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Chris Rock talks about South Africa’s violence

By | June 2, 2008 at 10:46 am | No comments

As Chris Rock was doing some press for his South African leg of his “No Apologies” tour today, the veteran comedian, who just recently set UK attendance records for a comedy show, opined about the country’s recent attacks on...

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Jim Beam takes a shot at comedy with Summer of Tears

By | June 2, 2008 at 4:22 am | No comments

Everybody knows guys who think they’re pretty funny after a taste… With this in mind, the folks at Jim Beam have decided to try something different this year: associate their brand with talented people who actually are quite funny. This year,...

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Stand-up video of the day: Matt Kirshen

By | June 2, 2008 at 4:09 am | No comments

Comedian Matt Kirshen doesn’t buy the idea that this generation of children are the most unhealthy ever. He takes a look at history to prove his point. Check it...

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Punchline Magazine on Twitter

By | June 2, 2008 at 3:34 am | No comments

You can now follow Punchline Magazine’s updates on Twitter. We can be found here: http://twitter.com/punchlinemag. Some of you may be asking, what is twitter? Twitter is a service for friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected...

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Adam Sandler to star in stand-up comedian flick

By | June 1, 2008 at 5:02 am | No comments

You Don’t Mess with the Zohan star Adam Sandler will team up with producer Judd Apatow to film a new comedy whose plot is centered around stand-up comedians. Details are sparse as of now. Actor Seth Rogan spilled the beans on the red carpet at Friday’s screening of...

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Aspen National College Comedy Competition Finals

By | May 31, 2008 at 6:24 pm | No comments

ASPEN, CO — The finals of Rooftop’s college competition just wrapped (it’s about 7:45 pm here). So here’s some quick thoughts. I was lucky enough to judge two of the semi-final rounds in New York City some many weeks ago. I have to say, I didn’t...

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Comedy Awards announced at Aspen RooftopComedy Festival

By | May 31, 2008 at 4:31 pm | No comments

ASPEN, CO — Turns out the folks at RooftopComedy thought it interesting to hand out some comedy industry awards. It’s about 6:15 pm here in the Mountain zone and the awards presentations just wrapped at the Wheeler Opera House. The awards were voted on by...

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The Aspen RooftopComedy Festival: “Rooftop After Dark”

By | May 31, 2008 at 7:09 am | No comments

ASPEN, CO — That final show of the night, Rooftop After Dark, showcased some of the fest’s most offbeat, crude and absurd comics. Cincinnati-based Tyrone Hawkins – small in stature, large in presence – broke the late crowd...

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The Aspen RooftopComedy Festival: “Rooftop at Large”

By | May 31, 2008 at 6:21 am | No comments

ASPEN, CO — The middle show last night at the Aspen RooftopComedy Festival – Rooftop at Large – showcased some of the bigger names the site has on their long list of comedian videos. LA-by-way-of-Kansas City comic Chris Porter came to the...

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