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Win a copy of the new Three Stooges book and read an exclusive excerpt

Win a copy of the new Three Stooges book and read an exclusive excerpt

By | October 14, 2011 at 1:20 pm | One comment

Moe, Larry, Curly, Shemp and Joe are the names of some of the most important figures in the realm of comedy history. And tomorrow, more of their story will surface as Three Stooges FAQ: Everything Left to Know About the Eye-Poking, Face-Slapping, Head-Thumping Geniuses hits...

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Read an excerpt from Mindy Kaling’s book, “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?”

Read an excerpt from Mindy Kaling’s book, “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?”

By | September 30, 2011 at 11:28 am | 2 comments

As The Office returns to its first season without Michael Scott many of the other cast members have been doing projects on the side. One of the show's main writers, Mindy Kaling, for example, has written a book. It's called Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other...

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Comedian Moshe Kasher’s book is going to be amazing

Comedian Moshe Kasher’s book is going to be amazing

By | July 26, 2011 at 3:06 pm | One comment

When we (then, Punchline Magazine) named rising comedian Moshe Kasher a comic to watch in 2009, we weren't foolin' around. We knew a few things. First, we knew the dude was funny onstage; he comes at you with a wholly unique hostile-meets-damaged delivery. It's fucking...

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Colin Quinn inks deal to write history-themed humor book

Colin Quinn inks deal to write history-themed humor book

By | July 26, 2011 at 2:34 pm | One comment

Ever since comedian Colin Quinn debuted his Broadway show, Long Story Short last year, his career has found a second, thriving life-- and deservedly so. The Jerry Seinfeld-directed one-man theater piece was turned into an HBO special, which aired in April, garnered critical...

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Artie Lange “trying to better himself” and working on new book

By | June 20, 2011 at 10:46 am | 15 comments

The last time we heard about stand-up comedian and Howard Stern Show castmember Artie Lange, it was April of 2010; it seemed like he was doing better after his suicide attempt in January of last year. He popped up at New York City's Comedy Cellar to do a short set and even...

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Read a whole bunch of Mindy Kaling’s new book for free!

By | May 26, 2011 at 11:15 am | No comments

Yes, yes: You read only twitterature these days. Well, instead of 140 characters, we prefer one character: meaning Kelly Kapoor, the brilliant creation of the hottie hyphenate (actor-writer-producer) Mindy Kaling of The Office. Sorry, it may cut into your precious tweeting...

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Watch Gilbert Gottfried's amazingly NSFW trailer for "Rubber Balls and Liquor"

By | April 19, 2011 at 3:00 pm | No comments

Controversial comedian Gilbert Gottfried will unleash his new book Rubber Balls and Liquor on the masses one week from today. As any even semi-proficient comedy enthusiast knows, Gottfried's stage act is completely opposite of the roles the mainstream has seen him in-- he voices...

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Win a dinner with Demetri Martin

By | March 28, 2011 at 9:44 am | No comments

I’ve heard of authors offering incentives for pre-ordering and buying their books, but this one’s a new one to me. Demetri Martin is offering quite a prize to one lucky person who pre-orders his new book, This is a Book, by Monday afternoon: a dinner date. He’s...

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Chris Rock talks crack, gangsta rap, more: an excerpt from Neil Strauss' new book

By | March 10, 2011 at 5:49 pm | No comments

Few journalists have logged more hours picking celebrity brains as six-time New York Times best-selling author Neil Strauss has. He’s hung with, and ultimately written about the likes of legendary rock band Motley Crue, pornstar-turned-mainstream success Jenna Jameson and...

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