Pro wrestling plus stand-up comedy equals 'Total Extreme Comedy!'

By | October 16, 2009 at 2:46 pm | No comments

World Wrestling Entertainment superstar, Mick Foley is starring in a new, completely original stand-up comedy tour called Total Extreme Comedy. TXC will also feature Colt “Boom-Boom” Cabana along with other yet to be named stand-up acts from across the country (although the...

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Punchline Magazine celebrates anniversary with Lewis Black, Janeane Garofalo, DL Hughley, more

By | October 15, 2009 at 3:57 pm | No comments

All Photos by Kevin Duffy. On Oct. 13, we celebrated Punchline Magazine's four years online as the go-to place for all things stand-up comedy. We did this by producing an amazing show with some of our favorite comics: By the end of the night, host Pete Dominick welcomed Robert...

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John Oliver to host stand-up show for Comedy Central

By | October 15, 2009 at 12:37 pm | No comments

Daily Show fans rejoice; you’re about to see even more of John Oliver. The affable British comedian will be hosting a series of stand-up comedy shows to be aired on Comedy Central later this year in a series called John Oliver and Friends. Guests will include heavy hitters...

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Steve Martin holds music video contest at Dailymotion.com

By | October 15, 2009 at 12:29 pm | No comments

Legendary comedian, Steve Martin, wrote a song for his dog, Wally called Wally on the Run. Martin has invited anyone who thinks they're savvy enough to create a music video for his song. The winner get a $1,000 cash prize. Contest Details: 1. Download the song “Wally on the...

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Marlon Wayans in talks to play Richard Pryor

By | October 14, 2009 at 9:10 am | No comments

Comedian Marlon Wayans is in discussions to portray Richard Pryor in an upcoming biopic about the legendary stand-up. Eddie Murphy, who was previously linked to the project, has reportedly dropped out. News outlets have confirmed that Wayans wowed director Bill Condon with a...

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Morgan Murphy: The evolution of a comedy mind

By | October 13, 2009 at 10:46 am | No comments

Former Jimmy Kimmel show writer and current scribe for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Morgan Murphy recently uprooted her life as a well-respected comedy upstart in the Los Angeles comedy scene to head to New York. But will the East Coast embrace her quirky sensibilities? Yes,...

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David Cross announces cable special

By | October 9, 2009 at 4:08 pm | No comments

David Cross just announced plans to immortalize his current stand-up tour in the form of a taped special. The announcement was made on the comedian’s official Facebook Page (not to be confused with his impersonated Twitter page). The taping will take place in Boston and air...

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Paul Provenza will host new series on Showtime

By | October 9, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments

Ever wish there was a place to see comedians talk about their craft besides awkward episodes of Inside The Actors Studio (sorry, Poehler)? In 2010, Showtime is unveiling Behind The Green Room Door, a new chat series hosted by Paul Provenza that will feature different comics...

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Is ‘Seriously, Who Farted?’ Nick Swardson’s stand-up swan song?

By | October 9, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments

Nick Swardson likes to tell the media how eager he is to quit stand-up comedy -- he told me point blank a few months ago -- and focus all his attention on feature films. He should really reconsider. Not that a successful run as a scene-stealing thespian should be anything but...

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