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Hey, United States government: please watch John Oliver’s gun control series on The Daily Show

Hey, United States government: please watch John Oliver’s gun control series on The Daily Show

By | April 26, 2013 at 11:59 am | No comments

If you haven’t been watching The Daily Show’s series on gun control, please do yourself a favor and catch up with the trio of videos below. Last night the final segment aired, wrapping up what has proven to be the most compelling news coverage on the topic since the United...

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Interview: Axis of Awesome will rock you like a hurricane– if hurricanes were funny, and from Australia

Interview: Axis of Awesome will rock you like a hurricane– if hurricanes were funny, and from Australia

By | July 25, 2011 at 10:03 am | One comment

With tens of millions plays on YouTube, you just might have heard Australian comedy music trio Axis of Awesome hilariously deflating any number of pop music conventions. But now, the band – lead vocalist Jordan Raskopoulos, keyboardist and vocalist Benny Davis and guitarist...

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Videos: Comedian steals jokes from comedians Lee Mack, Geoff Keith on national TV

By | May 26, 2011 at 12:08 am | 8 comments

Just a few days ago, we posted a story about how a group of local Los Angeles comedians outed a notorious joke thief in front of a live audience. The post has been drawing some spirited opinions and debate. And now we're hearing that a contestant on Australia's Got Talent ripped...

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Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about funny shit

By | April 19, 2011 at 10:20 am | No comments

Good morning, comedy news wanters. You may have noticed that from time to time, I've been collecting some links and throwing them at you some mornings. Why am I doing this, you might be asking. Well, sometimes we, at Punchline Magazine, need to get you comedy-related info that...

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Robin Williams tours Australia despite angering prime minister

By | August 23, 2010 at 10:21 am | No comments

After successful stints in the U.S., Canada, and England, Williams is taking his Weapons of Self Destruction stand-up comedy tour to Australia. At 59 years old, Williams continues to sell out large theaters with his truthful and vulgar stand-up act, with his recent tour being...

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Robin Williams in trouble for Australia ‘redneck’ comment

By | April 1, 2010 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Or, "Hairy Comedian in Hairy Situation," as the New York Times so eloquently put it. No, this is no shoddy example of a hair-brained (sorry) April Fools joke - this week, Reginald Rant Robin Williams really did appear on The Late Show with David Letterman, and he really did call...

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