Column: Comedy Matters w/ Jim Gaffigan, John Mulaney, more

By | November 3, 2008 at 3:53 am | 3 comments

Once a year, the legendary Friars’ Club holds a  major celebrity roast to raise money for charity. This year they roasted Today show host Matt Lauer; Al Roker was the roast master and Mark Krantz produced the event, as usual. I was part of the writing team, under the...

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Video: David Alan Grier tells black people to keep it clean until Nov. 4

By | October 31, 2008 at 4:52 pm | No comments

Comedian David Alan Grier is using his fame to better this country. Indeed, he’s taking his new role as host of Comedy Central’s Chocolate News (on Wednesdays at 10:30 pm EST) to educate the masses. In this public service announcement below, Grier begs fellow black...

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Weekend comedy links

By | October 31, 2008 at 3:09 pm | No comments

Seeing as it is Halloween and all, I thought I’d bring you all the Special Spooky Halloween Edition of the Weekend Links! Well, none of them really pertain to Halloween or anything remotely scary, but try printing out the articles and holding them up to a mirror to reveal...

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‘Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn’ returns for Election Night… kinda

By | October 31, 2008 at 2:52 pm | No comments

If you’ve been poking around trying to find a festive, comedy-related event to take part in on Election Night — just four days from now! — you’ve no doubt found some options. Surely you’re area comedy clubs are hosting Election Night results...

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Video: Marc Maron finds hope in human beings

By | October 31, 2008 at 12:49 pm | No comments

The longer Punchline Magazine has been around — three years, one month and counting — the easier it seems for me to register candid opinions about stand-up comedy. In small doses. Because, really, my opinion matters very little compared to what we’re really...

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Friday stand-up video: Caitlin Gill

By | October 31, 2008 at 10:06 am | No comments

Comedian Caitlin Gill spent her formative sexual years a bit heavier than she is now. But she wouldn’t have changed a thing about it. Check it...

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Video: Hello from Punchline Magazine

By | October 30, 2008 at 3:43 pm | No comments

Because I can’t afford to pay for air time on the major networks but still like the idea of addressing America by talking into a camera, I shot this little “Hello and welcome to Punchline Magazine” video the other day....

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Video: Sarah Silverman wets the bed

By | October 30, 2008 at 11:46 am | No comments

You guys are never going to believe this but we’re going to try to convince you otherwise: there is a brand new episode of the Sarah Silverman Program on tonight at 10:30 EST. We’re not about to do the math to figure out what time that is in those other time...

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‘Carlin on Campus’ to be released for the first time on CD

By | October 29, 2008 at 5:36 pm | No comments

If you’re on this site, you’ve most likely seen Carlin on Campus – the late George Carlin’s fourth cable special – either on DVD or on HBO. But the album version, released only on vinyl, has been out of print since its original release in 1984. Laugh.com will...

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