No bleeping: Jeff Dunham puppet says ‘god damn it’ on TV

By | February 5, 2008 at 3:44 pm | No comments

A fellow comedy fan noticed something unusual during the re-airing of Jeff Dunham’s one hour special on January 27. At one point in the act, one of Dunham’s puppets uttered the phrase, “God damn it.” Worse things could be said, I’m sure. The...

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Mike Birbiglia: What he should've said …

By | February 5, 2008 at 10:21 am | No comments

Days before his hour-long Comedy Central special premieres (Feb. 9 at midnight), Punchline Magazine checked in with quickly rising comedy star Mike Birbiglia.   Do you have any viewing party plans? I'm going to my girlfriend's friend's wedding, so no. Actually, we might...

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The Whitest Kids U’ Know: Sketch gone wild

By | February 4, 2008 at 10:18 am | 2 comments

  So you thought the first season of The Whitest Kids U' Know was a bit, um, strange? Can you imagine what those five twisted minds could conjure if their series was uncensored and uncut? Imagine no longer; this month, IFC brings you the fucked up reality. To call The...

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Comedians

By | February 1, 2008 at 10:58 am | No comments

If you're a comic and want to get on this list, please email: dylan@punchlinemagazine.com. Please also create a profile on ComedySpace, Punchline Magazine's networking section. You will also be added to our weekly newsletter list. A Kyria Abrahams -...

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Thursday stand-up video: Maria Bamford

By | January 31, 2008 at 7:48 am | No comments

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The Divine Comedian: Jay C. (the only forgotten Son?) addresses his Daddy issues

By | January 29, 2008 at 12:02 pm | No comments

By John Delery I Illustration By Matt DeAngelis Shortly before trotting onstage, the Divine Comedian stops rehearsing His set and inspects His pecs in the dressing-room mirror. Look at You. You're a God. Or you would be by now if Dad Almighty would finally retire to North...

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Richard Zoglin: Comedy at the Edge

By | January 29, 2008 at 11:54 am | No comments

As George Carlin, Richard Pryor and Steve Martin were making names for themselves, they were also building a sturdy foundation for stand-up comedy. In a new book, Comedy at the Edge, Time magazine editor Richard Zoglin honors perhaps the most important generation of stand-up...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Ahmed Ahmed

By | January 29, 2008 at 10:47 am | No comments

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Jeff Dunham crowned Comedy Central’s King of Comedy

By | January 27, 2008 at 9:31 pm | No comments

Despite the great campaigning efforts of 19 other top notch comedians, voters have chosen Jeff Dunham as the Comedy Central Stand-Up Showdown King of Comedy. Now that’s a title to be proud of! Sunday’s marathon event than ran from 11:30am to 10pm was filled with...

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