Punchline Magazine guest writer: Comedian Lord Carrett on the nothingness of reality television

By | April 9, 2008 at 6:51 am | One comment

Reality television has as much to do with reality, as corn-holing has to do with corn. There, I said it. Someone had to. I was on one of the earliest reality TV shows, A Dating Story, and hardly a genuine moment was captured on tape, much less lucky enough to find its way...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Amy Schumer

By | April 9, 2008 at 4:51 am | No comments

Comedian Amy Schumer can’t help the fact that she’s got an overblown sense of confidence. It’s all her mother’s fault. Check it...

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Bob Odenkirk cast in Mike Birbiglia’s CBS pilot

By | April 8, 2008 at 4:13 am | No comments

Bob Odenkirk has been cast in Mike Birbiglia’s new CBS pilot, Mike Birbiglia’s Secret Public Journal. The veteran comedy writer, actor and producer will play the New York-based comedian’s older brother on the show, which is...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Shaun Majumder

By | April 8, 2008 at 3:44 am | No comments

Every once in a while it’s important for comedy lovers to see a few moments of truly terrible comedy. Without the bad, there is no good, so says the Taoists. So it’s with our peace loving Eastern friends’ words, we give you Shaun Majumder. We can’t...

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Greg Fitzsimmons still hates Dave Navarro

By | April 8, 2008 at 2:55 am | No comments

If you’ve caught Greg Fitzsimmons recently – either live onstage or on his weekly Sirius satellite radio show – you know he has a bit of a problem with guitarist Dave Navarro. You might also know that the problem started in...

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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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