Tim and Eric: Awesome Interview, Great Job!

By | November 5, 2007 at 10:55 am | No comments

With nary a traditional premise or punch line in sight, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim have amassed and amazingly strong cult fanbase. Now with the second season of their Adult Swim sketch show Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! set to premiere and a brand new live talk...

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Brian Regan: Ten Years of 'Brian Regan Live'

By | October 22, 2007 at 10:50 am | No comments

In an interview with veteran comedian Brian Regan, Punchline Magazine takes a look back on his first album-- 10 years after its original release. What's your favorite bit on Brian Regan Live? Click around and tell us! For years, entertainment publications have enjoyed the...

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Nick Swardson: Party

By | October 16, 2007 at 10:41 am | No comments

You'd be hard-pressed to find a stand-up comedian -- a good one, anyway -- that doesn't drop at least a little bit of sadness, anger or some form of edge into his act. It just seems part of the package; well-adjusted, incredibly happy people most times make bad comics. And it's...

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Marc Maron: Heartbreaking Comedy

By | October 8, 2007 at 10:46 am | No comments

How do you turn frayed emotion and freshly splayed wounds into something brilliantly funny? Ask veteran stand-up comedian Marc Maron. Inherent in most great comedy, and in most great art of all kinds, is tragedy and heartbreak. Even the most optimistic stand-ups find a way to...

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Kyle Cease: A Familiar Face

By | October 8, 2007 at 10:43 am | No comments

He's only 30, but stand-up comedian Kyle Cease already has a Comedy Central album and half-hour special under his belt. Now, the LA-based comic will be seen this week on the same network in his first hour-long special Weirder, Blacker, Dimpler. No doubt, you've seen stand-up...

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Jeff Allen: Jeff Allen Live: Happy Wife, Happy Life Revisited

By | October 2, 2007 at 10:57 am | No comments

Jeff Allen was a comedian before he was a born-again Christian. So he seems to understand that when he's  onstage, he's not preaching. Like any other comic, he's just trying to give people his point of view. What he presents on the  Jeff Allen Live: Happy Wife, Happy Life...

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Michael Ian Black: Comedy’s Snark King

By | October 1, 2007 at 10:40 am | One comment

Sure, he's known for dishing the kind of dry humor that makes you suspect he's kinda sorta fucking with you, but when you get right down to it, he's just a really funny guy who's decided to take a stab at stand-up. And is actually good at it. You know Michael Ian...

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Steven Wright: I Still Have a Pony

By | September 17, 2007 at 10:38 am | No comments

Back in July, when  Esquire's Jeff Miller was asking the question, "Will the Next Dane Cook Please Stand Up?" he took a shot at Steven Wright. One of his candidates was Demetri Martin, a fine comic in his own right who keeps getting better. In his bullet-point list asking...

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Vanessa Hollingshead: Unconditionally funny

By | September 17, 2007 at 10:22 am | One comment

By Daniel Petrino Through her darkest and most triumphant times, veteran stand-up comedian Vanessa Hollingshead could always find stability in comedy If you watch comedian Vanessa Hollingshead perform, you'll quickly discover her off-color comedy comes, in part, from two...

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