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Last Comic Standing, new season is now casting

By | January 25, 2008 at 4:44 pm | No comments

Bill Bellamy and the NBC hit comedy reality show, “Last Comic Standing,” will be returning this year and are holding casting auditions now through the end of March. Think you can hang? Here’s the information you’ll need to get you started. Note: that you must be 18 years or older to audition and meet all more...

Lavell Crawford: Huge man; huge laughs

By | January 7, 2008 at 11:45 am | No comments

Mainstream television viewers may know the corpulent comedian from last season's Last Comic Standing on NBC. But this 18-year comedy veteran is no overnight success. With his sights on Hollywood and a new Comedy Central special airing on Feb. 22, Lavell Crawford is about to take an even bigger bite out of the national stand-up scene. The baby boomers had Johnny Carson, more...

John Heffron: Walking the line

By | August 13, 2007 at 9:52 am | No comments

Comedian John Heffron, season-two winner of Last Comic Standing, isn't resting on his laurels. He's navigating the waters of Internet comedy, psychoanalyzing hecklers, and, whether he likes it or not, cranking out new material as quick as his active mind will allow. By Noah Gardenswartz Stand-up comedian John Heffron's career is at a crossroads. Four years removed from more...

Andi Smith: "I hope Paris Hilton dies"

By | August 6, 2007 at 9:50 am | No comments

Sometimes this crazy world doesn't make much sense -- war, disease, St. Louis-based stand-up comedian Andi Smith being voted off this season of Last Comic Standing. Fret not, sweet babies. Punchline Magazine is here to sing you a lullaby and help make sense of it all.* by Dylan P. Gadino watch Andi at RooftopComedy Quickly look at and listen to stand-up comedian more...

Tom Papa: Our (Comedy) Hero

By | July 30, 2007 at 9:40 am | No comments

Having joined artistic forces with Rob Zombie, veteran stand-up comedian and longtime Jerry Seinfeld road warrior, Tom Papa enters the world of El Superbeasto and comes out ready to battle evil...sort of. By Dylan P. Gadino Comedian Tom Papa is not your typical hero. He's not a really tall man; he also lacks those broad shoulders and booming voice that scare foes but more...

Ty Barnett: Wise beyond his (comedy) years

By | July 9, 2007 at 9:26 am | No comments

He may have only five solid years of pro stand-up experience behind him, but Ty Barnett -- season four's Last Comic Standing runner-up -- has already made many lasting impressions. By Jessica Agi Although he's been a full-time comic for just five years, Chicago-native Ty Barnett has plenty of bragging rights. Since winning first runner-up in the fourth season of NBC's more...

Joe Rogan: Shiny Happy Jihad

By | May 25, 2007 at 10:11 am | No comments

Though he derides his half-a-decade worth of work on Fear Factor -- claiming no ownership of any of the horrid ideas acted out on said show -- stand-up comedian Joe Rogan does admit that given a hefty pay raise, he might just have agreed to another season. Of course, the set on Shiny Happy Jihad, performed at San Francisco's famed Cobb's Comedy Club, was recorded when more...

Harland Williams: Communes with Comedy

By | March 12, 2007 at 6:43 pm | One comment

You've quoted his quirky characters from some of Hollywood's most memorable comedies, but comedian Harland Williams is more than a urine chugging cop. He enjoys long walks in the forest, painting at home and writing children's books. Seriously. Over the past two decades Harland Williams has carved himself into many niches. To say the least, he's a multi-faceted more...

Josh Blue: Comedy Afflicted

By | January 8, 2007 at 6:37 pm | One comment

Punchline Magazine presents the year’s greatest stand-up underdog story: After his Last Comic Standing victory, the wise-beyond-his years comedian releases his first live concert film, is booked into next summer and preps for a lifetime in the laugh business. By Jessica Agi Since winning the latest season of Last Comic Standing, and ultimately more...

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