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Laurie Kilmartin talks Conan, abortion jokes, motherhood and more (Exclusive video)

Laurie Kilmartin talks Conan, abortion jokes, motherhood and more (Exclusive video)

By | September 15, 2013 at 11:29 am | One comment

We've been huge fans of comedian Laurie Kilmartin for years-- and for good reasons. She's a sharp, incisive comedian, an excellent writer and an all-around cool human being. And that's why Laughspin contributor Crisman Richards sat down with Kilmartin before a recent set at the...

Posted in: Audio/Video, Interviews

Paul Provenza and friends bring improvised stand-up comedy to Montreal, Edinburgh

By | May 3, 2011 at 3:00 pm | No comments

Improvised stand-up? Have you ever heard of such a thing? Or, maybe you think you've seen that go down when some stand-up has nowhere to go with their material. Actually, a new live show produced by comedians Troy Conrad and Paul Provenza, Set List, further refines the idea of...

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The 10 best comedy albums of 2009

By | December 9, 2009 at 10:29 am | No comments

This past year was an incredibly strong time for stand-up comedy albums. It wasn't easy for us to whittle down the list to just 10, but then what's the fun in including everyone in a list? Like our list last year, the below selections have nothing to do with how popular each...

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Video interview: Laurie Kilmartin

By | September 9, 2009 at 10:39 am | No comments

Continuing our series of video interviews shot at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival earlier this summer, today we premiere an excellent discussion with comedian Laurie Kilmartin. We cover everything from why "I hate my baby" jokes are funnier than "I love my baby" jokes,...

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Laurie Kilmartin: Five Minutes to Myself

By | August 19, 2009 at 1:58 pm | One comment

Laurie Kilmartin walks onstage, assumes the Larry Craig “wide stance,” and then crosses the line separating civility and comedy — not because she’s vicious but because it’s her job. Using a sharp tongue instead of a steak knife, the mom in Kilmartin carefully cuts...

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Alexandro, Kilmartin, Durst, Cummins kick off Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival

By | June 12, 2009 at 1:24 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_984" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Ted Alexandro"][/caption] ASPEN, CO – The second annual Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival kicked off last night in strong form, with a show featuring Ted Alexandro, Laurie Kilmartin, Will Durst and Dan...

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Video fun: Highlights from the Punchline Magazine anniversary show

By | October 23, 2008 at 11:35 pm | 3 comments

When we were at Comix in New York hosting Punchline Magazine’s third anniversary show Oct. 7, our friends at RooftopComedy.com where there as well. And luckily, the talented David Warren of Comix was in the video booth catching every moment. Check out some of the highlights...

Posted in: Features

Photo fun: The Punchline Magazine 3rd anniversary show

By | October 9, 2008 at 12:49 pm | No comments

PHOTOS by KEVIN DUFFY, Kevin Duffy Photography Two nights ago, Punchline Magazine celebrated its 3rd anniversary with an amazing show at Comix in New York. Some of the country's biggest and best comedians came together onstage to perform in support of the magazine; Greg...

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