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Dana Gould returns to television with a stellar stand-up set on Kimmel

Dana Gould returns to television with a stellar stand-up set on Kimmel

By | January 20, 2012 at 1:38 pm | No comments

If you've been wondering what Dana Gould, longtime writer for The Simpsons, former writer at the Ben Stiller Show, and esteemed stand-up comedian (Chris Rock admitted to admiring Gould while auditioning for Saturday Night Live) has been up to-- besides making this amazing short,...

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Paul Provenza and friends bring improvised stand-up comedy to Montreal, Edinburgh

By | May 3, 2011 at 3:00 pm | No comments

Improvised stand-up? Have you ever heard of such a thing? Or, maybe you think you've seen that go down when some stand-up has nowhere to go with their material. Actually, a new live show produced by comedians Troy Conrad and Paul Provenza, Set List, further refines the idea of...

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Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about funny shit

By | April 19, 2011 at 10:20 am | No comments

Good morning, comedy news wanters. You may have noticed that from time to time, I've been collecting some links and throwing them at you some mornings. Why am I doing this, you might be asking. Well, sometimes we, at Punchline Magazine, need to get you comedy-related info that...

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Doug Benson, George Lopez, Dana Gould take part in “Tweet The Joke”

By | January 26, 2011 at 11:18 am | One comment

[caption id="attachment_5203" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Doug Benson"][/caption] Aside from being an outlet for inane and narcissistic status updates, Twitter is a first-class outlet for stand-up comedians, whether they’re making punchy jokes or interacting with...

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Thursday stand-up video: 'The A-List'

By | December 30, 2010 at 6:23 pm | No comments

When I was very little, I would frequently sleep over at my Grandma's house Not just because she waited on me hand and foot but because she had CABLE. More importantly, she had Comedy Central. I would stay up very late watching shows like Who's Line is it Anyway and The A-List....

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The 10 best stand-up comedy DVDs of 2009

By | December 21, 2009 at 10:14 am | 2 comments

For the past few years, the release of stand-up CDs and DVDs seems to be more popular than ever. Sometimes a production company will release just a CD or just a DVD-- sometimes they're packaged together. The DVDs listed below fall under one of the last two categories. And...

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Dana Gould: Anger and frustration, the cornerstones of great comedy

By | October 15, 2008 at 2:01 am | No comments

By Ben Kharakh On the advice of the late George Carlin, comedian Dana Gould held back the social critic inside of him for years. Now, the veteran comic and former Simpsons scribe is older, wiser and funnier. And lucky for him, the world is more fucked up than ever. Let the...

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Just For Laughs: Montreal's comedy fest in its 26th year

By | July 14, 2008 at 1:00 am | No comments

Just For Laughs in Montreal is where every comedian aspires to perform and where every comedy fan enjoys the fruit of those comics' labor. Last week began the English-speaking portion of Just For Laughs in Montreal, the largest and longest running comedy festival in the world....

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