Jon Reep: More Wilco, less Toby Keith

By | March 3, 2008 at 3:53 am | 2 comments

Last Comic Standing winner Jon Reep has made a name for himself as the high-energy, lovable hillbilly from North Carolina. But as you'll soon discover, the comedian embraces all collars, not just the blue kind. Though his name is not exactly household yet, you've no doubt...

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Steve Hofstetter: The Dark Side of the Room

By | March 3, 2008 at 2:17 am | No comments

Steve Hofstetter’s latest offering, The Dark Side of the Room, pulls triple duty: of course, first it's a comedy album -- and a consistently funny one, at that. And since so many of Hofstetter's punch lines arrive from roads paved with ultratimely, ultraspecific...

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Ellen DeGeneres helps Obama

By | February 29, 2008 at 8:16 am | No comments

Well it appears that stand-up comedians have some political clout. Especially if they have a highly successful daytime talk show. Though Ellen DeGeneres is a Clinton supporter it seems Barack Obama’s appearance on her show, helped him gain even more fans. As reported by...

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Fun with comedy labels

By | February 29, 2008 at 5:45 am | No comments

Once in a while the great comedy label debate comes up. You’ve heard the labels. Maybe you’ve even used them: alternative comedy, blue collar comedy, cringe comedy, and so on. In the last few days, we’ve seen two of the most...

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Friday stand-up video: Sheng Wang

By | February 29, 2008 at 2:12 am | No comments

Comedian Sheng Wang offers us some practical, perhaps illegal, advice on how to deal with your car insurance company after an accident. Check it...

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Thursday Stand-up video: Ted Alexandro

By | February 28, 2008 at 4:47 am | No comments

Comedian Ted Alexandro doesn’t quite get what steakheads at the gym are journaling about. He’s got a few theories though. Check it...

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George Carlin: It’s Bad for Ya – HBO Special

By | February 27, 2008 at 12:21 pm | No comments

Carlin’s 14th original solo HBO stand-up special. It’s Bad for Ya airs live from the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa, CA this Saturday, March 1 at 10 p.m. ET—only on HBO! Here’s the official...

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By | February 27, 2008 at 10:01 am | No comments

Our friends at this week went live with a spiffier looking, spiffier functioning site. The daily joke and networking site now allows viewers easier access to many more videos, a more user-friendly navigation bar, a revamped forum section and much more. So make...

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Punchline Magazine’s latest appearance on The Danny Lobell Show

By | February 27, 2008 at 9:58 am | No comments

Each week, we call The Danny Lobell Show and give their fine listeners info on what’s new in comedy and which national hot shows to check out. Here’s the segment from this past Friday, also featuring comedian Ray Ellin, founder of and host of LateNet...

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