education, organizers announced today. The show will be aired live on Comedy Central...

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