This weekend: the Aspen RooftopComedy Festival

By | May 29, 2008 at 4:00 am | No comments

Starting tomorrow and ending Sunday in lovely Aspen, CO, the inaugural run of the Aspen RooftopComedy Festival is going down. A lot of you will remember that there was a long-running, pretty huge comedy fest in Aspen called the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. As of last year, it has...

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Stand-up video of the day: Lenny Marcus

By | May 29, 2008 at 3:29 am | No comments

Did you know you could buy a coffin at Costco? Comedian Lenny Marcus has done the research for you. Check it...

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Lebanese comedian creating a thriving stand-up scene

By | May 28, 2008 at 7:52 am | No comments

While most of us know that stand-up comedy is an American tradition (having been invented here) its reach is worldwide. And when I say worldwide, I’m not just talking about American comics making a dent across the sea (read: Chris Rock breaking UK comedy show...

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Stand-up video of the day: Daniel Tosh

By | May 28, 2008 at 4:42 am | No comments

Comedian Daniel Tosh has a plan to bring our troops home now. The problem is, Nebraska may never look the same afterwards. Check it...

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Stand-up video of the day: TJ Miller

By | May 27, 2008 at 3:20 am | No comments

Can you imagine comedian TJ Miller with ketchup bottles as legs? Can you? Check it...

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Video: Happy Memorial Day from Punchline Magazine

By | May 26, 2008 at 2:01 am | No comments

If you’re one of the few unlucky ones stuck at work today, here’s a wee hilarious Memorial Day video to lift your spirits, courtesy of the Brothers...

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Maysoon Zayid: Comedian without borders

By | May 26, 2008 at 1:52 am | One comment

Comedian Maysoon Zayid knows no borders. Onstage, her jokes find their way into the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, her traditional Palestinian father and the facts that she's Muslim, has cerebral palsy and is still a virgin in her early 30s. Offstage, she spends time in the West...

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Lewis Black: Me of Little Faith

By | May 26, 2008 at 1:04 am | 2 comments

By Jonathan Wexler While Lewis Black's second book,  Me of Little Faith, is no doubt funny, the Comedy Central favorite and veteran comedian's collection of essays delve into highly philosophical territory, constantly exploring the author's spiritual evolution and ultimately...

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Punchline Magazine’s Hot Shows: May 23 – May 29

By | May 23, 2008 at 8:45 am | No comments

Jimmy Dore: 5/23 - Comedy Connection - Boston, MA Patrice O’Neal: 5/24 - Improv - Ft. Lauderdale, FL Jake Johanssen: 5/25 - Gotham Comedy Club - New York City, NY Doug Benson: 5/28 - Comedy Works - Denver, CO Dov Davidoff and Jamie Kilstein: 5/28 - Punchline Comedy...

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