Gospel Music Channel to launch new clean comedy series

By | February 25, 2009 at 4:00 pm | No comments

Ha! Stand-up for Clean Comedy launches March 7 on the Gospel Music Channel. The new family friendly series will feature stand-up comics, sketches, and bits from the clean comedy scene.  Ha! will be hosted by “Mr. Clean” himself, Jonathan Slocumb who frequently opens...

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Kathy Griffin will pen her memoirs

By | February 25, 2009 at 1:54 pm | No comments

So, at what point do you stop making a career out of being a non-celeb? Is it after you play Carnegie Hall or after your reality series is a huge hit or after your fistful of stand-up comedy specials air or after guest starring in what seems like every popular sitcom or is it...

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Mike Birbiglia’s ‘Sleepwalk with Me’ extended again

By | February 25, 2009 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Mike Birbiglia, fast becoming one the best known stand-up comedians in the country (recent appearances on The View, Letterman, everything), has yet again pushed his career forward in a huge way. His one-man, off-Broadway show Sleepwalk with Me, which was extended to March has...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Todd Glass

By | February 25, 2009 at 10:09 am | No comments

Todd Glass is a well-respected comedian with an amazingly diverse arsenal of jokes. It’s also funny when he talks about pooping. Check it...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Marc Maron

By | February 25, 2009 at 6:49 am | No comments

This week on A Tight Five, I sit down with comedian Marc Maron, one of the most respected acts in the industry. The man's got a lot going on and we cover it all. His one man show -- which Punchline Magazine is producing -- runs every Sunday in March at The Green Room at 45...

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Nashville comedy club has list of rules; do they go too far?

By | February 24, 2009 at 11:28 am | No comments

Desperate times call for desperate measures, but do stand-up comedy clubs go too far? Many would agree that it’s time for comedy clubs across the country to loosen up their overly strict admission and drink minimum policies, and most of all, to lower their ridiculous prices. A...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Maria Ciampa

By | February 24, 2009 at 10:28 am | No comments

Comedian Maria Ciampa is willing to give Yahoo! Personals a try. You never know who you’re going to meet. Check it...

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Watching TV with Comics: a night at the Oscars

By | February 23, 2009 at 7:00 pm | No comments

Watching the Oscars last night was thrilling, entertaining, and hilarious - thanks entirely to the 30+ comic Twitter ensemble, Watch TV With Comics. From what I can gather, WTWC is designed to help people like me cope with the most mundane viewing experiences television has to...

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Albany’s stand-up community gets some loving

By | February 23, 2009 at 3:26 pm | No comments

Greg Aidala is a 34 year old Albany native who has been performing stand-up comedy across the country since 2001. His production company, Radial Gage Entertainment, has been instrumental in teaching stand-up comedy classes, organizing local shows and building a comedy community...

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