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Punchline Mag analysis: Late night stand-up comedy spots not the career changer they used to be

By | June 27, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments

Late night talk shows used to be the break every comedian wanted. Five minutes on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson or the Late Show with David Letterman could catapult you from working comic to household name. And though it's nearly impossible to find a comedian who would...

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Conan O’Brien will make cameo on “How I Met Your Mother”

By | June 21, 2011 at 12:17 pm | No comments

Some of my favorite moments watching TV shows or movies is finding previously unknown actors with tiny, tiny roles or – even better – in the background shot as extras. Jenna Fischer (also known as Pam on The Office), for example, appeared in The 40 Year Old Virgin. Now you...

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Watch Conan O'Brien and Fred Armisen give graduation speeches!

By | June 13, 2011 at 9:34 am | No comments

Enlisting hip-as-hell comedic personalities to speak at graduations seems to be one of the most important charges a graduating class gives itself each year. To the credit of colleges across the country, the likes of Tina Fey, Jon Stewart, Bill Cosby and Amy Poehler have all...

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Review: “Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop”

Review: “Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop”

By | June 10, 2011 at 5:39 pm | No comments

In theaters June 24 As a Conan O’Brien fan who followed The Tonight Show ordeal as closely and obsessively as Internet access allowed, I’d describe the last two years of the host’s career as: a) hectic and b) well documented. Everybody interested in knowing what went...

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Andy Richter scores hosting gig for '$10,000 Pyramid'

By | May 18, 2011 at 12:24 pm | One comment

Do you remember that time Andy Richter, Conan O'Brien's longtime chat show sidekick, absolutely, unequivocally fucking crushed his opponents in Celebrity Jeopardy? It happened in 2009; actress Dana Delaney turned in a somewhat respectable showing, but the best part of the show...

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Stephen Colbert invades Letterman's monologue + a look back at his other drop-ins

By | May 5, 2011 at 11:44 am | No comments

Last night on Late Show with David Letterman, Stephen Colbert made a surprise appearance during Dave's monologue, which, of course was heavy on Osama Bin-Laden jokes. It turns out, The Colbert Report host had to tinkle real bad. Check it out below. The experience seems to...

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Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about funny shit

By | April 20, 2011 at 11:32 am | No comments

There was a lot of comedy thingies from yesterday that we couldn't get to posting-- or maybe there were things that didn't derserve its own post. So here are a bunch of links. You love links. [caption id="attachment_647" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Robin...

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Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about comedian shit

By | April 15, 2011 at 11:36 am | No comments

Listen, dudes. There’s a lot going on in the world of comedy these days. And we pride ourselves in getting you all that info as quickly as possible through our daily comedy news posts. But sometimes things crop up and it’s not really worth a full post, but it is worth a...

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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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