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Punchline Magazine analysis: the rise of comedian on comedian programming

By | April 4, 2011 at 11:11 am | 4 comments

Late last week, HBO dropped a teaser for their new behind-the-curtain comedy special, Talking Funny (see video below) which features such astronomically big names as Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Louis C.K. and Ricky Gervais simply sitting in a room chatting about their...

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Marc Maron advises Charlie Sheen on comedy tour

By | April 1, 2011 at 1:21 pm | No comments

Marc Maron is a lot of things: comedian, podcaster, raconteur. And now he can add comedy advisor to Charlie Sheen to his resume. It turns out Sheen's people asked the veteran comic to help Sheen flesh out his upcoming 20-date tour dubbed My Violent Torpedo of Truth / Defeat is...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 4, with Ansari, Maron, Benson and more

By | March 16, 2011 at 1:07 pm | No comments

AUSTIN-- The fourth and final day of comedy events during SXSW Interactive (more comedy comes this weekend) kicked off with a taping of Marc Maron’s WTF podcast. Before the guests took the stage, Maron chatted a bit about his time in Austin and at SXSW. And man, did he have...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 2

By | March 14, 2011 at 9:56 am | No comments

AUSTIN-- Unsurprisingly, day two of SXSW’s comedy offerings did not disappoint. The evening began with a live Comedy Death Ray Radio podcast taping featuring none other than Pee-Wee Herman creator Paul Reubens. Anyone hoping to see a live interview with Pee-Wee would be...

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Sam Kinison and best friend "shared" wife during cocaine-fueled past

By | February 21, 2011 at 2:34 pm | No comments

As you probably know, on today's just-released episode of WTF with Marc Maron, Carl La Bove -- comedian and former best friend of the late Sam Kinison -- chatted with Maron about the fact that Kinison is the one who actually fathered La Bove's ex-wife's daughter, now 21 years...

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Sam Kinison fathered friend's ex-wife's child; story revealed to Marc Maron on Monday podcast

By | February 18, 2011 at 5:46 pm | No comments

Late yesterday, news broke that the late Sam Kinison's best friend, comedian Carl La Bove had claimed in court that his ex-wife's child was fathered by Kinison. But that story, whom many believe to be the truth, has been circulating in the comedy world for years. On Monday, an...

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Do you want to hear Marc Maron say, "Aww…C'mon, Gallagher" over and over?

By | February 16, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments

It’s not my intention to beat a dead horse, but I just can’t stop re-listening to the Marc Maron – Gallagher interview. Yes, the one wherein the latter comedian storms out of Maron’s Portland hotel room where the interview was being recorded. Now, as I’ve written...

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Indie comedy show turns into film; Gaffigan, Maron, Garofalo show support

By | February 8, 2011 at 5:09 pm | One comment

If I’m a sucker for one kind of movie, it’s the comedy documentary. Sadly, it’s not the most common genre, but a new trailer has just been released for a film that will please any comedy nerd. Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film!, by Liam McEneaney and Victor Varnado,...

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Marc Maron reacts to Gallagher's WTF storm-off, Gallagher's rep responds

By | January 31, 2011 at 6:37 pm | 65 comments

You're probably aware that Marc Maron had famed comedian Gallagher as a guest on his podcast WTF recently; the episode just went live today. You may also know how that interview ended-- that is, with the watermelon-smashing jokeslinger storming out of the interview. Maron had...

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