Bob Odenkirk cast in Mike Birbiglia’s CBS pilot

By | April 8, 2008 at 4:13 am | No comments

Bob Odenkirk has been cast in Mike Birbiglia’s new CBS pilot, Mike Birbiglia’s Secret Public Journal. The veteran comedy writer, actor and producer will play the New York-based comedian’s older brother on the show, which is...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Shaun Majumder

By | April 8, 2008 at 3:44 am | No comments

Every once in a while it’s important for comedy lovers to see a few moments of truly terrible comedy. Without the bad, there is no good, so says the Taoists. So it’s with our peace loving Eastern friends’ words, we give you Shaun Majumder. We can’t...

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Greg Fitzsimmons still hates Dave Navarro

By | April 8, 2008 at 2:55 am | No comments

If you’ve caught Greg Fitzsimmons recently – either live onstage or on his weekly Sirius satellite radio show – you know he has a bit of a problem with guitarist Dave Navarro. You might also know that the problem started in...

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Brooklyn comic wins FameCast’s ‘Comedy Stage’ contest

By | April 8, 2008 at 1:08 am | One comment

Comedian Marie Delprete, of Brooklyn, New York beat hundreds of other contestants and became the FameCast “Comedy Stage” winner. Delprete’s video entry, “Live in Hollywood,” garnered over 6,000 views from fans spanning the world who voted her the...

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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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