Friday stand-up video: Joe Zimmerman

By | February 20, 2009 at 11:41 am | No comments

Stephen Colbert has done a disservice to bears nationwide, constantly instilling fear in us over their alleged aggressive behavior. But comedian Joe Zimmerman has the right idea. We should be using bears’ natural gifts for good. Check it...

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Tony Rock arrested for DUI

By | February 19, 2009 at 4:39 pm | No comments

Comedian Tony Rock was arrested in the wee hours Feb. 18 for driving under the influence. Rock was reportedly pulled over at around 2:40 a.m. for driving over the speed limit on California’s Highway 101. Cops said that he appeared intoxicated and failed sobriety tests....

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Tracy Morgan’s apartment catches fire

By | February 19, 2009 at 3:39 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedian Tracy Morgan’s swank Manhattan apartment caught fire yesterday morning. No one was injured. Morgan blames the fire on a faulty light in his fish tank. Firefighters were able to contain the fire and even save Morgan’s fish. “My thanks to the New York...

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Joe Rogan hits Ohio for his new one-hour special

By | February 19, 2009 at 1:12 pm | No comments

Comedian Joe Rogan will film his second hour-long special of his career in Columbus, OH on March 5. Filming will be done during two shows — 7 and 10 pm — at the Southern Theatre. Rogan’s first hour comedy special, Joe Rogan Live for Showtime, was released in...

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Thursday stand-up video: Tyrone Hawkins

By | February 19, 2009 at 12:43 pm | No comments

Comedian Tyrone Hawkins doesn’t mind calling chat lines, but he knows not to expect much from the people he meets there. Check it...

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Win a copy of Bill Maher’s ‘Religulous’

By | February 19, 2009 at 1:36 am | No comments

We’re giving away five copies of Bill Maher’s newly-released documentary, Religulous. And you can snag yourself a copy. Here’s what you do. Take a photo of you enjoying Punchline Magazine (get creative if the mood hits you) and send it to...

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A.D. Miles hired as Jimmy Fallon’s head writer

By | February 18, 2009 at 5:46 pm | No comments

Comedian A.D. Miles has been hired as the head writer for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The Comedy Central mainstay is charged with creating the show’s comedic tone, working closely with Fallon and executive producer Lorne Michaels. Late Night premieres March 2 on NBC. To get...

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Rodney Winfield funeral services tonight and tomorrow

By | February 18, 2009 at 4:44 pm | No comments

Rodney Winfield, comedy legend and native to St. Louis, died Monday,February 9. A funeral service will be held today at the Ronald L. Jones Funeral Home. Winfield, who was originally discovered by Richard Pryor, began recording comedy albums for Stax Record after being honorably...

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Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter return to Comedy Central

By | February 18, 2009 at 2:16 pm | No comments

Comedy Central announced today that they have picked up a series starring comedians Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter. The show, Michael and Michael Have Issues is set to premiere in July. The show features the pair “as the hosts of their own fictitious sketch show....

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