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Anthony Jeselnik lands Comedy Central development deal

Anthony Jeselnik lands Comedy Central development deal

By | August 11, 2011 at 12:08 pm | No comments

Quickly-rising comedian Anthony Jeselnik, who most recently garnered wide attention with his stellar performance at Comedy Central's Roast of Donald Trump in March as well as a killer set on Conan last month (see video below), has landed a development deal with the network....

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Doug Benson, Eugene Mirman, Amy Schumer, more confirmed for Bumbershoot festival

By | July 6, 2011 at 12:21 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_5203" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Doug Benson"][/caption] When I think about my favorite stand-up comedy venues, giant fields with thousands of hipster music fans generally aren’t among the top ten. Maybe it’s old school, but there’s...

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Punchline Mag analysis: Do modern comedy roasts need more class?

By | June 6, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments

As we reported exclusively last week, Comedy Central's plans for a roast of Kid Rock this summer were cancelled. So, one can't help but wonder which pop culture icon Comedy Central will lay their sights on next. People so enjoyed the likes of Anthony Jeselnik (see below),...

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New season of John Oliver’s stand-up show promotes community in comedy world

By | March 15, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Stand-up fans, get ready: the second season of John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show is almost here. Premiering March 24 on Comedy Central, the show features some returning stand-up favorites as well as some newer faces. And, to promote the show, John Oliver was in town for...

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Comedy Central announces Donald Trump roasters

By | March 2, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments

Donald Trump is one of the most lampoonable guys around – which is why he’ll be the subject of a Comedy Central roast, taping next week and airing on March 15. Today, the network announced the lineup of roasters who will be wittily tearing Trump a new one, and it looks to...

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Comedy Matters with Robert Kelly, Anthony Jeselnik, more

By | January 12, 2011 at 1:49 pm | One comment

Strip Action On any given night you never know who you’ll see at The Comic Strip. One night recently we got the word that Kevin Hart would be stopping by, and as soon as people found out, the club was sold out. And that was on a Monday night. Then again, Kevin has...

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The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2010

By | December 6, 2010 at 10:30 am | 14 comments

We're quite excited to post this-- our annual list and guide to Punchline Magazine's favorite comedy albums of the year. A few notes before we get started: First, a lot of comedy releases these days are produced as television specials first, then released as albums, DVDs or...

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Featured review: Anthony Jeselnik– “Shakespeare”

By | September 23, 2010 at 9:38 pm | No comments

Anthony Jeselnik writes great jokes-- plain and simple. He’s a master of the one-two punch. Now, he’s not the only game in town when it comes to slinging one liners, but he’s one of the best, and here’s why: Jeselnik's stand-up embodies one of the most distinct,...

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Anthony Jeselnik: Shakespeare

By | September 21, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 10 comments

Anthony Jeselnik writes great jokes-- plain and simple. He’s a master of the one-two punch. Now, he’s not the only game in town when it comes to slinging one liners, but he’s one of the best, and here’s why: Jeselnik's stand-up embodies one of the most distinct,...

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