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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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Jim Gaffigan: The Punchline Mag audio interview

By | November 30, 2010 at 1:44 pm | One comment

For years now, comedy giant Jim Gaffigan has been selling out theaters across the country, popping up in movies and on television and releasing stellar albums and DVDs. And now, he's adding Broadway actor to his resume as he recently landed a co-starring role in That...

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Jim Gaffigan becomes fourth stand-up comedian to join Broadway show casts in recent months

By | November 4, 2010 at 11:59 am | No comments

Doing movies was soooo 2009. Broadway shows are all the rage now in the comedy world. Jim Gaffigan has become the fourth stand-up comedian to recently sign on to do a Broadway play, joining Chris Rock, Robin Williams and Colin Quinn (his one-man show Long Story Short). This...

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First photos released of new Zach Galifianakis, Jim Gaffigan drama

By | July 12, 2010 at 2:50 pm | One comment

The first set photos of Zach Galifianakis’ new flick, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, were just released today. The movie – also starring Jim Gaffigan and The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi (currently starring in The Last Airbender) -- which is based on Ned Vizzini’s young...

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Chris Hardwick's Nerdist Podcast hits home

By | April 15, 2010 at 12:20 pm | No comments

Comedy nerd is a term that has been used to describe me. I don't know if that's a fair assessment but I do love comedy. Watching it, talking about it, writing it - I even love just listening to other people talk about it. I feel like it's safe to assume that most the readers...

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Jim Gaffigan plays Israel; we analyze the hell out of it

By | April 6, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments

It's common wisdom that some of the best comedians are outsiders, standing at the fringe of society lobbing critiques inward. But it's also common wisdom that white, tall, blond, Catholics are not outsiders, at least not in America, at least for another year or two. In fact...

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Jim Gaffigan will star opposite Pierce Brosnan and Ed Harris

By | February 12, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 3 comments

Beloved comic Jim Gaffigan is slated to star in the up-coming film Salvation Boulevard alongside veteran actors Pierce Brosnan and Ed Harris. The flick is about a former Deadhead-turned-born-again Christian on the run from zealous members of his mega-church who are trying to...

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The 10 best stand-up comedy DVDs of 2009

By | December 21, 2009 at 10:14 am | One comment

For the past few years, the release of stand-up CDs and DVDs seems to be more popular than ever. Sometimes a production company will release just a CD or just a DVD-- sometimes they're packaged together. The DVDs listed below fall under one of the last two categories. And...

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eBay enlists Jim Gaffigan, Kevin Hart, Black and Showalter

By | November 30, 2009 at 5:23 pm | No comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like… The holidays (Punchline Magazine is non-denominational)! To lighten things up for the shopping season, the fun loving folks at ebay has launched a cool new ad campaign featuring comedian spokesmen. Jim Gaffigan, Kevin Hart and the duo of...

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