Brooklyn comic wins FameCast’s ‘Comedy Stage’ contest

By | April 8, 2008 at 1:08 am | One comment

Comedian Marie Delprete, of Brooklyn, New York beat hundreds of other contestants and became the FameCast “Comedy Stage” winner. Delprete’s video entry, “Live in Hollywood,” garnered over 6,000 views from fans spanning the world who voted her the...

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Interview: Patton Oswalt, Eugene Mirman, more to perform at Boston’s alternative comedy fest

By | April 7, 2008 at 7:36 am | No comments

For a while there, the word “alternative” looked like it might become to comedy what “independent” became to film: a confused, arbitrarily-used term employed to describe anything. Thank goodness then for the brand new...

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Monday stand-up video: Kirk Fox

By | April 7, 2008 at 3:44 am | No comments

Comedian Kirk Fox has a habit of missing out on once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, like having sex on Mt. Everest or having gay sex for $100,000. Check it...

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Time to announce some comedy album winners

By | April 7, 2008 at 2:28 am | No comments

If you read these electronic pages closely, you’ll know that we were kind of running two giveaways at the same time. First we had a giveaway of some random surplus CDs we had clogging up Punchline Magazine HQ; and then we announced we were giving away five copies of Robert...

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By | April 4, 2008 at 1:54 am | No comments

Maria Bamford: 4/5 - Hilarities - Cleveland, OH Steve Byrne: 4/5 - Comedy Connection - Boston, MA Dean Edwards: 4/6 - Improv - Denver, CO Rocky LaPorte: 4/6 - Improv - Palm Desert, CA Lynne Koplitz: 4/9 - Funny Bone - Omaha, NE Greg Warren: 4/9 - Funny Bone - Richmond, VA Tim...

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Friday stand-up video: Steve Byrne

By | April 4, 2008 at 1:12 am | No comments

Comedian Steve Byrne analyzes the differences between male and female strippers. There are not many, but they’re important. So listen...

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Great Canadian Laugh Off kicks off April 7; winner snags $25,000

By | April 3, 2008 at 10:09 am | No comments

The third annual Yuk Yuk’s Great Canadian Laugh Off will kick off April 7 in Toronto, as the city plays host to 64 comedians – most from Canada – who will compete to win $25,000. Semi-finals will he held at Yuk...

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Thursday stand-up video: Arj Barker

By | April 3, 2008 at 6:47 am | No comments

While he’s not usually a conspiratorial thinker, comedian Arj Barker does have a problem with cell phone companies. Check it...

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Jerry Seinfeld uninjured after rolling his car

By | April 3, 2008 at 3:36 am | No comments

Jerry Seinfeld rolled his 1967 Fiat BTM Saturday night in East Hampton, NY after the car’s breaks failed. The 53-year-old comedian swerved after trying to engage the emergency break — which also failed — to compensate for the dead main breaks. The maneauver...

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