Comedy-scene crippling ordinance in Chicago will be rethought

By | May 15, 2008 at 8:08 am | No comments

After garnering nearly 6,000 comments on its post decrying a Chicago City Council “promoter’s ordinance” that would cripple the city’s independent comedy scene – as well as other arts...

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See Comedy tonight! Pete Correale, Kevin Brennan, Chuck Nice, more at Comic Strip Live

By | May 15, 2008 at 5:44 am | No comments

If you’re in or around New York City tonight, get thee to the world famous Comic Strip Live at 8:30 p.m. Punchline Magazine will be on hand sponsoring a stellar night of comedy and giving some stuff away. Here’s the lineup:   ...

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Thursday Stand-up video: Matt Knudsen

By | May 15, 2008 at 1:24 am | No comments

Damn you, day planner. You can’t defeat comedian Matt Knudsen. He knows ways around you. Check it...

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Mike Birbiglia’s show turned down by CBS

By | May 14, 2008 at 7:13 am | No comments

It looks like CBS has not picked up Mike Birbiglia’s...

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Carlos Mencia returns to Comedy Central; let the bashing begin!

By | May 14, 2008 at 6:17 am | No comments

With Carlos Mencia’s new hour-special premiering on Comedy Central this Sunday and the new season of Mind of Mencia beginning May 21, we figured it was time to encourage everyone to start Carlos Mencia bashing again. It just seems like the cool thing to do. Plus, we want...

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Pete Correale, Kevin Brennan, Chuck Nice, more at Punchline Magazine show at Comic Strip Live

By | May 14, 2008 at 6:12 am | No comments

If you’re in or around New York City, get thee to the world famous Comic Strip Live this Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Punchline Magazine will be on hand sponsoring a stellar night of comedy and giving some stuff away. Here’s the lineup:   ...

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Joke Stealing Wars ‘08: Ralphie May vs. Ron White, a Punchline Magazine investigation

By | May 14, 2008 at 4:50 am | No comments

As we were perusing some preview clips of Comedy Central’s new season of Live at Gotham, we noticed something a bit familiar in one of Ralphie May’s taglines; we thought that maybe it was enough for us to start a new joke stealing war! Yay! First off, here’s...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Jim Norton

By | May 14, 2008 at 3:34 am | No comments

Jim Norton has his doubts about his friend’s advice on how to deal with a charging bear. He’s got his own ideas, and they involve caressing the animal’s junk. Check it...

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Alternative Comedy Festival hits Boston; will Beantown ever laugh the same?

By | May 13, 2008 at 4:57 am | No comments

Check out exclusive photos of AltCom by Rob Turbovsky here. What the hell is alternative comedy? That seemed to be the question posed by AltCom -- that is the Alternative Comedy Festival in Boston, or near Boston, really -- or at least the question I posed to festival...

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