Jeff Dunham’s “Achmed” routine reaches milestone

By | May 13, 2009 at 10:37 am | No comments

The just-released “100 Million Views Club” rated Jeff Dunham’s famous “Achmed the Dead Terrorist” routine as the fourth-most watched Internet video of all-time, with over 196 million worldwide views. Dunham’s routine is the only stand-up comedy clip in the Top 10 and...

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Aziz Ansari rages war on IMAX

By | May 12, 2009 at 12:25 pm | One comment

Last night, Aziz Ansari (stand-up comic, actor, awesome dude) visited a theater near him to catch the new Star Trek movie. Imagine his frustration after dropping the extra $5 for the IMAX experience only to find that the screen is not gigantic or amazing in any way. Instead, he...

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Dane Cook: The Isolated Interview (video)

By | May 12, 2009 at 7:58 am | No comments

Love him or hate him, Dane Cook is one of the biggest stand-up comedians of this generation. And though he's been in a handful of high-profile movies the past few years, 2009 is the year he promises to "replant the flag" of stand-up comedy he had established years ago. He's...

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How did we miss Larry the Cable Guy pitching for NutriSystem?

By | May 11, 2009 at 10:26 pm | No comments

It happened last year? He lost 50 pounds? He did a commercial with friggin’ Dan Marino. It’s a strange world,...

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Monday stand-up video: Geoff LaFleur

By | May 11, 2009 at 11:39 am | No comments

With all the hype surrounding the new Star Trek movie, I thought it would be awesome to share a hilarious trekky clip for the day. While I couldn’t find one to suit my needs, I did find this great clip from Geoff LaFleur about using the Coinstar machine - which you have to...

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Wrap-up: Janeane Garofalo, Rob Riggle, Eugene Mirman at AltCom

By | May 11, 2009 at 8:56 am | 2 comments

Opening the second AltCom show on Friday night in Somerville -- that's in the Greater Boston area -- Eugene Mirman skewered the debate over what’s “alternative” perfectly as he read from a manifesto strictly defining the rules of alternative. The list included items like...

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Just because: Uncut Robert Kelly interview

By | May 9, 2009 at 10:49 pm | One comment

If you're here on Punchline Magazine, you may know about our web series, A Tight Five, wherein I interview well-known comedians onstage at Comix comedy club in New York City. Robert Kelly was one of our early victims. Below is the completely uncut version of the interview. There...

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Comedian video interviews for the weekend

By | May 8, 2009 at 3:51 pm | No comments

Happy Friday, comedy fans. We thought we’d utilize embeddable code technology today and roll out a few past episodes of our video interview series A Tight Five. We’ve been taking a break from posting new episodes but we promise you that we’ve been shooting. We...

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Classic Steven Wright album to be reissued

By | May 8, 2009 at 3:02 pm | No comments

Steven Wright’s classic album I Have A Pony will be reissued in a deluxe anniversary edition. The Grammy-winning, 1985 album cemented Wright’s place in history as a master of dry, one liners and a true comic original. The album will be released by Reprise Records on May 12...

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