Tuesday stand-up video: Sina Amedson

By | May 26, 2009 at 8:15 am | One comment

Sina Amedson is the funniest middle-easternish looking person from Ohio that I know....

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Monday stand-up video: Dana Gould

By | May 25, 2009 at 8:05 am | No comments

I used to love going to my grandma’s house when I was a kid because she had cable. That meant I could hopefully catch Dana Gould making an appearance on Comedy Central’s The...

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Mike Birbiglia debuts first animation

By | May 22, 2009 at 11:48 am | No comments

Mike Birbiglia has just released the first of what may be more animation shorts set to the audio of his previously released album material. To debut the concept, Birbiglia’s “The Old Mill Pond Story” from his 2007 album My Secret Public Journal Live was chosen....

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Rooftop Comedy to award Best Comedy Twitter

By | May 21, 2009 at 5:43 pm | No comments

Rooftop Comedy has announced a new award category to be given out at this year’s comedy festival in Aspen. Along with several other prestigious awards, one lucky nominee will be granted the title of the 2009 Best Comedy Twitter. The nominees are: Aziz Ansari -...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Matt Braunger

By | May 20, 2009 at 10:49 am | No comments

Matt Braunger is an excellent comic. Unfortunately, some of his family members don’t think being a stand-up comic is a real...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Bill Burr

By | May 20, 2009 at 9:34 am | No comments

In a brand-spanking new episode of our video interview series A Tight Five, Punchline Magazine editor Dylan Gadino sits down with comedian Bill Burr to chat about why he moved to LA from New York City, why he still says he doesn't know how to tell a joke, the time someone...

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Aziz Ansari: Downtown comedy for the masses

By | May 19, 2009 at 9:49 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_3539" align="alignleft" width="275" caption="photo by Seth Olenick"][/caption] In the past few years, Aziz Ansari has gone from well-respected downtown New York City comedian to high-profile star of MTVs Human Giant, NBC's Parks and Recreation, and now...

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Hulu premieres original stand-up comedy

By | May 19, 2009 at 9:34 am | No comments

Hulu has signed a deal with Candor Entertainment to air Stand-Up at CandorTV on its popular online service. The program will start with the launch of six free 15-minute episodes of stand-up comedy, featuring three comics per episode. “This will be the perfect lunch break side...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Kevin Meaney

By | May 19, 2009 at 9:12 am | No comments

One of my all time favorite comics, Kevin Meaney, takes a difficult period of his life and turns it into something funny to entertain a crowd at Comix in NY in the clip below. This is what makes stand-up comedy so...

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