Just For Laughs to announce 2008 fest lineup today

By | April 29, 2008 at 7:31 am | No comments

Montreal’s Just For Laughs comedy festival, the longest running one in the world, will announce their official lineup at 6 p.m. EST today. The festival is in its 26th year. Check back here or the JFL official site for more information later in the...

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The Birthday Party Douche: a true story of one man’s run-in with comedian Eddie Brill

By | April 29, 2008 at 5:47 am | No comments

I try hard most times not to be a comedy snob. But sometimes it’s just too darn tempting. On Saturday I went to see Tom Papa’s early show at Gotham Comedy Club in Manhattan. I got to the venue rather early. So the rest of my party and I took...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Tom Segura

By | April 29, 2008 at 3:56 am | No comments

Comedian Tom Segura loves when wild animals attack humans. It’s even better when it’s caught on tape. Check it...

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Monday stand-up video: Jonah Ray

By | April 28, 2008 at 7:26 am | No comments

Los Angeles-based comedian Jonah Ray really likes drinking in New York City. We mean, he likes it likes it. Check it...

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Dov Davidoff: Jokes from the junkyard

By | April 28, 2008 at 2:01 am | No comments

Comedian Dov Davidoff has shared the big screen with Mark Wahlberg in Invincible and the small screen with Jeff Goldblum in NBC's Raines. Onstage, however, the New Jersey native shares the spotlight with a bunch of people you've never heard of. James, Bill, Sarah or whoever it...

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Punchline Magazine’s Hot Shows: April 26 – May 1

By | April 25, 2008 at 8:38 am | No comments

Want to tell us about a Hot Show? Email us at: hotshows@punchlinemagazine.com Lizz Winstead: 4/26 - Comedy Works - Denver, CO Jimmy Shubert: 4/26 - Helium Comedy Club - Philadelphia, PA Jay Mohr: 4/27 - Cobb’s Comedy Club - San Francisco, CA Kevin Hart: 4/27 - Improv -...

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Friday stand-up video: Drew Hastings, one-hour special premieres Saturday

By | April 25, 2008 at 6:44 am | No comments

After years of living in cities on both coasts, comedian Drew Hastings returned to his Midwestern farming roots. His new one-hour special Irked & Miffed premieres Saturday at 11 pm EST on Comedy Central. The uncut DVD will be available May...

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Does Tina Fey need to learn some respect for stand-up comedy?

By | April 25, 2008 at 3:00 am | No comments

Lots of people who star in comedy movies and T.V. shows aren’t funny. The thing is though, most of them know it. The lack of laughter they experience while watching their own movies means little to them when they’re cashing their fat paychecks. However,...

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Dave Chappelle getting sued by ex manager

By | April 24, 2008 at 7:43 pm | No comments

One of Dave Chappelle’s former managers, Mustafa Abuelhija is suing the comedian for money from a settlement deal the pair had made in 2005. From TMZ.com: The settlement called for Abuelhija to receive 10% of the profits from “Dave Chappelle’s Block...

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