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Barack Obama’s chief economist is a comedian, has appeared on the Daily Show

By | September 10, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments

Austan Goolsbee, President Obama’s Chief Economist on the Economic Recovery Advisory Board, is set to take over as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, according to the Washington Post. But if you think all government officials—especially economists—are boring,...

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Lady Gaga's brother exposed by Nick Swardson on Comedy Central

By | September 9, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments

In July, we gave you the first taste of the highly anticipated Nick Swardson's Pretend Time, the comedian's sketch show that will premiere on Comedy Central on Oct. 12. Today, we're stoked to give you a follow-up taste. In the clip below, Swardson plays Lady Gaga's brother...

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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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Super Troopers to release stand-up comedy DVD through Comedy Central

By | August 18, 2010 at 2:52 pm | No comments

Chances are if you're on this site, you've seen Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske on the big or small screen making you piss your pants with laughter. But you know them by Broken Lizard, or maybe by "the dudes in Super Troopers and...

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Exclusive video interview: Whitney Cummings

By | August 17, 2010 at 12:10 am | No comments

We've been following the bubbling rise of Whitney Cummings' career for the last few years. An East Coast transplant living in Hollywood, she's made a name for herself writing for the ultra popular Comedy Central roasts and then getting in front of the cameras for the first time...

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Comedy Central's Daniel Tosh breaks his own ratings record

By | July 30, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 3 comments

Comedy Central’s Tosh.0 keeps climbing up the ratings latter. On Wednesday the show reached a new high, bringing in 2.7 million viewers. This broke the old record Tosh set on July 7, the show raked in 2.4 million, displacing Chappelle’s Show as the most watched show on that...

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Comedy Central hits Israel in 2011

By | July 29, 2010 at 1:12 pm | No comments

At the start of next year, Comedy Central will debut its network in Israel, making it available to more than 1.3 million households. According to the Hollywood Reporter: “The channel will broadcast a mix of international and local comedy programming; from timeless classics to...

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New Futurama tonight on Comedy Central; check out a preview

By | July 29, 2010 at 10:39 am | No comments

In the latest Futurama episode, we learn that if you’re taking someone out to lunch, you should show up on time. The ever-tardy Fry is late to Leela’s birthday lunch. Little does he know that she carried on with the meal without him. Check out a clip below and be sure to...

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