Browsing Tag Comedy Central

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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Comedy Central and NY Comedy Fest extend their partnership

By | June 2, 2011 at 12:45 pm | No comments

Comedy Central and the New York Comedy Festival announced the two parties will continue their relationship for at least the next three years. Said marriage offers festival performers multimedia exposure on the network's various outlets, from online video to the regular ol’ TV...

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Norm Macdonald has a book club!

By | May 27, 2011 at 2:16 pm | No comments

As of yesterday, @NormsBookClub on Twitter is where Norm Macdonald will reportedly announce and discuss various pieces of literature with his current 3,000 followers on that account.  The first book assigned is All The King's Men by Robert Warren Penn. It's unclear whether...

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Interview with Rob Riggle, ultimate Renaissance comedy machine

Interview with Rob Riggle, ultimate Renaissance comedy machine

By | May 9, 2011 at 12:40 pm | No comments

Comedian Rob Riggle is everywhere. He's on the big screen, the small screen, and stages across America, and now, on a webseries produced by AXE Shower Gel and Comedy Central Digital, hosting the AXE Dirtcathalon. Punchline Magazine got a chance to catch up with Riggle and his...

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Patton Oswalt will guest star on Futurama

By | May 9, 2011 at 11:41 am | 2 comments

As we get closer to the premiere of an all-new season of Futurama, the folks at Comedy Central have been teasing us with a daily look inside what's to come. Today, our friends at Comedy Central Insider revealed that Patton Oswalt will guest star on an upcoming episode; and they...

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Video: South Park takes on the Royal Wedding on Wednesday

By | May 9, 2011 at 11:12 am | No comments

This Wednesday marks another new episode of South Park. And it looks like this time, the boys take on the complete buffoonery of the recent Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton. Let's take a wee look at a preview below! Royal PuddingTags: SOUTHPARKIke...

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Futurama's new season premieres in 50 days; watch a preview now

By | May 4, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments

If there's one thing I know about Futurama fans, it's that they're fucking crazy-- in a good way. I think. How do I know this? Well, our good friends at the Comedy Central Insider do an excellent job of keeping everyone appraised of that fact in their recurring Futurama...

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Comedy Central schedules Bin Laden-themed South Park episodes

By | May 2, 2011 at 8:53 pm | No comments

Osama Bin Laden is dead. And there's no way the folks over at Comedy Central and especially South Park were just going to ignore it-- especially since the network has a pair of Bin Laden-themed episodes in their archive. So, this Wednesday you'll be able to continue the joyful...

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Comedian Kumail Nanjiani plays agoraphobic lawyer on new TNT drama 'Franklin & Bash'

By | April 18, 2011 at 11:44 am | No comments

After making the move from Chicago to New York City in 2007, comedian Kumail Nanjiani's career has taken off. He's contributed to and made appearances on Michael and Michael Have Issues (RIP), The Colbert Report and many others-- not to mention, Variety named him as one of 10...

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