Browsing Tag Comedy Central Records

Mike Birbiglia's "Sleepwalk with Me" album drops tomorrow; celebrate with new animation!

By | April 18, 2011 at 4:59 pm | No comments

Back in May 2009, Mike Birbiglia began releasing animations to go along with some of his previously recorded bits. They haven’t been coming fast and furiously, but they’ve been excellent—each and every one. Props go to animator Matt Czap. Just yesterday, his fourth hit...

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Interview: Who are you, Reggie Watts?

By | April 11, 2011 at 10:19 am | No comments

What Reggie Watts does onstage has been described in many different ways the last few years. Mostly it comes down to "comedian" or "musical comedian." After all, Comedy Central Records released his album Why Shit So Crazy? last year; he's toured with comedians (Conan, anyone?)...

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Natasha Leggero's exclusive video interview with Punchline Magazine

By | March 21, 2011 at 12:47 pm | No comments

Recently, comedian Natasha Leggero had a spike in popularity after becoming the first woman nutbag Charlie Sheen responded to on Twitter. Natasha, in her typical scathingly sarcastic tone, tweeted "Charlie Sheen is our Egypt" and Sheen replied, "I'll take it." Forbes decided...

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Louis Katz: If These Balls Could Talk

By | March 11, 2011 at 2:01 pm | One comment

Halfway through If These Balls Could Talk (which, incidentally, is probably the most aptly-titled comedy album of the year), Louis Katz offers an apology: “I’m sorry I talk about sex so much.” It is a lie. He is not sorry, not even slightly. And if you’re in the mood...

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Featured review: Daniel Tosh– "Happy Thoughts"

By | March 3, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 103 comments

Like Jim Norton and Patrice O’Neal, Sarah Silverman and Lisa Lampanelli, Daniel Tosh clearly belongs to Comics Without Borders, a cadre of comedians that fearlessly (some scolds may say tastelessly) crosses boundaries to deliver jokes to those in need…of convulsive...

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MC Mr. Napkins: Comedy rapper's delight

By | December 13, 2010 at 9:56 am | No comments

Jokes and raps have a lot of in common — beats, punch lines, the spoken word — but few practitioners have been able to consistently marry the two in a way that’s not hacky or downright embarrassing. MC Mr. Napkins, aka Zach Sherwin, is an exception. He recently released...

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Exclusive video interview with Doug Benson

By | August 31, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 4 comments

Doug Benson, just today, released a new album through Comedy Central Records. It's called Hypocritical Oaf. And it is filled with what you'd expect-- stoned out ruminations on the mundane facets of life. To celebrate the release of Oaf, his third album, Punchline Magazine's...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Nick Thune

By | August 27, 2010 at 10:25 am | 2 comments

The new installment of our video interview series A Tight Five brings us to comedian Nick Thune. Recorded while we were at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival earlier this year, this may go down as the interview recorded latest in the day in the three year history of A Tight Five....

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Comedian Joe DeRosa shares secrets of seduction on Atom.com video

By | June 25, 2010 at 11:33 am | No comments

Just this week, comedian Joe DeRosa released his debut album, The Depression Auction, on Comedy Central Records. At this point it's available digitally only. I know some of Comedy Central's digital-only releases have gone on to be released traditionally with packaging (if the...

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