Japan loses a stand-up comedy mainstay

By | August 13, 2008 at 5:11 pm | No comments

Not a day goes by – not a day! – that we don’t get a dozen or so e-mails from dedicated readers in Osaka, Japan complaining about our lack of Japanese comedy news coverage. Our response is always the same: “Tell us when something news-worthy happens – like if, for...

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Video: Greg Giraldo roasts Bob Saget

By | August 13, 2008 at 2:48 pm | No comments

In this clip, Greg Giraldo makes fun of our favorite former sitcom dad at Ye Olde Roaste of Bob Saget, which premieres Aug. 17 on Comedy Central. My favorite part of this clip? When Giraldo...

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Comics unite to save cats

By | August 13, 2008 at 12:08 pm | No comments

Cats may not be man’s best friend but they deserve a home nonetheless. Granted, dogs deserve better homes and a cool doggie bed and maybe a badass doggie cardigan. Cats, on the other hand, don’t need or even want those things— mostly because cats could care less whether...

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Weekly ComicalRadio.com blog

By | August 13, 2008 at 10:50 am | No comments

Each week, Punchline Magazine editor in chief Dylan Gadino calls in to the Danny Lobell Show (that’s comicalradio.com and cringehumor.com) to give the Punchline Magazine weekly news round up and Hot Shows of the week. The Danny Lobell Show boasts some great stand-up comedian...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Robert Buscemi

By | August 13, 2008 at 8:28 am | No comments

In this poignant clip, comedian Robert Buscemi admits to being burdened with a very rare male sexual disorder. Check it...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Christian Finnegan

By | August 13, 2008 at 2:42 am | No comments

In a brand new episode of A Tight Five brought to you by Punchline Magazine and RooftopComedy (it's number seven, if you're counting), we sit down with Christian Finnegan at Comix in New York City. You may know him from VH1's Best Week Ever, or as Chad from Chappelle's Show "Mad...

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Video: Movie trailers are bullsh*t

By | August 12, 2008 at 5:51 pm | No comments

Comedian Dave Lease no longer trusts the reviews in movie trailers. Check it...

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Arab comics school Jordanians in the art of stand-up

By | August 12, 2008 at 3:29 pm | No comments

Just because the Koran isn’t funny, doesn’t mean the people who read it aren’t… Four experienced Arab American comedians are giving an interactive comedy workshop in Jordan. The event will take place at SAE Institute in Amman. Dean Obeidallah, Maysoon Zayid, Waleed...

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Video flashback: Will Ferrell spits food into Chris Parnell’s mouth

By | August 12, 2008 at 12:56 pm | No comments

Before Will Ferrell was cranking out 19 movies a year with increasingly dumber premises, he was spitting food is Chris Parnell’s mouth. Dear, Will: Can your next movie be about a guy who spits food into people’s mouths? Maybe it can be set in the 80s or 70s or some...

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