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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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Video interview: A Tight Five with Hannibal Buress

By | July 29, 2010 at 11:47 am | One comment

The online comedy world has been abuzz all this week about the release of comedian Hannibal Buress' debut album My Name is Hannibal. We'd like to believe our early review of the disc weeks ago helped create said buzz. More than likely, however, it's just that the album, put out...

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Hannibal Buress: My Name is Hannibal.

By | July 8, 2010 at 11:58 am | 3 comments

Hannibal Buress can easily be admired for many things; but what holds his consistently funny act together is persistence. Persistence is the trademark of a skilled comic who can seamlessly move beyond observation and then delve into the furthest logical conclusion a situation...

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Comedy Matters with Ray Romano, Tom Rhodes, Amy Schumer

By | June 21, 2010 at 8:04 am | No comments

Ray Romano Comes To The Strip Ray Romano accidentally made $7 for his very first paid gig ever in his career, at The Comic Strip. He was supposed to be doing a non-paid “late night” spot, when the last booked comic of the evening didn’t show up, and Ray was asked to take...

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Victor Varnado: Comedy nerd king

By | March 23, 2010 at 12:17 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_6032" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="photo by Anya Garrett"][/caption] Victor Varnado is not your typical black comedian, and not just because his skin is far from dark. Determined to prove funny is funny, armed with little more than his wit and...

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Joe Piscopo scouts for stand-up talent for new TV show

By | December 23, 2009 at 11:30 am | No comments

After Dark with Joe Piscopo, a new TV variety series filming next year, is holding an audition showcase Dec. 29th at The Joynt in Chicago. Dubbed “Jokes @ The Joynt,” performers will have the chance to earn a spot in the upcoming series, which will feature performances from...

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