Norm Macdonald: Ridiculous

By | September 5, 2006 at 8:34 am | No comments

In the past year, there's been a great flux of comedic output: new cable shows, recently launched broadband shows and channels, live-performance CDs and stand-up- comedy-concert DVDs abound. So it's no wonder that without regular appearances on late-night television or on a...

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Eugene Mirman: The Strange Days of…

By | September 2, 2006 at 8:55 am | One comment

Rising from from a hip, close-knit scene in New York City, Russian-born Eugene Mirman is twisting traditional stand-up comedy into something incredibly odd. And no one's safe... not robots, not Star Trek and certainly not Richard Dreyfuss. By Caroline...

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Opie and Anthony: Speading the Virus

By | August 27, 2006 at 8:50 am | No comments

What happens when you inject some rock 'n' roll into stand-up comedy? Read on. Hours – and I do mean many, many hours – before the doors opened Saturday, August 26 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ thousands of people...

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Aries Spears: Sketching up with Aries Spears

By | July 15, 2006 at 8:34 am | No comments

Known for his work on MadTV, the tireless stand-up comic has re-entered the game of sketch comedy. But this time Damon Wayans is involved and the censors are far, far away. By Dylan P. Gadino The sidewalks and streets of midtown Manhattan are getting abused by driving...

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Tourgasm: Interview Part 2

By | July 10, 2006 at 8:38 am | No comments

Dane Cook’s new HBO series is redefining the way we look at stand-up comedy while changing the careers of four comics. Punchline Magazine checks in with the stars of Tourgasm in the conclusion of our two-part interview Interview by Dylan P. Gadino When we...

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Kyle Cease: One Dimple

By | July 4, 2006 at 8:24 am | No comments

Working off the idea that it's easy to find comfort in familiar settings, Kyle Cease has found a winning formula for comedy: Gain your audience's trust quickly by letting them know you're one of them, then, make your buddies laugh. Throughout his Comedy Central album, One...

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Tourgasm: Interview Part 1

By | July 3, 2006 at 8:47 am | No comments

Dane Cook’s new HBO series is redefining the way we look at stand-up comedy while changing the careers of four comics. Punchline Magazine checks in with the stars of Tourgasm and finds there’s always time to gild a lily. Interview by Dylan P....

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Brian Posehn: And The Geeks Shall Inherit The Mirth

By | June 12, 2006 at 8:31 am | One comment

Metal-obsessed comedian Brian Posehn is now married and living in suburb, so is he about to hide his devil horns? By John Delery It's not as if would ever skip a System of a Down concert to attend a zoning board meeting. It's not as if he has completely forsaken head...

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Ron White: I Had the Right to Remain Silent, But I Didn't Have the Ability

By | June 1, 2006 at 8:29 am | No comments

By now, even the casual comedy fan knows a thing or two about Ron White. For those who don't, let's review: He's the guy with the Texas drawl and a tumbler of Macallan scotch and a Cuban cigar affixed to his hands; he's the one they call Tater Salad; and he's been a part of all...

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