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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 1

By | April 22, 2011 at 7:23 pm | No comments

PORTLAND, OR - The first night of Portland’s 4th annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival began last night and the skies of Oregon shined down. Literally. Like, it was over 50 degrees, you guys. There was sunshine. Every hipster in attendance was excited, but they would never tell...

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Comedian Mike DeStefano dies

By | March 7, 2011 at 11:43 am | 89 comments

Comedian Mike DeStefano, well respected for his brutally honest approach to stand-up comedy, passed away last night after suffering a heart attack. DeStefano, who gained some mainstream success last year due to his final five stature in the most recent season of Last Comic...

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Last Comic Standing’s Myq Kaplan releases new animation

By | September 29, 2010 at 11:57 am | No comments

In the newest example of stand-up comedy set to animation, comedian Myq Kaplan talks about the type of music he prefers to be introduced with when onstage, mocks his friends who build pyramids, and reveals who the Jewish savior actually is. Kaplan is currently on the nationwide...

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Video interview: Mike DeStefano

By | August 25, 2010 at 10:16 am | 6 comments

Just before the finale of Last Comic Standing, Punchline Magazine's Matthew Gill had a great chat with comedian Mike DeStefano, who landed in the final five of the NBC competition show. But honestly, his appearances on the show had nothing to do with us wanting to meet up with...

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Video interview: Last Comic Standing winner Felipe Esparza

By | August 12, 2010 at 11:24 am | No comments

Just days after comedian Felipe Esparza took first place in NBC's Last Comic Standing, Punchline Magazine's Matthew Gill sat down with the winner in East LA to chat about Felipe's $250,000 check, how young comics should handle the craft and much more. Check it out. And to get...

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Last Comic Standing FINALE: It’s Winner Time

By | August 9, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 5 comments

9:00 p.m. Well, we've arrived at tonight's season finale, this one's for all the clams. Clam, bam, thank you, ma'am. Here we are montaging through the season up until this point. Semifinalists turned into ten finalists, who scientifically morphed into the FINAL FIVE. Now that...

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Last Comic Standing, Week 8: Last Chance to Vote, America

By | August 2, 2010 at 9:01 pm | No comments

9:00 p.m. Oh gosh, the Battle for the Title is upon us! We're down to 6 contestants. Final Six might not have the alliterative ring of Final Five, but my sixth sense wouldn't have it any other way. 9:01 p.m. Craig Robinson earned a Ph.D. since last week and is OK with dropping...

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Last Comic Standing Live Blog, Week 8: Getting Heated (Like the Weather)

By | July 26, 2010 at 9:03 pm | One comment

9:00 p.m. Back in the reality trenches with this week's gripping installment of Where in the World is Carmedian San Diego? No, but really each of the top 7 are stating their names and original locations for their intros tonight, and the Feds are probably keeping track on a...

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Andy Kindler goes all Mel Gibson on Last Comic Standing hopeful; listen to the audio

By | July 25, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 4 comments

Listen, folks. We're not usually into gossip mongering. But when one of the judges of Last Comic Standing gets caught on tape in a Mel Gibson-like meltdown -- not against his wife, but against an aspiring comedian -- we feel it's our job to expose it to the comedy loving masses....

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