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How much should comedians play up their ethnicity?

How much should comedians play up their ethnicity?

By | August 19, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 11 comments

This year late night TV has seen the likes of Reggie Watts, Hannibal Buress, Ian Edwards, and more bring their unique stand-up comedy to the masses on Conan, the Late Show with David Letterman, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Recently, Portland comic Ron Funches killed it with his...

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Watch Dave Chappelle’s first real interview in five years

Watch Dave Chappelle’s first real interview in five years

By | August 15, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 5 comments

"Comedy is a very approval oriented field," says comedian Dave Chappelle in his first interview in five years. Currently, the world's population is just under seven billion people. Having everyone liking a single person is a statistical impossibility, much less thinking they're...

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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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