Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black launch new website

By | April 9, 2009 at 5:34 pm | No comments

Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter have launched a new website (part of Comedy Central’s site) to promote their new show Michael & Michael Have Issues. MIB projects that the new show is “probably going to be the best show on Comedy Central since that episode...

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Comedy Central to roast Joan Rivers

By | April 9, 2009 at 2:57 pm | No comments

Can she take it as hard as she can dish it out? We’ll find out how Joan Rivers handles being the butt of other people’s jokes later this summer, when she is roasted by Comedy Central. Rivers, a veteran comedian and a trailblazers for female comics, will be saluted/torn...

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Live review: Nick Swardson

By | April 9, 2009 at 1:44 pm | No comments

Michigan Theatre, Ann Arbor, MI – 4/4 If there’s one sure-fire way to get a room full of frat boys to crack up, it would be to play a Dane Cook CD. If there’s one sure-fire way to get a room full of frat boys who are majoring in philosophy and accompanied by their field...

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Steven Wright gives Brittany Murphy a push

By | April 9, 2009 at 11:59 am | No comments

In case you missed it the other day, we wanted to share with you the hilarious opening to Craig Ferguson's show, starring Steven Wright giving actress Brittany Murphy a disturbingly funny swing ride. Check it...

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Rev. Dave Thompson, man of God and comedy

By | April 6, 2009 at 1:32 pm | No comments

The Rev. Dave Thompson is my kind of pastor. When he first started leading the United Presbyterian Church in Jamestown, ND he was the youngest pastor the church ever had. For the last 12 years, Rev. Dave has also been a regular  at the Last Comedy Revue - a local event that...

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Laugh Factory owner wants government to bail out comedy

By | April 6, 2009 at 12:16 pm | No comments

The owner of The Laugh Factory in Los Angeles is asking President Obama to send some bail out money his way.  Jamie Masada has started an online petition asking the government to give him $700,000 to fund a national comedy tour. “We thought if we could get 1/10,000th of 1...

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From the archives: Video interview with Frank Caliendo

By | April 6, 2009 at 10:51 am | No comments

Every once in a while, we like to remind our readers we have a vast collection of stellar interviews -- both video and traditional -- in our archives. Go here to check out all those features. For now, we wanted to roll out our Tight Five interview with Frank Caliendo from a few...

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Louis CK confirms location of new comedy special

By | April 4, 2009 at 10:21 am | No comments

It was announced this week that Louis CK will be taping his third one hour special Louis CK: Hilarious at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee on April 18. Show times are 8:00 and 10:30 PM and tickets are on sale now through the Pabst Theater box office. Punchline Magazine interviewed...

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Friday stand-video: Jessi Campbell

By | April 3, 2009 at 12:33 pm | No comments

One of the most adorable things about kids is that they’re so honest, right? You know what one of the worst things about kids are? They’re so honest. Comedian Jessi Campbell explains. Check it...

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