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The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

By | August 4, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments

As anyone in show business can attest to, the entertainment industry can be horribly cutthroat and demoralizing. Everyone has to pay their dues, do their time, and otherwise work their way from relatively uninspiring, embarrassing, or generically shitty roles and jobs. Of...

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Dave Chappelle upsets charity audience with “sh*tty show” (Video)

Dave Chappelle upsets charity audience with “sh*tty show” (Video)

By | July 23, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 11 comments

UPDATE: 7:30 pm EST Dave Chappelle performed last night -- this time, it was a 10-minute spot at Hard Rock Live (same venue) in Hollywood, FL and apologized for his "bad attitude" at Friday night's show. For the full story, read the original account below. It seems Dave...

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Dave Chappelle has our attention, but does he want it that way?

By | June 17, 2011 at 4:49 pm | No comments

Yesterday, the comedy world had its hopes raised and then quickly dashed. There was rumor, started by iPad publication The Daily that Dave Chappelle was thinking about creating another show-- perhaps for an Internet outlet like Hulu or Netflix. But that idea was squashed by...

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Interview: Nick Cannon returns to stand-up comedy in style

By | May 16, 2011 at 10:45 am | No comments

Coming on the heels of the television premiere of his first-ever stand-up comedy special Mr. Showbiz this past weekend on Showtime, Nick Cannon goes wide with the digital release of the album version today (Buy here). You'll be able to snag the album from New Wave Dynamics in...

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Punchline Magazine’s 10 favorite marijuana-related video comedy bits

By | April 19, 2011 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments

Tomorrow is April 20. (It's today if you're reading this on Wednesday). For those who don't smoke marijuana on a regular basis, it's just Wednesday. For pot heads worldwide, however, 4/20 is the biggest day of the year; it's the day when stoners get more stoned than usual or at...

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The little comedy documentary that could

By | August 11, 2010 at 7:36 am | One comment

How does one relatively unknown comedian rise above the pack? And what does his story of struggle have to do with the rest of the stand-up comedy world? Salty Language, Peppered Morals, the little comedy documentary that could, tries to get some answers. The film’s title...

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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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Daniel Tosh displaces Dave Chappelle as Comedy Central ratings champ in timeslot

By | July 9, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 10 comments

On Wednesday night, a record 2.4 million people tuned into Tosh.0, Daniel Tosh’s weekly roast of all things dumb on the Internet. Why is this important? Well, as Deadline.com points out, the show Tosh.0 fills Comedy Central’s 10:30 p.m. Wednesday slot right after South Park,...

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Dave Chappelle breaks down man on man rape

By | April 14, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 6 comments

On his 1990 album, Parental Advisory, the late George Carlin makes the case against censors who say there's just some topics that cannot be joked about because those topics are inherently unfunny or just plain mean. Take rape, Carlin says. "'You can't joke about rape; rape's not...

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