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Would you vote George Lopez for mayor?

By | December 21, 2010 at 4:43 pm | No comments

This morning, hugely popular comedian and talk show host George Lopez told Good Day LA that he was planning on running for mayor of the city in eight years. He said it pretty seriously. So seriously, in fact, that we thought we'd take it kind of seriously. He explains his...

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Ben Gleib covers Stony Awards for MySpace Comedy (VIDEO)

By | October 8, 2010 at 10:23 am | No comments

If you're not a complete pothead, you may not know what the Stony Awards are. But we're here to tell you they exist. They've existed and have been nurtured in the loving arms of High Times magazine for 10 years, in fact. It's the one time of the year when we, the people stoned,...

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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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Dan Levy: One minute is all he needs

By | June 16, 2008 at 1:54 am | 2 comments

At 27, Dan Levy is one of the country's fastest-rising stand-up comedians. With two movies about to pop and a daily one-minute talk show on College Humor, summer '08 is looking damn sunny for the bespectacled lad from Connecticut. Dan Levy, the host of the College Humor Live...

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Dov Davidoff: Jokes from the junkyard

By | April 28, 2008 at 2:01 am | No comments

Comedian Dov Davidoff has shared the big screen with Mark Wahlberg in Invincible and the small screen with Jeff Goldblum in NBC's Raines. Onstage, however, the New Jersey native shares the spotlight with a bunch of people you've never heard of. James, Bill, Sarah or whoever it...

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Punchline Magazine guest writer: Comedian Lord Carrett on the nothingness of reality television

By | April 9, 2008 at 6:51 am | One comment

Reality television has as much to do with reality, as corn-holing has to do with corn. There, I said it. Someone had to. I was on one of the earliest reality TV shows, A Dating Story, and hardly a genuine moment was captured on tape, much less lucky enough to find its way...

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Lord Carrett: Of Human Bondage

By | December 10, 2006 at 2:04 pm | No comments

I'm new to Manhattan, and the first Christmas in a new city is always strange. My first Christmas in Los Angeles, my finances wouldn't allow me to head home for the holidays, and by the time Christmas Eve rolled around I was “over" Christmas. I decided to have the least...

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