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Punchline Magazine giving away tickets to see Greg Giraldo

By | May 12, 2010 at 2:43 pm | No comments

We're happy to announce we're giving away a few pairs of tickets to see the amazing Greg Giraldo live at Comix in New York City.The shows are going down Thursday through Saturday, with two shows each on Friday and Saturday. Simply email us at punchlinemagazine@gmail.com and tell...

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Jerry Seinfeld sings Greg Giraldo's praises; Giraldo plays well with Paltrow

By | May 6, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments

On tonight's episode of The Marriage Ref (NBC, 10 pm EST) -- executive produced by Jerry Seinfeld and hosted by comedian Tom Papa -- one of my top three favorite comedians Greg Giraldo will sit on the judges panel-- next to friggin' Gwyneth Paltrow. I never thought I'd see the...

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Can you say one country's comedians are 'better' than another country's comedians?

By | April 7, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments

In what I can only describe as one of the most pointless and ill-conceived analyses on the subject of comedy, Troy Media yesterday, in a pair of op-eds (“American Comedians Can’t Hold a Candle to their Canadian Counterparts” and “Why Americans Love Canadian Comedians”)...

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Last Comic Standing live semi-finals scheduled

By | April 5, 2010 at 9:36 pm | No comments

Can you smell it, comedy fans? It’s getting closer. The premiere – and return after a year hiatus – of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, set for June 7, is fast approaching. And not just because we know how to read a calendar, but because we found out when and where the...

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Giraldo, Ansari, DeGeneres to headline TBS' Just For Laughs festival

By | March 24, 2010 at 10:23 am | One comment

"Very Funny" Festival: Just For Laughs presented by TBS is returning to Chicago this June for its second annual event. Boasting heavy hitters like Greg Giraldo, Aziz Ansari, Jim Norton, Ellen DeGeneres, Cedric The Entertainer, Denis Leary, and Russell Peters, the festival will...

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The 10 best comedy albums of 2009

By | December 9, 2009 at 10:29 am | No comments

This past year was an incredibly strong time for stand-up comedy albums. It wasn't easy for us to whittle down the list to just 10, but then what's the fun in including everyone in a list? Like our list last year, the below selections have nothing to do with how popular each...

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Michael Ian Black, Greg Giraldo film pilot for NBC, get tickets

By | November 11, 2009 at 4:23 pm | No comments

The Brits have done it again! The wildly popular island nation that offered up fabulous originals for fabulous Yank rip-offs like The Office, The Weakest Link, and Coupling (okay, maybe not Coupling) have now given us Have I Got News For You, a quiz show chock-full of...

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Greg Giraldo calls Obama out + audio editorial

By | August 13, 2009 at 11:08 am | One comment

Yesterday, I wrote about Greg Giraldo's first ever hour-long special Midlife Vices will premiere this Sunday, Aug. 16 at 10 pm EST on Comedy Central. Having seen an advanced copy of the special last night, I'd like to strongly suggest you plan your weekend around this television...

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It's about fucking time: Greg Giraldo's one hour special premieres Sunday

By | August 12, 2009 at 10:22 am | One comment

I've said it before and I'll say it again, I'm sure, many times on Punchline Magazine. Greg Giraldo is one of the best comedians working today. Personally, he constantly floats around in my top three, along with Marc Maron and Brian Regan. Well, Giraldo has FINALLY -- after two...

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