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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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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 3

By | March 15, 2011 at 8:55 am | One comment

AUSTIN-- Day three began with perhaps the most appropriately titled podcast for the SXSW crowd: Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist podcast. Before bringing out their special guest, Hardwick, Jonah Ray, and Matt Mira chided Austin residents’ penchants for the ironic mustache. The...

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Video: Sarah Silverman wants to adopt

By | March 14, 2011 at 11:37 am | No comments

We're always surprised by how much Sarah Silverman pays attention to crappy television (she's an American Idol junkie, too). It just goes to show that even the most anti-establishment, foul-mouthed comics can't help but get sucked in to reality television. As she was making the...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 2

By | March 14, 2011 at 9:56 am | No comments

AUSTIN-- Unsurprisingly, day two of SXSW’s comedy offerings did not disappoint. The evening began with a live Comedy Death Ray Radio podcast taping featuring none other than Pee-Wee Herman creator Paul Reubens. Anyone hoping to see a live interview with Pee-Wee would be...

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