Eugene Mirman, Jon Benjamin, Kristen Schaal and more join Fox animated show

By | December 1, 2009 at 6:51 pm | No comments

Sick of watching the same Family Guy re-runs over and over? Me neither. But there is a promising new option under way for fans of animated hilarity. Fox is getting ready to air Bob’s Burgers, an animated comedy from Loren Bouchard and Jim Dauterive, the minds behind Dr. Katz...

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Jessi Klein livens up Saturday Night Live’s writers room

By | December 1, 2009 at 3:41 pm | One comment

Here at Punchline Magazine, we have an insatiable crush on Jessi Klein. And who can blame us? She's smart, funny (nay, hilarious!), and sexy in that girl-nerdy way that everyone and their Aunt Ester's pet goldfish loves to love. That's why we're unbelievably stoked to hear...

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Reggie Watts to tape Comedy Central special

By | December 1, 2009 at 1:08 pm | No comments

Good news for the many fans of Reggie Watts. The comedian/musician/performance artist/sampling extraordinaire is about to tape a special to be released by Comedy Central Records. Three of his upcoming New York City shows will double as tapings, wherein he'll put onto video his...

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eBay enlists Jim Gaffigan, Kevin Hart, Black and Showalter

By | November 30, 2009 at 5:23 pm | No comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like… The holidays (Punchline Magazine is non-denominational)! To lighten things up for the shopping season, the fun loving folks at ebay has launched a cool new ad campaign featuring comedian spokesmen. Jim Gaffigan, Kevin Hart and the duo of...

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Adam Sandler, Ray Romano and others part of comedy album for military

By | November 30, 2009 at 1:25 pm | No comments

John Ondrasik, the singer-songwriter better known as Five for Fighting, has compiled an album of popular comedy routines for military members and veterans available for free download. Titled CD for the Troops III, the album features some of the more famous bits from comedians...

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Doug Stanhope: “I’m Happy as Shit.”

By | November 30, 2009 at 10:02 am | No comments

photo by Chris Saunders Doug Stanhope's newly released album From Across the Street is exactly what you'd expect-- that is, if you're a sick and twisted human being. How many comics today could get away with comparing themselves to the 9/11 hijackers? How many could...

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Monday stand-up video: Tom Rhodes

By | November 30, 2009 at 10:00 am | No comments

Tom Rhodes shares what it might have been like had Jesus' disciples been on the Atkins...

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Hey look, Zach Galifianakis is in a movie with George Clooney

By | November 25, 2009 at 2:01 pm | No comments

Although his IMDB page says he's unconfirmed to be cast in George Clooney's new flick Up in the Air - out in limited release Dec. 4 -- based on this commercial I saw yesterday, it looks like Zach Galifianakis is, indeed, part of the cast. Or at least, he's in the trailer. It...

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Aziz Ansari scores movie deal with Judd Apatow

By | November 24, 2009 at 3:45 pm | No comments

Bromancers everywhere, rejoice! It was recently announced that Judd "Juggernaut" Apatow and Universal Pictures have picked up three movie pitches from press-friendly comedian Aziz Ansari and Jason Woliner, the shysters behind MTV's cult hit Human Giant. The films include plots...

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