American comics reflect on Edinburgh comedy festival

By | August 21, 2008 at 4:35 pm | No comments

Every August, some of the top comedians from the U.S. and the UK head off to Scotland for the Edinburgh Comedy Festival, a subset of The Fringe, the world’s largest arts festival. With The Fringe in full swing now, we spoke with a few comics who are at The Fringe for the...

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Joke fodder: Assemblyman too stupid not to e-mail his 19-year-old mistress about his lame desires

By | August 21, 2008 at 1:42 pm | No comments

Sometimes we find articles online that aren’t at all about stand-up comedy but we still feel compelled to tell you about them. When that happens, we force the concept of stand-up comedy unto the article in question, thereby rationalizing that we still are on point; that is,...

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Thursday stand-up video: Ryan Singer

By | August 21, 2008 at 10:46 am | No comments

Some girlfriends just don’t have a good sense of humor. Comedian Ryan Singer’s, however, proves otherwise, but will she use her power for good? Check it...

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Audio: Mitch Hedberg new album sneak peak.

By | August 20, 2008 at 1:15 pm | No comments

Mitch Hedberg’s new album, Do you Believe in Gosh? is out Sept. 9 on Comedy Central Records. Check out a few tracks here. And remember to enter our contest to win a copy of the album. Punchline Magazine is giving away three copies. All you need to do is write a haiku...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Marc Maron

By | August 20, 2008 at 11:58 am | No comments

Comedian Marc Maron has two computers: a Mac and a whore PC he keeps out in the garage. Check it out. Marc Maron Live at...

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Video: Jim Norton interviewed by Ray Ellin

By | August 19, 2008 at 4:36 pm | No comments

A while back on LateNet with Ray Ellin, comedian and host Ellin — who is hosting the Punchline Magazine 3rd anniversary show Oct. 7 — interviewed the one and only, all-too-honest Jim Norton. Check it...

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Friars’ Club ‘So You Think You Can Roast’ contest looking for wild card comedian

By | August 19, 2008 at 2:05 pm | No comments

In June, we told you about New York City’s legendary Friars’ Club’s contest, So You Think You Can Roast? to find the next great roaster. At a showdown at Gotham Comedy Club, they set out to find 18 comics for semi-finals competition; those semi finalists have been...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Jo Koy/Joe DeRosa

By | August 19, 2008 at 11:02 am | No comments

Comedian Jo Koy lives with a crazy midget and it’s not as fun as you might think. Joe Derosa’s overly-religious father made things difficult for Joe friends when he was a kid. Hint: scary statues. Check it...

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Philadelphia’s funniest comic contest ends: Kent Haines wins the title

By | August 18, 2008 at 4:27 pm | No comments

It’s been an exciting two weeks for up-and-coming comics in Philadelphia as Helium comedy club has been hosting the Philly’s Phunniest Person Contest. On Saturday, it call came to an end when Kent Haines was named the winner by a panel of guest judges. The contest began with...

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