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Jon Lajoie: the Punchline Mag video interview

By | December 15, 2010 at 12:44 pm | No comments

Jon Lajoie is one of a handful of talented performers who's been able to harness their online success into something huge. Since 2007, the Canadian comedian has been uploading videos for his hilarious songs on YouTube, each one garnering millions of views. He segued that into a...

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Video interview: Bill Burr

By | October 6, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 6 comments

Ask any comedian or comedy nerd today who their favorite three comedians are right now, chances are they're going to name Bill Burr. Simply put, the man is on fire. For the last five years, the veteran comedian has become one the country's most skilled joke writers and...

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Exclusive video interview with Doug Benson

By | August 31, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 4 comments

Doug Benson, just today, released a new album through Comedy Central Records. It's called Hypocritical Oaf. And it is filled with what you'd expect-- stoned out ruminations on the mundane facets of life. To celebrate the release of Oaf, his third album, Punchline Magazine's...

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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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Exclusive video interview: Whitney Cummings

By | August 17, 2010 at 12:10 am | No comments

We've been following the bubbling rise of Whitney Cummings' career for the last few years. An East Coast transplant living in Hollywood, she's made a name for herself writing for the ultra popular Comedy Central roasts and then getting in front of the cameras for the first time...

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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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Steve Byrne: Exclusive video interview

By | July 22, 2010 at 9:10 am | No comments

By Matthew Gill and Becca Scheuer We've done something a little different here. Never before, in our nearly five years online, have we presented a video interview simultaneously with a traditional Q&A. But we've done it here. Call us crazy, call us in love with comedy; call...

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Exclusive video interview: George Shapiro, legendary comedy producer

By | July 21, 2010 at 12:03 pm | No comments

George Shapiro. You may not know him by name but you his work and you know the amazing comedy careers he's helped create. Danny DeVito portrayed him -- Shapiro was Andy Kaufman's real-life manager -- in the now classic biopic Man on the Moon. Shapiro executive produced...

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Video interview with Dov Davidoff

By | April 28, 2010 at 10:08 am | One comment

There was no stopping our love for Dov Davidoff once his 2008 album The Point Is... hit the comedy scene. In fact, we chose it as one of that year's 10 best albums. His breakneck pace on stage, his on-the-verge-of-complete collapse delivery style and his refreshing and just...

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