Louis CK: Comedy legend in the making

By | October 1, 2008 at 2:12 am | No comments

Over the last few years, its become clear that Louis C.K. is fast on his way to owning legendary stand-up comedian status. Sharper and funnier than ever, C.K. premieres his new hour-long special, Chewed Up on Showtime this weekend. When his HBO One Night Stand aired in 2005,...

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Interview: Linda Smith, director of new talent at Carolines on Broadway

By | September 30, 2008 at 1:06 pm | No comments

Linda Smith is a seasoned writer and stand-up comedian who was nominated for three Emmys for her work as head writer on The Rosie O’Donnell Show. She is now the Director of New Talent at Carolines on Broadway and head of Carolines School of Comedy, a class for beginning...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Steve Gillespie

By | September 30, 2008 at 10:28 am | No comments

Comedian Steve Gillespie has some reservations about moving in with his girlfriend. After this bit, I’m sure she wasn’t happy about it either. Check it...

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Comedy Matters: the passing of comedy manager Marty Fischer

By | September 29, 2008 at 4:28 pm | No comments

Long time comedy Manager Marty Fischer, CEO of Goldstar Entertainment, COO of National Lampoon Comedy House and former President of the New York Improv, passed away last Monday, Sept. 22 of a heart attack. He was only 62 years old. Marty was an old friend who specialized in...

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Eugene Mirman comedy fest comes to a rousing finale with surprise guests

By | September 29, 2008 at 3:40 pm | No comments

The mostly-deserted Gowanus district of Brooklyn rocked last night with the last show of The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival. The festival, featuring a killer lineup comprised of the eponymous comedian and many of his hilarious friends, went on throughout last weekend at various...

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Monday stand-up video: Mike Merryfield

By | September 29, 2008 at 1:36 pm | No comments

Comedian Mike Merryfield’s baby is so cute, he wants to eat him. Hint: he’d fit perfectly in a crock pot. Check it...

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Video: Chris Rock gifts Louis CK a Rolex, adds R-rated inscription

By | September 29, 2008 at 12:38 pm | One comment

If you check out Louis C.K.’s official site, you’ll find that he posts videos every now and again to promote his upcoming shows. They’re not what you’d consider innovative or artful. But gosh darn it, if they aren’t hilarious. ‘Course, it...

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8 days ’til the Punchline Magazine anniversary show, gift bags included

By | September 29, 2008 at 10:14 am | No comments

Time is running short and tickets sparse to what will no doubt be the comedy event of October. On Oct. 7 at Comix in New York City, we’re celebrating Punchline Magazine’s three years online by producing a killer comedy show: The list of performers: Greg Giraldo,...

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Video: Ted Alexandro waxes political

By | September 26, 2008 at 10:17 am | No comments

In the third installment of ElecTED, wherein comedian Ted Alexandro chats a bit about the current Presidential race, much is covered in a very short time, not excluding the fact that Sarah Palin’s daughter is a whore....

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