MTV: We’re so scared of what Russell Brand may do; let’s hire him!

By | August 1, 2008 at 2:01 pm | No comments

Only a week after we addressed English comedian Russell Brand’s controversial onstage sex prank, MTV announced that he would host this year’s VMAs. It seems that the execs at MTV are somewhat nervous of Brand’s potential antics and included an odd addition when telling...

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Nick DiPaolo, Nick Griffin on today’s Danny Lobell Show

By | August 1, 2008 at 10:46 am | No comments

It’s Friday! That means its Danny Lobell Show day! Tune in at 1 pm EST ( and hear Danny and the crew interview comedians Nick DiPaolo and Nick Griffin. Make sure you also catch the Punchline Magazine weekly wrap up at about 1:20 pm. Here’s the audio from...

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Friday stand-up video: Greg Warren

By | August 1, 2008 at 10:28 am | No comments

The phrase, “I work hard and play hard” has become meaningless to comedian Greg Warren. He offers us a new, better definition of the phrase. Check it...

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Last Comic Standing, Season 6, Episode 11: Live blog

By | July 31, 2008 at 8:20 pm | No comments

8:19 OK, here’s my impression of Marcus “The Voice of America”: Terrific mimic, average comic. Is there a joke in his routine–somewhere, anywhere? If so, you need the tracking skills of a bloodhound to find one. 8:32 Ron G. sounds like he’s standing...

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Audio: sneak peak of Lewis Black’s new album

By | July 31, 2008 at 7:02 pm | No comments

You may know by now that Lewis Black is releasing — or “dropping,” as the kids say — a new album called Anticipation this coming Tuesday, Aug. 5 on Comedy Central Records. That is good news. Even better? You could listen to a track right now; right here....

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Live shows scheduled in honor of new Mitch Hedberg album

By | July 31, 2008 at 6:02 pm | No comments

From our friends at the Comedy Central Insider comes news that in addition to the release of a new Mitch Hedberg album – Do You Believe in Gosh? – on Sept. 9, there will be a series of live stand-up shows to honor the late comedian. MITCH ACROSS AMERICA is a series of live...

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Video: Brian Posehn at Comic-Con

By | July 31, 2008 at 4:58 pm | No comments

Comedian Brian Posehn waxes hardcore nerdy at San Diego’s Comic-Con about comic books, metal and his gnarly fans. Mosh it...

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Punchline Magazine goes Behind the Bricks

By | July 31, 2008 at 4:15 pm | No comments

Punchline Magazine editor in chief Dylan Gadino was once again a guest on comedian Brian Mollica’s all-things stand-up comedy podcast Behind the Bricks. The two chat about Punchline Mag’s new interview web series, A Tight Five, as well as this season of Last Comic...

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South African comic apologizes for Dubai club’s shenanigans

By | July 31, 2008 at 12:58 pm | No comments

South African comedian Marc Lottering had to pull out of a gig in Dubai at the last minute because he couldn’t get his Visa approved in time for the show. A few days after the date of the show, which he thought had been cancelled, Lottering’s web site was flooded with “get...

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