Video interview: A Tight Five with Christian Finnegan

By | August 13, 2008 at 2:42 am | No comments

In a brand new episode of A Tight Five brought to you by Punchline Magazine and RooftopComedy (it's number seven, if you're counting), we sit down with Christian Finnegan at Comix in New York City. You may know him from VH1's Best Week Ever, or as Chad from Chappelle's Show "Mad...

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Video: Movie trailers are bullsh*t

By | August 12, 2008 at 5:51 pm | No comments

Comedian Dave Lease no longer trusts the reviews in movie trailers. Check it...

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Arab comics school Jordanians in the art of stand-up

By | August 12, 2008 at 3:29 pm | No comments

Just because the Koran isn’t funny, doesn’t mean the people who read it aren’t… Four experienced Arab American comedians are giving an interactive comedy workshop in Jordan. The event will take place at SAE Institute in Amman. Dean Obeidallah, Maysoon Zayid, Waleed...

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Video flashback: Will Ferrell spits food into Chris Parnell’s mouth

By | August 12, 2008 at 12:56 pm | No comments

Before Will Ferrell was cranking out 19 movies a year with increasingly dumber premises, he was spitting food is Chris Parnell’s mouth. Dear, Will: Can your next movie be about a guy who spits food into people’s mouths? Maybe it can be set in the 80s or 70s or some...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Andrew Norelli

By | August 12, 2008 at 10:08 am | No comments

Comedian Andrew Norelli isn’t the type to refuse advice. But when it comes from a masseuse, he gets a little skeptical. Check it...

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Video: Bernie Mac

By | August 11, 2008 at 5:10 pm | No comments


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Dennis Miller: still a stand-up at heart

By | August 11, 2008 at 2:31 pm | No comments

Despite much publicized gigs as a talk-radio host, Fox News pundit, and Monday Night Football announcer (you probably tried to forget that), Dennis Miller says his heart is still in stand-up comedy. “I am a stand-up comedian,” Miller told the Dallas News. ...

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Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Pardo, more to raise funds for writing program

By | August 11, 2008 at 2:25 pm | No comments

Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Pardo, Bill Burr, Tim and Eric, Al Madrigal, and more will perform Sept. 10 at the Avalon Hollywood for a fundraiser to support 826LA, “a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing...

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Leicester Comedy Festival conducts physical exams on comics

By | August 11, 2008 at 12:51 pm | No comments

The BBC News reports that England’s Leicester Comedy Festival — running this month — is not only promoting humor this year but also good health. Possibly urged on by a short list of UK comics dying during performances – Eric Morecambe, Tommy Cooper, Sid...

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