Janeane Garofalo, Demetri Martin, Greg Giraldo, more raise money for autism education

By | February 5, 2009 at 12:38 pm | No comments

On Tuesday night, Caroline’s on Broadway in New York City hosted a benefit for The Brooklyn Autism Center that featured some of the biggest and brightest names in comedy gathering to rally support for the cause. This was no “oh, I recognize that guy” show. This was a...

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Bob Saget returns to network television

By | February 5, 2009 at 11:48 am | No comments

Stand-up comedian Bob Saget is returning to primetime network television. He’ll be playing a “cynical suburban dad” in the ABC sitcom Surviving Suburbia, reports the LA Times. What’s more is that the network is placing it right after Dancing With the Stars on 9:30 pm on...

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Bert Kreischer on the proper way to “finger blast” a lady

By | February 4, 2009 at 4:34 pm | No comments

This Sunday, Comedy Central will premiere Bert Kreischer’s one hour special, Comfortably Dumb. But if you can’t wait to hear some of Kreischer’s sage advice, say on the illicit drugs children should be using or how many times to black out a month or the best...

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Dom Irrera: Comedy’s reinvention story

By | February 4, 2009 at 3:33 pm | One comment

At 61, widely-respected stand-up veteran Dom Irrera hasn't lost an ounce of his comedic relevancy. In fact, younger comedy fans are checking him out more than ever. So what's Dom's secret? “So he says ‘My wife's a pain in the ass. She's always busting my friggin' agates....

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Video: Rich Vos gets violated

By | February 4, 2009 at 2:18 pm | No comments

I spoke to comedian Rich Vos yesterday to try to set up a time to shoot an episode of A Tight Five (Punchline Magazine’s video web series wherein I interview comedians) and we got to talking about his horrendous teeth situation. You see, poor Vos is going through a series...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Lachlan Pattersin

By | February 4, 2009 at 11:39 am | No comments

Comedian Lachlan Patterson gives us some disturbing insight into how he deals with getting over an ex-girlfriend. Check it...

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Video: What a pre-interview looks like at the Danny Lobell Show on ComicalRadio.com

By | February 3, 2009 at 7:50 pm | No comments

A few weeks ago, our friends at comicalradio.com (on which I do a weekly Punchline Magazine news update every Friday at 1:15 pm EST) invited me to participate in what they called the Comedy Web Wars. Basically it was a comedy-themed trivia game wherein the folks that run...

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Local guys jumpstarting comedy scene in Baton Rouge

By | February 3, 2009 at 5:11 pm | No comments

Steve Mayeux and Ryan Sandsare are a couple of LSU grads working dilegently to bring life to an almost non-existent comedy scene in Baton Rouge. Stand-up comics themselves, Mayeux and Sanders also run Salamivice.com - a website full  of satire and outrageous videos, stories and...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Pat Kilbane

By | February 3, 2009 at 11:30 am | No comments

Do you know someone that was just born to be a stoner– the type that since kindergarten was looking for ways to get high? No? Well comedian Pat Kilbane (former MadTV star) does. Check it...

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