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Michael Ian Black, Doug Benson and more launch WitStream

By | November 4, 2009 at 5:06 pm | No comments

WitStream, the new Twitter-like site that focuses on the tweets of comedians, enjoyed a festive launch on Monday night at Comix in New York City. Michael Ian Black, who co-founded the site, hosted the show. He was also on-hand throughout, critiquing the live feed of his peers’...

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Michael Ian Black launches site for Twitter comedians

By | October 22, 2009 at 4:07 pm | No comments

Nothing hits the spot like a snappy one liner. Twitter, with its 140 character or less update system, has become the go-to spot for comedy fans to get frequently updated content from their favorite comedians. The only problem is, you have to sift through an awful lot of boring...

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Comedian gives stand-up crowds a chance to find love

By | July 27, 2009 at 2:04 pm | One comment

[caption id="attachment_1751" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Helen Hong"][/caption] When Comix in Manhattan first asked Helen Hong, TV producer and stand-up comedienne, to host a show that would attract an Asian crowd, Hong was pessimistic. “An Asian comedian...

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Video Interview: A Tight Five with Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter

By | July 8, 2009 at 10:06 am | No comments

This is a first. Never before had we spoken to two comedians at one time on an episode of A Tight Five. But somehow we pulled it off. Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter sat down with Punchline Magazine's own Dylan Gadino to chat about their new  show, Michael and Michael...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Steven Wright

By | June 17, 2009 at 9:55 am | No comments

In a very special episode of A Tight Five, we sit down with comedy legend Steven Wright. Fresh off the heels of his re-released classic first album I Have a Pony -- his first HBO special is also included -- and a Letterman appearance, Wright opened up about hunting for change to...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Kyle Grooms

By | June 3, 2009 at 9:09 am | No comments

On this week's episode of A Tight Five, we sit down with comedian Kyle Grooms to chat about what drove him to do an Obama impression onstage, Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima's big hairy hands, his new album and much more. A Tight Five is a production of Punchline...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Pete Correale

By | May 28, 2009 at 7:58 pm | No comments

This week on A Tight Five, Punchline Magazine's web series wherein editor Dylan Gadino interviews comedians onstage at Comix in New York City, Pete Correale sits down for a chat. His huge one-hour Comedy Central special The Things We Do For Love premieres May 30 at 11 p.m. We've...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Bill Burr

By | May 20, 2009 at 9:34 am | No comments

In a brand-spanking new episode of our video interview series A Tight Five, Punchline Magazine editor Dylan Gadino sits down with comedian Bill Burr to chat about why he moved to LA from New York City, why he still says he doesn't know how to tell a joke, the time someone...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Frank Caliendo

By | December 10, 2008 at 3:29 pm | No comments

Comedian Frank Caliendo joins Punchline Magazine editor Dylan Gadino in this week's episode of A Tight Five. In addition to bringing some impressions along, the Frank TV star tells us about why he doesn't wear a wedding ring, what it takes to be a good impressionist and shows...

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