Stand-up comedy unites Muslims and Jews

By | February 13, 2008 at 10:58 am | No comments

As I do most Wednesday mornings, I was clicking through the virtual pages of the University of Florida’s newspaper The Independent Florida Alligator. While it’s by far my favorite periodical with an animal-inflected name (ever since Cat...

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Comedy Central dons its viking helmet

By | February 12, 2008 at 6:55 pm | One comment

Comedy Central is going North– way North. Later this year, Comedy Central (MTV Networks) plans to launch a new channel in Scandinavia. The channel will start broadcasting in Sweden and will then rollout programming in Norway, Denmark and Finland. With the increased...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Pat Brown

By | February 12, 2008 at 4:40 am | No comments

Rising comic Pat Brown goes to extremes to help her chances landing a man in Atlanta, a city not known for its singles...

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Larry the Cable Guy auctioning off his pickup

By | February 12, 2008 at 1:15 am | No comments

Comedian Larry the Cable Guy is auctioning off his 2000 Dodge Ram Pickup for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. As part of eBay’s Giving Works program, a place on the auction site for non-profit charitable organizations, the truck will appear on the site...

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Writer’s Guild of America – awards in comedy

By | February 11, 2008 at 3:11 pm | No comments

The WGA held its annual Writer’s Guild of America Awards last week at the prestigious weekend general membership meeting in Los Angeles, CA. While award categories range from Original Screenplay to Television Graphic Animation, lets face it, we really only care about the...

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Monday stand-up video: Nick Thune

By | February 11, 2008 at 8:17 am | No comments

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‘State’ alums Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter do D.C.

By | February 11, 2008 at 5:00 am | No comments

A holy house of worship, erected to provide God’s chosen people with prayer and enlightenment, does not immediately seem like an appropriate venue for dick and doody jokes. But then again, maybe Washington, DC’s Sixth & I Historic Synagogue...

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Punchline Magazine guest blog: Nick Di Paolo says "sportstainment" needs to meet its end

By | February 11, 2008 at 12:02 am | No comments

He's given Pamela Anderson a verbal beating on Comedy Central and he's sparred with fellow quick-wit comedians on Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. On stage -- as well as on a new Internet radio show -- he constantly challenges the status quo. Now, comedian Nick Ni Paolo treats...

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Punchline Magazine's Hot Shows: June 25–July 1

By | February 8, 2008 at 11:14 am | No comments

Ted Alexandro: 6/25 - Gotham Comedy Club - New York City, NY Patrice O'Neal: 6/25 - DC Improv - Washington, DC Chris Fairbanks: 6/25 - Laughing Skull Lounge - Atlanta, GA Jackie Kashian: 6/25 - Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle - Detroit, MI Jamie Lissow: 6/26 - Baltimore Comedy...

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