Tuesday stand-up video: David James

By | May 5, 2009 at 6:06 am | No comments

The economy is bad and David James has fallen upon a new sign that indicates just how bad the times have become. Enjoy this Rooftop Comedy clip shot at Cap City Comedy...

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John Oliver, Joel McHale, Chevy Chase in new NBC show

By | May 4, 2009 at 5:50 pm | No comments

In February, it was reported that comedian Joel McHale was starring in an NBC pilot called Community. Now, it seems it's happening for real. And the best part is that it looks like John Oliver and Chevy Chase are part of the cast. Check out the video...

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Marc Maron: Final Engagement

By | May 4, 2009 at 2:31 pm | No comments

(Editor's note: While this item is in our review section, what follows is the liner notes for Marc Maron's new album, Final Engagement, which I wrote. If I had written a proper review of the album it wouldn't have looked much different than this. I wrote this in March while I...

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Christian Finnegan: Home is where the comedy is

By | May 4, 2009 at 8:18 am | No comments

All photos by KEVIN DUFFY. Listen. We know you come to Punchline Magazine for the best, in-depth interviews with stand-up comedians. We totally understand. But every once in a while, we get the urge to invade a well-known comedian’s home, tell him to strip down to his...

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Monday stand-up video: Matt Linville

By | May 4, 2009 at 6:00 am | No comments

The hysteria surrounding the swine flu is no laughing matter. Unless you are an audience at Go Bannanas laughing at Matt Linville while he shares concerns about the swine...

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Say it isn’t so: Robert Schimmel arrested for domestic abuse

By | May 2, 2009 at 12:34 pm | No comments

According to website TMZ and New York’s Daily News, comedian Robert Schimmel was arrested early this morning for alleged “felony domestic violence.” From TMZ.com: Cops got a call to come to Schimmel’s Calabasas home at around 12:30 AM. They observed...

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Fun Friday video: Popeye’s runs out of chicken

By | May 1, 2009 at 11:30 am | No comments

With all this Swine Flu talk, you may have missed another important news story that cropped up lately. It seems Popeye’s chicken ran some crazy special. Having done no research on the matter, we’ve learned that it was a 93-piece meal for 12 cents. Because their...

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Oprah Winfrey looks for next big comedian

By | April 30, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments

Oprah Winfrey controls the entire universe. Doesn’t she? Answer. Yes. So it makes perfect sense that she is now looking to discover the next big stand-up comedian. The page on her official site wherein they ask for submissions pretty much reads like a list of things you...

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Paul Mooney rips Earthquake a new one

By | April 30, 2009 at 3:02 pm | No comments

There’s no question that Comedy Central’s roasts are one of the network’s biggest draws. And now the folks at TVOne, a cable and satellite channel geared toward African Americans, are putting on their own roast; we get the feeling, however, the verbal daggers...

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