Interview: Patton Oswalt, Eugene Mirman, more to perform at Boston’s alternative comedy fest

By | April 7, 2008 at 7:36 am | No comments

For a while there, the word “alternative” looked like it might become to comedy what “independent” became to film: a confused, arbitrarily-used term employed to describe anything. Thank goodness then for the brand new...

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Monday stand-up video: Kirk Fox

By | April 7, 2008 at 3:44 am | No comments

Comedian Kirk Fox has a habit of missing out on once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, like having sex on Mt. Everest or having gay sex for $100,000. Check it...

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Time to announce some comedy album winners

By | April 7, 2008 at 2:28 am | No comments

If you read these electronic pages closely, you’ll know that we were kind of running two giveaways at the same time. First we had a giveaway of some random surplus CDs we had clogging up Punchline Magazine HQ; and then we announced we were giving away five copies of Robert...

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PunchlineMagazine.com’s Hottest Comedy Shows: April 5 – April 10

By | April 4, 2008 at 1:54 am | No comments

Maria Bamford: 4/5 - Hilarities - Cleveland, OH Steve Byrne: 4/5 - Comedy Connection - Boston, MA Dean Edwards: 4/6 - Improv - Denver, CO Rocky LaPorte: 4/6 - Improv - Palm Desert, CA Lynne Koplitz: 4/9 - Funny Bone - Omaha, NE Greg Warren: 4/9 - Funny Bone - Richmond, VA Tim...

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Friday stand-up video: Steve Byrne

By | April 4, 2008 at 1:12 am | No comments

Comedian Steve Byrne analyzes the differences between male and female strippers. There are not many, but they’re important. So listen...

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Great Canadian Laugh Off kicks off April 7; winner snags $25,000

By | April 3, 2008 at 10:09 am | No comments

The third annual Yuk Yuk’s Great Canadian Laugh Off will kick off April 7 in Toronto, as the city plays host to 64 comedians – most from Canada – who will compete to win $25,000. Semi-finals will he held at Yuk...

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Thursday stand-up video: Arj Barker

By | April 3, 2008 at 6:47 am | No comments

While he’s not usually a conspiratorial thinker, comedian Arj Barker does have a problem with cell phone companies. Check it...

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Jerry Seinfeld uninjured after rolling his car

By | April 3, 2008 at 3:36 am | No comments

Jerry Seinfeld rolled his 1967 Fiat BTM Saturday night in East Hampton, NY after the car’s breaks failed. The 53-year-old comedian swerved after trying to engage the emergency break — which also failed — to compensate for the dead main breaks. The maneauver...

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Comedian Tom McCaffrey to record debut album April 20, becomes first comedian signed to management company

By | April 2, 2008 at 9:39 am | No comments

Purchase, NY-based Crazy Hair Productions this week announced that it has joined forces with Brooklyn’s It Takes A Lot To Laugh Productions and is releasing its inaugural stand-up comedy album. New York City native comedian Tom McCaffrey will christen the comedy...

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