Night of Too Many Stars – what I liked and disliked.

By | April 14, 2008 at 7:36 pm | No comments

Last night, I enjoyed watching Comedy Central’s Autism benefit show, “Night of Too Many Stars.” I’ve watched past “Too Many Stars” shows and was always thoroughly entertained, but I did not have a real grasp on what Autism was. This month, my...

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Exclusive photos from Comedy Central's 'Night of Too Many Stars'

By | April 14, 2008 at 5:06 am | No comments

Photos by TRACI GILLAND Robert Smigel and Triumph ...

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Flight of the Conchords giveaway!

By | April 14, 2008 at 2:00 am | No comments

As a lot of you surely know, New Zealand’s musical comedy duo, Grammy Award winners and HBO darlings Flight of the Conchords will release their first full-length album on April 22 through Sub Pop. What you may not know — although you will as soon as you’re done...

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Arab American comedian using laughs to bridge Israeli-Palestinian divides

By | April 11, 2008 at 8:38 am | No comments

Comedian and co-founder of the Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour, Ray Hanania posted a great piece on The American Muslim yesterday, wherein he discusses how stand-up can help heal the Arab-Israeli conflict. But more than that, in “The Power and Necessity of Humor in the...

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Punchline Magazine’s Hot Shows: April 12 – April 18

By | April 11, 2008 at 7:07 am | No comments

Josh Blue: 4/12 - Comedy Connection - Boston, MA Emo Philips: 4/13 - Zanies - Nashville, TN DL Hughley: 4/13 - Improv - West Palm Beach, FL Greg Giraldo: 4/17 - Punchline - San Francisco, CA Paul Mecurio: 4/17 - Acme Comedy Company - Minneapolis, MN Jeffrey Ross: 4/17 -...

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Friday stand-up video: Dov Davidoff

By | April 11, 2008 at 4:20 am | No comments

Why does God always talk to crazy people? And why doesn’t he ever tell them to just get a muffin and chill out? Check out comedian Dov Davidoff’s...

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Bobby Collins: Mr. New York

By | April 10, 2008 at 9:10 pm | No comments

Half way through his latest album, Bobby Collins thankfully crosses the line of what's appropriate -- even in terms of topics generally tackled on the stand-up stage, a place where what's considered the norm would make the average office worker cringe. With great earnestness,...

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Stand-up to sitcom: two lists that we didn’t create but that you should check out

By | April 10, 2008 at 2:08 pm | No comments

Have you ever you wanted easy access to a giant list of stand-up comedians who later became sitcom stars? No? Well don’t tell the fine folks at TV Squad, who posted such a list today. And never mind letting our friends at The Comic’s Comic know...

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Comedy Central’s ‘Night of Too Many Stars’ this Sunday: red carpet coverage

By | April 10, 2008 at 8:21 am | No comments

This Sunday, we’ll be on the red carpet for Comedy Central’s giant benefit hosted by Jon Stewart, Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education, at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. It’s an excellent...

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