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Comedian light boxes feature Marc Maron, Janeane Garofalo, Louis C.K., more

By | May 3, 2011 at 9:24 am | 3 comments

[caption id="attachment_22044" align="aligncenter" width="491" caption="Janeane Garofalo is a light box!"][/caption] The ways in which comedy nerds can show their appreciation for the artists they love are a bit limited. Obviously, you can show up to your fave comedians' live...

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LA comedy represents in Portland; a SoCal perspective on the Bridgetown Comedy Festival

By | April 25, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments

As the fourth annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland came to a close yesterday, some of the best, brightest, and most original in comedy were put on display to uproarious, standing room only crowds. This is especially true for the LA comedy scene. Looking at the list of...

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Punchline Magazine analysis: the comedy podcast goes postmodern

By | April 21, 2011 at 3:05 pm | No comments

Due to the recent surge in popularity, It was only a matter of time, but now it's official: the comedy podcast has gone postmodern. Yesterday, via the Plop List, a wonderful hub of everything related to comedy podcasts, the arrival of Succotash- The Comedy Podcast Podcast was...

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Nick Di Paolo: Questioning your beliefs

By | April 18, 2011 at 10:43 am | No comments

There are certain comics -- Marc Maron, Greg Giraldo (RIP), Greg Proops, for instance -- who I seek out for catharsis-- to hear and to feel a much more artfully-produced version of my own thoughts. I, like others, find comfort in reaffirmation. That's natural, right? Then,...

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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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