Chocolate News canceled

By | March 12, 2009 at 5:33 pm | No comments

Comedy Central yesterday cancelled David Alan Grier’s Chocolate News. The show – part news parody, part sketch show – aired 10 times in its first and only season. The former In Living Color star, however, can still be seen as one of the contestants on ABC’s hit contest...

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Preview: the roast of Larry the Cable Guy

By | March 12, 2009 at 11:27 am | No comments

Unless you live under a rock, you probably know that Larry the Cable Guy is the latest victim of the Comedy Central Roast. The network will premiere the insult fest this Sunday at 10 pm EST. Roast regulars Greg Giraldo, Jeffrey Ross and Nick Di Paolo are joined by the likes of...

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Thursday stand-up video: Tammy Pescatelli

By | March 12, 2009 at 11:04 am | No comments

In this clip, comedian Tammy Pescatelli explains the origins of NASCAR. The truth will shock you. Check it...

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House-bound Andy Dick makes the most of his situation with new web series

By | March 11, 2009 at 1:33 pm | No comments

I’ve been told that Andy Dick is likable on VH1’s Sober House, wherein a house full of celebs (former Guns ‘n Roses drummer Steven Adler, porn star Mary Carey included) attempt to break free from their chemical addictions with the help of Dr. Drew Pinsky....

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Tom Shillue

By | March 11, 2009 at 11:15 am | No comments

Veteran comedian Tom Shillue has the ability to hang with what seems like every comedic circle. Embraced by the Midwest and East Village hipsters alike, the man has some serious mass appeal. In a new episode of A Tight Five, I chat with Shillue, a Comedy Central favorite, about...

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Wednesday stand-up video: John Ramsey

By | March 11, 2009 at 10:39 am | No comments

Comedian John Ramsey is a young man. Still, he doesn’t understand kids today and their sayings. Check it...

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We’re giving away South Park: Season 12!

By | March 10, 2009 at 2:44 pm | No comments

The 12th season of South Park is in stores today on DVD and Blu-Ray! We’re giving away two copies of the DVD version. All you have to do is be one of the first two people to email us at contest@punchlinemagazine.com with a photo of yourself enjoying Punchline Magazine and...

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Some open mic tips via the LA comedy scene

By | March 10, 2009 at 2:11 pm | No comments

The LA Times just ran a great article breaking down the city’s impressive comedy club open mic scene. The piece, lists LA’s best open mic nights and enlists Reeta Piazza, director of special events at The Hollywood Improv, to give some insider advice for new comics. One of...

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Tuesday stand-up video: David Angelo

By | March 10, 2009 at 12:27 pm | No comments

Comedian David Angelo used to be a skateboarder. And then his life changed. Check it...

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