Bill Maher ‘Religulous’ winners

By | March 5, 2009 at 2:47 pm | No comments

Last month, we announced we were giving away a few copies of Bill Maher’s new DVD version of Religulous. Contestants had to send us a photo of them enjoying Punchline Magazine. Here are two of the winners’ photos we liked. These two and the rest of the winners will...

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Portland’s Funniest contest starts tonight

By | March 5, 2009 at 2:10 pm | No comments

Portland’s Funniest Professional contest kicks off  8:30 tomorrow night at the Comedy Connection with host, Spanky. Now in its 16th year, the PFP is an amateur stand up comedy competition open to anyone who thinks they have a great 3-5 minute set and have no more than...

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March is ‘Break Room Live’ month

By | March 5, 2009 at 12:59 pm | No comments

In honor or Punchline Magazine producing Marc Maron’s one-man show Scorching the Earth this month in New York (get tickets here), we’re going to give you, our readers, a weekly glimpse inside Marc’s newish Air America show Break Room Live, co-hosted by Sam Seder. Keep in...

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Friday stand-up video: Jamie Lissow

By | March 5, 2009 at 11:40 am | No comments

The New York Times crossword puzzle is a challenge for most people. Comedian Jamie Lissow is no different. Check it...

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Thursday stand-up video: Jim Florentine

By | March 5, 2009 at 11:33 am | No comments

Next time a woman with a glass eye asks you out, don’t say no. Comedian Jim Florentine tells you why. Check it...

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Robin Williams in intensive care, says report

By | March 5, 2009 at 12:26 am | No comments

As we recently reported, Robin Williams canceled four of his tour dates in Florida due to health problems. The Miami Herald just reported that the 57-year-old comedian has checked into a Miami hospital with heart problems. Another site,, a companion site to The...

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Robin Williams cancels shows for health reasons

By | March 4, 2009 at 6:06 pm | No comments

On the heels of an announcement that he would take his current comedy tour to Broadway in late April and early May, veteran stand-up Robin Williams has canceled shows in Florida. A press release on Williams’ official site today explains that “Williams was experiencing...

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Joel McHale stars in NBC pilot

By | March 4, 2009 at 2:54 pm | No comments

In Hollywood, it’s pilot season, California’s equivalent of spring. Potential series sprout like dandelions across the TV landscape, and one of the prospects, the Sony/NBC-Universal comedy project Community, stars comedian Joel McHale, the hilarious host of The Soup on...

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Bo Burnham: Self-titled

By | March 4, 2009 at 2:28 pm | 9 comments

Without help from a bloodhound or its wizardly digital equivalent, Google, I may have found the sole teenager in America these days who can speak in longhand, not the BTW, OMG! LOL! shorthand prevalent in class, online, everywhere. That said, I must admit this fossil is LMAO...

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