Tuesday stand-up video: Jeffrey Ross

By | November 4, 2008 at 10:00 am | No comments

Everybody in the world is talking about the election today. Let us not forget what else is very important: love...

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Mike Birbiglia: Sleepwalk With Me

By | November 3, 2008 at 5:30 pm | No comments

“The more people know about you, the more they can use against you.” – Mike Birbiglia’s dad. When he released his third stand-up comedy album, My Secret Public Journal Live in September of last year, any doubt as to whether Mike Birbiglia was on his way to becoming one...

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Comedians Jim Florentine, Don Jamieson join VH1 metal show

By | November 3, 2008 at 1:31 pm | No comments

VH1 Classic has made a bold mood with That Metal Show, which combines the classic talk show, round table discussion format with the world of Heavy Metal. The show will be hosted by Eddie Trunk, who will lead weekly discussions with celebrity guests regarding all things...

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Monday stand-up video: Judy Gold

By | November 3, 2008 at 10:07 am | No comments

Comedian Judy Gold — filmed here at the Punchline Magazine 3rd anniversary show — finds it hard to believe that a convicted murderer can get legally married while gay couples cannot. Go here more videos from the Punchline Magazine...

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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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