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The Set List: Punchline’s weekly comedy news wrap-up, Feb. 14, 2011

By | February 14, 2011 at 3:10 pm | One comment

A comedy fan's Valentine's Day would be incomplete without a nicely packaged comedy news wrap-up. Right? Right. That's why we're gifting you with a new episode of The Set List, our weekly video series, wherein comedian Justin Schlegel lets you know what and who is going on in...

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Kathy Griffin will do stand-up comedy on Broadway

By | February 11, 2011 at 12:20 pm | One comment

Want to see some comedy on Broadway that isn’t “Spiderman”? Kathy Griffin announced yesterday that she’s performing eight stand-up comedy shows on Broadway called “Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony,” beginning March 11 and running through March 19. If I didn’t know any...

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Kathy Griffin will crank out four stand-up specials for Bravo in one year

By | January 5, 2011 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments

Kathy Griffin has just landed a deal with Bravo to air four, yes, FOUR new stand-up comedy specials in 2011 – one in each quarter of the year. And yes, each one will be an hour long. "We are continuing to expand to new formats and genres and there is no better way to start...

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Grammy committee once again proves they don't give a shit about comedy

By | December 2, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 12 comments

Ah, yes. It's that time of year again when the mainstream entertainment industry reminds us just how much they don't give a shit about the world of stand-up comedy by doling out Grammy nominations to some of the least deserving -- but wildly popular -- artists. It's also the...

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Kathy Griffin shows off her undies to secure Emmy nominations

By | June 3, 2010 at 1:03 pm | No comments

What's the best way to get noticed by the Emmy nomination committee? If you answered "strip," you're correct. And you also may be Kathy Griffin. Today, the Hollywood Reporter is running a "For Your Consideration" ad featuring a seductive Griffin in nothing but her lingerie....

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Leno, Rock, Griffin, more come together for Sam Kinison tribute

By | October 22, 2009 at 4:13 pm | One comment

EPIX, a new premium cable channel announced that it will air a tribute show for the late comedian, Sam Kinison. Sam Kinison: Back from Hell will feature interviews and performances by Chris Rock, Kathy Griffin, Jay Leno, George Lopez, and Denis Leary among others. "We're...

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Kathy Griffin petitions to win Oprah’s acceptance

By | August 21, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 30 comments

Anointment from the Poprah through her monthly book club can turn civilian writers into celebrity authors overnight. So comedian and tormented D-lister Kathy Griffin is using the power of the petition to try to persuade Her Eminence, Oprah Winfrey, to bestow the literary...

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Kathy Griffin will roast Joan Rivers, promises ‘verbal pap smear’

By | July 7, 2009 at 9:05 am | No comments

It's a match made in bitchy comedy heaven. Comedy Central has announced that Emmy and Grammy nominated Kathy Griffin - she of the D list - will serve as Roastmaster for Comedy Central's Roast of Joan Rivers, premiering Aug. 9. Here's what Griffin said about her upcoming dream...

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Bo Burnham: Barely legal comedy

By | June 23, 2008 at 1:08 am | 4 comments

A year ago, not-yet-legal Bo Burnham was just a scrawny kid from the suburbs who had a knack for writing funny songs. But now, millions of YouTube views and a record deal with Comedy Central have made the kid a star. If you spend a lot of time on YouTube, chances are you've...

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