Tuesday Stand-up Video: Nick Swardson

By | October 20, 2009 at 11:37 am | No comments

For many comics, having your set taped by a fan with a camera phone has become commonplace. Depending on your consistency and perpetuance for having killer sets, this may or not be a good thing. For Nick Swardson, it's just...

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Monty Python goes digital tomorrow

By | October 19, 2009 at 3:42 pm | No comments

No one expected a comprehensive digital release! Starting tomorrow, you’ll be able to buy the entire Monty Python catalogue on iTunes for the first time. That includes The Holy Grail, The Life of Brian, and all 45 original episodes of Monty Python’s Flying Circus. The...

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New York Comedy Fest will find the city’s funniest comedian

By | October 19, 2009 at 11:20 am | No comments

The New York Comedy Festival is holding a contest to find New York’s Funniest Stand-up. The winner will receive a cash prize, a chance to open for one of the festival’s headliners, and a People’s Choice Award! That’s right, the winner will be recognized at the 2010...

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Chris Rock: "I'm just trying to be funny."

By | October 19, 2009 at 10:32 am | No comments

By Danny Lobell Most would agree that Chris Rock is a living comedy legend. So, why does he have such a hard time believing it? When you get a chance to sit down with one of stand-up comedy's biggest names and most influential comics of all time, you take it-- especially...

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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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