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Tom Papa lands ongoing radio show on SiriusXM; guests to include Jim Norton, Kathleen Madigan, Jeff Garlin

Tom Papa lands ongoing radio show on SiriusXM; guests to include Jim Norton, Kathleen Madigan, Jeff Garlin

By | July 29, 2011 at 5:46 pm | No comments

Originally a four-week special on Sirius XM Radio's Raw Dog Comedy channel, Come To Papa adopts the channel for a weekly program tipping off July 29 at 6 pm EST. During its limited run, host and comedian Tom Papa interviewed the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Colin Quinn, Nick...

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Jim Gaffigan joins Snickers to fight nationwide hunger (Video)

Jim Gaffigan joins Snickers to fight nationwide hunger (Video)

By | July 29, 2011 at 3:16 pm | No comments

If there's one thing Jim Gaffigan knows a lot about, its comedy. If there are two things Jim Gaffigan knows about, it's comedy and making babies (he's got four kids). Ok, let's say there are three things Jim Gaffigan knows about. These things would be comedy, making babies and...

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Video: Eugene Mirman uses Kickstarter to fund Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival

Video: Eugene Mirman uses Kickstarter to fund Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival

By | July 14, 2011 at 11:39 am | No comments

Old and busted: corporate sponsorship. New hotness: Kickstarter-funded ventures. So that means Eugene Mirman’s on the cutting edge of hot. The comedian announced that the next installment -- the fourth, as some might call it -- of the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival will be...

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Punchline Magazine analysis: Jim Gaffigan is more subversive than you think

By | March 31, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 23 comments

When you think of a comic who really speaks the truth, who really tells it like it is, when you think about a subversive comedian, who do you envision— leftist folks like David Cross or Janeane Garofalo; maybe libertarian Doug Stanhope? You know who you probably don’t...

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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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