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Hannibal Buress and Jonah Hill strike a sitcom deal with Fox

Hannibal Buress and Jonah Hill strike a sitcom deal with Fox

By | October 11, 2011 at 12:59 pm | One comment

UPDATE: 3:12 pm ET When asked to give a little background on what the Buress-Hill project might look like, Buress told Laughspin this: "All I can say right now is that the head writer will be Ron Artest/Metta World Peace. I'm excited to see the direction that he takes the...

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Laughspin’s look inside comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Part 9)

Laughspin’s look inside comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Part 9)

By | August 25, 2011 at 2:27 pm | No comments

EDINBURGH -- Todd Barry knows his food. He has a whole “food chunk” in his act. His quest for food has created awkward exchanges on Twitter with the Kansas City Airport and followers from Los Angeles. Yet, when I ask him what’s good to eat here in Edinburgh, he recommends...

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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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Bonnaroo comedy lineup revealed; Lewis Black, Donald Glover and more

By | April 6, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 7 comments

Though the comedian lineup hasn't been officially announced for the highly anticipated Bonnaroo festival going down in Manchester, TN in June, we've got a list for you. Below are the comedians we hear will be performing. Check it out! Lewis Black Cheech Marin Ralphie May the...

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Indie comedy show turns into film; Gaffigan, Maron, Garofalo show support

By | February 8, 2011 at 5:09 pm | One comment

If I’m a sucker for one kind of movie, it’s the comedy documentary. Sadly, it’s not the most common genre, but a new trailer has just been released for a film that will please any comedy nerd. Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film!, by Liam McEneaney and Victor Varnado,...

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The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2010

By | December 6, 2010 at 10:30 am | 14 comments

We're quite excited to post this-- our annual list and guide to Punchline Magazine's favorite comedy albums of the year. A few notes before we get started: First, a lot of comedy releases these days are produced as television specials first, then released as albums, DVDs or...

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Hannibal Buress shares a short film about his Gathering of the Juggalos experience

By | September 20, 2010 at 3:52 pm | No comments

For stand-up comedians, hecklers oftentimes seem not so much a nuisance as they are extra material to generate more audience laughs. So imagine what it must have been like for comic and former SNL writer (current 30 Rock scribe) Hannibal Buress to entertain the fine folks at...

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Comedian Hannibal Buress ejects lamp-wielding heckler

By | August 30, 2010 at 4:32 pm | One comment

Say what you what about Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s undisputed capitol of hipsterdom, but one thing it’s got going is smart, attentive people who are supportive of the arts. It’s known to New York comics as a fun place to put on a show, which is what makes the heckler in this...

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Exclusive: Hannibal Buress, Carolyn Castiglia rap to promote ‘My Name is Hannibal’

By | August 5, 2010 at 10:14 am | No comments

As most of you know, comedian Hannibal Buress released his comedy album My Name Is Hannibal last week. And at one point during the first week, it was the top selling comedy album on iTunes. So to remind you all to buy the album and get him back in the top spot, Hannibal, along...

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