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Watch an uncut 35 minute interview with Greg Giraldo, who would’ve been 47 today (Video)

Watch an uncut 35 minute interview with Greg Giraldo, who would’ve been 47 today (Video)

By | December 10, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments

Comedian Greg Giraldo would've been 47 years old today. In light of that, I thought I'd repost this unedited video interview I conducted with Greg six months before his death. Note that at the time this site was called Punchline Magazine, hence the name of the file and such. I...

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Watch comedian Mike E. Winfield deal with sleeping audience member; what would you have done?

Watch comedian Mike E. Winfield deal with sleeping audience member; what would you have done?

By | August 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | One comment

There's a number of ways in which a skilled comedian can handle a persistent heckler. Sometimes, it's a matter of straight-up engagement; maybe ignoring said heckler shuts them down; perhaps a burly bouncer can help out. Dealing with hecklers is an art in itself. But how does a...

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Artie Lange confirms return to radio, opens up about his recovery

Artie Lange confirms return to radio, opens up about his recovery

By | July 21, 2011 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments

Embattled comedian Artie Lange, who's been off the radio airwaves since his suicide attempt in January of last year, confirmed today that he'll be returning to the job on Sept. 12. But, it won't be with Howard Stern. Lange told comedian Joe Matarese, on his podcast Fixing Joe,...

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Breaking: Greg Giraldo benefit show will feature Daniel Tosh, Whitney Cummings, Tom Papa, more

By | May 20, 2011 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments

Though it hasn't officially been announced, we can exclusively report that there will be a show in Los Angeles to honor late comedian Greg Giraldo, with proceeds benefiting his family. Comedians Daniel Tosh, Whitney Cummings, Tom Papa, Jeffrey Ross, Bill Burr, Jesse Joyce and...

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Nick Di Paolo: Questioning your beliefs

By | April 18, 2011 at 10:43 am | No comments

There are certain comics -- Marc Maron, Greg Giraldo (RIP), Greg Proops, for instance -- who I seek out for catharsis-- to hear and to feel a much more artfully-produced version of my own thoughts. I, like others, find comfort in reaffirmation. That's natural, right? Then,...

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Greg Giraldo tribute on Comedy Central set for March 18

By | March 8, 2011 at 8:31 am | 3 comments

A tribute to late comedian Greg Giraldo, who died last September, will premiere on Comedy Central on March 18 at 11:30 pm EST. Give It Up for Greg Giraldo will feature interviews with the comedian's comedy friends, including Jon Stewart, Jim Gaffigan, Conan O’Brien, Dave...

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Greg Giraldo benefit to be held at comedian's alma mater

By | February 15, 2011 at 3:42 pm | No comments

Hot on the heels of last week's huge benefit show at the Beacon Theater in New York for the family of Greg Giraldo, comes a two-night celebration of the well-loved comedian-- this time, it's going down at Columbia University, Greg's alma mater. From March 7 - 8, at the Ivy...

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Greg Giraldo Fund For Children Living in Families with Addiction established

By | February 7, 2011 at 12:16 pm | No comments

Just two days before a group of incredible comedians are set to perform at the Beacon theater in New York in honor of the late Greg Giraldo and to help raise funds for his three children, Giraldo's wife MaryAnn and the National Youth Recovery Foundation announced a new...

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Jesse Joyce: Pro Joyce

By | February 6, 2011 at 8:52 pm | No comments

Jesse Joyce doesn’t do cocaine. It’s not his fault that he has ‘a look and demeanor that seems to imply I do a lot of blow.’ But his jittery, rapid-fire delivery, coupled with a keen pair of ‘enormous coke eyes,’ helps Joyce deliver big on his debut album, Pro...

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