Tourgasm: Interview Part 1

By | July 3, 2006 at 8:47 am | No comments

Dane Cook’s new HBO series is redefining the way we look at stand-up comedy while changing the careers of four comics. Punchline Magazine checks in with the stars of Tourgasm and finds there’s always time to gild a lily. Interview by Dylan P....

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Brian Posehn: And The Geeks Shall Inherit The Mirth

By | June 12, 2006 at 8:31 am | One comment

Metal-obsessed comedian Brian Posehn is now married and living in suburb, so is he about to hide his devil horns? By John Delery It's not as if would ever skip a System of a Down concert to attend a zoning board meeting. It's not as if he has completely forsaken head...

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Ron White: I Had the Right to Remain Silent, But I Didn't Have the Ability

By | June 1, 2006 at 8:29 am | No comments

By now, even the casual comedy fan knows a thing or two about Ron White. For those who don't, let's review: He's the guy with the Texas drawl and a tumbler of Macallan scotch and a Cuban cigar affixed to his hands; he's the one they call Tater Salad; and he's been a part of all...

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Tom Cotter and Kerri Louise: United Front

By | May 12, 2006 at 8:25 am | No comments

The stars of WE’s Two Funny chat with Punchline Magazine about parenting twins, their new stand-up project in NYC and the pitfalls of showcasing their act on a women’s network. By Noah Fowle Fresh off their season of Two Funny: Cotter...

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Louis CK: Stand-up to Sitcom

By | May 10, 2006 at 12:54 pm | No comments

For a stand-up comedy veteran of 21 years -- who has gone on record saying he'd never do a sitcom -- Louis C.K. finds himself in the most unlikely of places -- on HBO, starring in a sitcom that he created. By Dylan P. Gadino At a recent show at Carolines in New York City,...

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Ray Ellin: On the Go!

By | May 10, 2006 at 11:49 am | No comments

Throughout his career in stand-up, Ray Ellin has always sought new challenges. Now, after producing and directing documentary The Latin Legends of Comedy, the Boston bred comedian is about to see his efforts pay off big time. By Dylan P. Gadino As more than 200 people spill...

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Lewis Black: Black Attack!

By | May 10, 2006 at 7:24 am | No comments

He may be pissed off but Lewis Black has his reasons. Punchline Magazine spent some time with the future stand-up comedy legend to see what makes him tick – and ticked. In the process, we found a softer side of the surly man in black. Planted in a red,...

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Tom Rhodes: Live in Paris

By | May 5, 2006 at 8:08 am | No comments

Armed with a stoner-meets-intellectual vibe, Tom Rhodes is an enigmatic character for sure. On one hand, he maintains an alluring contempo-hippie mystique. From his stand-up material, you can tell he goes with the flow; you can tell he's in love with life and with people and...

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Eugene Mirman: En Garde, Society!

By | May 2, 2006 at 12:31 pm | No comments

If there's really such a thing as alternative stand-up comedy, then New York City comic Eugene Mirman is pretty damn close to the forefront of that scene. It's not that he blows paint from his ass between bits or babbles nonsensically to form a stream of hip faux jokes just cool...

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