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Jimmy Fallon to release first comedy album since terrible 2002 album

Jimmy Fallon to release first comedy album since terrible 2002 album

By | December 5, 2011 at 11:49 am | No comments

Two years before Jimmy Fallon exited Saturday Night Live, just as he was building steam as a standout sketch player (and the one SNL cast member who laughed during sketches even when he didn't need to), he released his first comedy album. Strike while the iron is hot, right? It...

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“Bucky Larson” actor Joey Diaz calls Nick Swardson flick the “worst movie of all time”

“Bucky Larson” actor Joey Diaz calls Nick Swardson flick the “worst movie of all time”

By | October 3, 2011 at 9:47 am | 11 comments

By now, we all know comedian Nick Swardson's latest attempt at motion picture success -- Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star -- has been met with nothing but abysmal reviews. The go-to online movie rating site Rotten Tomatoes has the flick listed at 0 percent on its "tomatometer,"...

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Adam Sandler’s “Jack & Jill” and why we’re all doomed

Adam Sandler’s “Jack & Jill” and why we’re all doomed

By | July 12, 2011 at 8:32 am | One comment

A high profile Television producer once told me about his industry, "It's show business, not show art." While that's true, there are, as with everything in this business, shades of grey. In the case of comedies at your local multiplex this summer, it's clearly all about the...

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The Set List: Punchline’s weekly comedy news wrap-up, Feb. 14, 2011

By | February 14, 2011 at 3:10 pm | One comment

A comedy fan's Valentine's Day would be incomplete without a nicely packaged comedy news wrap-up. Right? Right. That's why we're gifting you with a new episode of The Set List, our weekly video series, wherein comedian Justin Schlegel lets you know what and who is going on in...

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Jimmy Fallon does Cosby, Seinfeld, Foxworthy, more on American's Got Talent

By | August 26, 2010 at 10:57 am | No comments

Last night on America’s Got Talent, Jimmy Fallon made a special appearance to help promote his Emmys hosting gig going down Sunday at 8 pm EST on NBC. Now, for you haters out there thinking, “What’s Fallon doing on a talent show? He hasn’t got any talent.” Well,...

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Adam Sandler's 'Grown Ups' trailer promises every comedy cliche

By | April 22, 2010 at 2:05 pm | One comment

Get ready, folks for another Adam Sandler flick starring every single person you'd assume would be in a new Adam Sandler flick. We have no doubt this movie will do crazy numbers at the box office, but Grown Ups -- based on the trailer anyway -- looks to be a series of cliched...

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Adam Sandler, Ray Romano and others part of comedy album for military

By | November 30, 2009 at 1:25 pm | No comments

John Ondrasik, the singer-songwriter better known as Five for Fighting, has compiled an album of popular comedy routines for military members and veterans available for free download. Titled CD for the Troops III, the album features some of the more famous bits from comedians...

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Adam Sandler rules out a return to stand-up comedy

By | June 2, 2009 at 8:14 am | One comment

Adam Sandler fans everywhere have been wondering the same thing: will his portrayal of a stand-up comic in his new upcoming Judd Apatow flick lead to a return to the medium that first got him noticed? Unfortunately, it seems we’ll have no such luck. The bearer of bad news was...

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Maysoon Zayid: Comedian without borders

By | May 26, 2008 at 1:52 am | One comment

Comedian Maysoon Zayid knows no borders. Onstage, her jokes find their way into the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, her traditional Palestinian father and the facts that she's Muslim, has cerebral palsy and is still a virgin in her early 30s. Offstage, she spends time in the West...

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