Stand-up to sitcom: two lists that we didn’t create but that you should check out

By | April 10, 2008 at 2:08 pm | No comments

Have you ever you wanted easy access to a giant list of stand-up comedians who later became sitcom stars? No? Well don’t tell the fine folks at TV Squad, who posted such a list today. And never mind letting our friends at The Comic’s Comic know...

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Comedy Central’s ‘Night of Too Many Stars’ this Sunday: red carpet coverage

By | April 10, 2008 at 8:21 am | No comments

This Sunday, we’ll be on the red carpet for Comedy Central’s giant benefit hosted by Jon Stewart, Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education, at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. It’s an excellent...

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Did Artie Lange really quit the Howard Stern Show?

By | April 10, 2008 at 7:56 am | No comments

Comedian and Howard Stern Show third mic man Artie Lange just went a tad crazy, blowing up on his assistant, Teddy on today’s show, saying “I can’t do this anymore.” Is Lange gone for good? The radio veteran has a history of almost quitting the...

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Thursday Stand-up video: Dan Levy

By | April 10, 2008 at 3:40 am | No comments

Comedian Dan Levy looks forward to the days he gets to buy condoms. Check it...

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Comedian Ben Bailey and ‘Cash Cab’ become board game

By | April 9, 2008 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments

Soon people will be able to hail the Cash Cab from home. The innovative series that has been steering game shows in a new direction on the Discovery Channel since 2005 will release a home version of the fun trivia contest, says host Ben Bailey. Bailey, the veteran comedian and...

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Country singer Clint Black does stand-up comedy, moves ahead in CBS competition

By | April 9, 2008 at 7:35 am | No comments

Performing stand-up comedy for the first time on television, country singer Clint Black last night was voted to move on in CBS’ Secret Talent of the Stars competition. If you didn’t watch – and chances are, you...

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Punchline Magazine guest writer: Comedian Lord Carrett on the nothingness of reality television

By | April 9, 2008 at 6:51 am | One comment

Reality television has as much to do with reality, as corn-holing has to do with corn. There, I said it. Someone had to. I was on one of the earliest reality TV shows, A Dating Story, and hardly a genuine moment was captured on tape, much less lucky enough to find its way...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Amy Schumer

By | April 9, 2008 at 4:51 am | No comments

Comedian Amy Schumer can’t help the fact that she’s got an overblown sense of confidence. It’s all her mother’s fault. Check it...

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Bob Odenkirk cast in Mike Birbiglia’s CBS pilot

By | April 8, 2008 at 4:13 am | No comments

Bob Odenkirk has been cast in Mike Birbiglia’s new CBS pilot, Mike Birbiglia’s Secret Public Journal. The veteran comedy writer, actor and producer will play the New York-based comedian’s older brother on the show, which is...

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