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Video: Lewis Black says Donald Trump is the 'crazy dictator this country needs'

By | March 23, 2011 at 4:22 pm | One comment

On last night's Daily Show, we were gifted with a much-needed Back in Black segment. In it, Lewis Black opines on the fact that Donald Trump is seriously considering running for president. And with tongue planted firmly in cheek, Black submits it might not be such a bad idea,...

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Zach Galifianakis strikes HBO series deal

By | March 23, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments

Zach Galifianakis has once again bolstered his comedy dominance in the entertainment industry-- this time, by striking a first-look deal with cable giant HBO. Along with Mike Gibbons, the bearded one has co-created a comedy series, in which Los Angeles stand-up fixture Brody...

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South By Southwest Comedy recap: Day 6 (the final day)

By | March 21, 2011 at 12:33 pm | No comments

Well folks, SXSW 2011 has come to an end. Saturday marked the final day of the 9-day festival and the stellar stand-up comedy showcases and performances put the week to pasture in the best way possible. Slight change for tonight’s recap: we’re sparing you the nitty-gritty...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 5

By | March 19, 2011 at 3:43 pm | No comments

AUSTIN-- The penultimate night of SXSW festivities began with a one-two-three punch: three comedy shows, one venue, one night. It was also the first evening of comedy shows for the music segment of the festival, the interactive segment having shut down last Tuesday. So, instead...

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Parks and Recreation recap: “Harvest Festival”

By | March 19, 2011 at 8:30 am | No comments

Parks and Recreation recap: “Harvest Festival” The event of all events is taking place tomorrow in Pawnee, Indiana. And Li’l Sebastian is the guest of honor, yo! So get ready for some fried dough and sidle up to Leslie Knope’s poor, cursed All-American (complete with...

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Community recap: Custody Law and Eastern European Diplomacy

By | March 18, 2011 at 4:23 pm | One comment

Community: Custody Law and Eastern European Diplomacy I'm not gonna lie—I wasn't terribly psyched when I learned that we were Chang-ing things up this week (hi-yo!). Chang’s kind of a one-note dude. A funny one-note dude, but still...a one-note dude. So yeah, I wasn't so...

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30 Rock recap: “Queen of Jordan”

By | March 18, 2011 at 2:31 pm | No comments

30 Rock – Season 5 Episode 11 – “Queen of Jordan” Are you okay, guys? Two weeks without 30 Rock was hard on many, and we just want you to know that Punchline is here if you need anything. After last night’s “Queen of Jordan” you’re probably recovering. Belly...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 4, with Ansari, Maron, Benson and more

By | March 16, 2011 at 1:07 pm | No comments

AUSTIN-- The fourth and final day of comedy events during SXSW Interactive (more comedy comes this weekend) kicked off with a taping of Marc Maron’s WTF podcast. Before the guests took the stage, Maron chatted a bit about his time in Austin and at SXSW. And man, did he have...

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New season of John Oliver’s stand-up show promotes community in comedy world

By | March 15, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Stand-up fans, get ready: the second season of John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show is almost here. Premiering March 24 on Comedy Central, the show features some returning stand-up favorites as well as some newer faces. And, to promote the show, John Oliver was in town for...

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