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Steve Carell’s celebrity game show ‘Riot’ boasts Tom Green, D.L. Hughley, Mayim Bialik, more!

Steve Carell’s celebrity game show ‘Riot’ boasts Tom Green, D.L. Hughley, Mayim Bialik, more!

By | April 13, 2014 at 4:21 pm | No comments

Steve Carell's celebrity improv game show Riot has been ordered to series and will feature famous guests including Jason Alexander, Cheryl Hines and Carell himself! Originally developed under the name Slide Show, Riot has a regular cast of contestants playing improv games with...

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Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood at Just For Laughs (Review)

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood at Just For Laughs (Review)

By | July 27, 2013 at 8:08 pm | No comments

MONTREAL – While the art of improv can be a polarizing comedy sub-genre for comedians and comedy fans alike, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone hating on those who are part of the Whose Line is it Anyway? family. Specifically, master improvisers Colin Mochrie and Brad...

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Jenna Elfman shines a light on comedy charity Laugh For Sight (Interview)

Jenna Elfman shines a light on comedy charity Laugh For Sight (Interview)

By | March 6, 2012 at 10:37 am | No comments

Jenna Elfman is known not just for her wide-ranging work on television and in movies, but also for her varied philanthropic causes. Most recently, the Damages actress walked in the Red Dress Collection fashion show – along with Rebecca Romijn, Hilary Duff and more – on Feb....

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Marc Maron, Harland Williams to play benefit show for late comic Angelo Bowers

Marc Maron, Harland Williams to play benefit show for late comic Angelo Bowers

By | January 5, 2012 at 11:19 pm | No comments

This coming Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Improv in Hollywood, Marc Maron, Harland Williams and more will perform at a show to benefit the family of late comedian Angelo Bowers, who died early Tuesday morning after sustaining injuries from a car crash caused by a drunk driver. He...

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Multi-city comedy benefit featuring Maron, Papa, Quinn and more raises money for Haiti

Multi-city comedy benefit featuring Maron, Papa, Quinn and more raises money for Haiti

By | November 17, 2011 at 12:04 pm | One comment

Jodi Lieberman, Amber J. Lawson and Zoe Friedman are three powerhouses in the world of comedy, and I'm proud to say I know them all! They teamed up to create Transforming The World Through Comedy, a philanthropic organization simply known as TWT, because they said they wanted to...

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Jeffrey Ross, Eddie Pepitone, more celebrate National Lampoon Twitter Awards (Videos)

Jeffrey Ross, Eddie Pepitone, more celebrate National Lampoon Twitter Awards (Videos)

By | October 12, 2011 at 12:14 pm | No comments

You might have heard rumor, but it's true: The National Lampoon Twitter Awards were not a joke. Even though Jeffrey Ross said in his acceptance speech, "I want to thank National Lampoon for reminding us that they exist," and Modern Family co-executive producer Danny Zuker...

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National Lampoon Twitter Awards guests revealed; event goes down Oct. 6

National Lampoon Twitter Awards guests revealed; event goes down Oct. 6

By | September 28, 2011 at 4:17 pm | No comments

On Oct. 6, the folks at National Lampoon will be performing a great service for the comedy community. They’ll be honoring the best comedic Twitterers of our time. The 1st Annual National Lampoon Twitter Awards is going down at the Melrose Improv in Los Angeles (some tickets...

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Interview with Rob Riggle, ultimate Renaissance comedy machine

Interview with Rob Riggle, ultimate Renaissance comedy machine

By | May 9, 2011 at 12:40 pm | No comments

Comedian Rob Riggle is everywhere. He's on the big screen, the small screen, and stages across America, and now, on a webseries produced by AXE Shower Gel and Comedy Central Digital, hosting the AXE Dirtcathalon. Punchline Magazine got a chance to catch up with Riggle and his...

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Matt Walsh: High on improv

By | April 25, 2011 at 9:40 am | No comments

Improvisation in cinema has been tried a few times over history. The films of auteur Robert Altman were noted to use a script as merely a blueprint from which the actors improvised from. As the sophistication of certain audiences has risen, improvisation on screen has become...

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