Comedy links for the weekend

By | February 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm | No comments

StagetimeMagazine: Top Hack Phrases to Avoid - Far too many up-and-comers take the stage and bore our comically seasoned ears with material we’ve all heard back on Comedy Central’s “The A-List.” Here’s some stuff to avoid using in your act. Want to...

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Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay snubs Smothers Brothers at Pollstar Awards

By | February 22, 2008 at 11:31 am | No comments

Andrew “Dice” Clay stole the show last night at the 19th Annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards. The event hosts, The Smothers Brothers, had allegedly been promised exclusive comedy performing rights for the evening, but when “Dice” took the stage as a...

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Todd Barry: Sneak peak audio

By | February 22, 2008 at 3:09 am | No comments

Todd Barry’s new album, From Heaven, comes out March 4 on Comedy Central Records. But for you, precious readers, we’re giving you this sneak peak, wherein Barry opines about anal love and postcoital etiquette. And remember, we’re giving away five copies of the...

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Friday stand-up video: Jasper Redd

By | February 22, 2008 at 2:15 am | No comments

Comedian Jasper Redd is good for you. Check out this video now and see why....

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Attention, New Yorkers: Christian Finnegan to host Oscar party this Sunday night

By | February 22, 2008 at 1:01 am | No comments

Comedian Christian Finnegan (of Best Week Ever and Comedy Central fame) along with producer Kambri Crews will host an Oscar viewing party this Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at Comix in New York City. And get this, kids: not only is there no cover charge and no minimum drink requirement...

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Thursday Stand-up video: Anthony Jeselnik

By | February 21, 2008 at 3:33 am | No comments

If everyone were as honest as comedian Anthony Jeselnik, this world would stop rotating on its axis. And then, we’d laugh. Check out the clip...

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Punchline Magazine Todd Barry giveaway: Win ‘From Heaven,’ his new album from Comedy Central

By | February 21, 2008 at 12:56 am | No comments

Todd Barry will drop his third album for Comedy Central Records, From Heaven on March 4. But we’re giving away five copies now. If you want to win yourself a copy, here’s the deal: The first five people to send in a photo of them enjoying Punchline...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Ben Bailey

By | February 20, 2008 at 9:10 am | No comments

Host of Discovery channel’s Cash Cab, Ben Bailey might be a quick-minded game show host. But he admits that in his personal life, his brain doesn’t always cooperate with his mouth. Check it...

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Just For Laughs announces Chicago comedy fest, Ellen DeGeneres signs on to perform

By | February 20, 2008 at 8:29 am | No comments

Just for Laughs, the organization behind the longest-running comedy festival in the world, held in Montreal each year, announced today that they, along with TBS, will bring a new festival to Chicago in the summer of 2009. The event, Just For Laughs: A Very Funny Festival, will...

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