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Michael Ian Black gets paid to Tweet; you have a problem with that?

By | June 30, 2010 at 10:55 am | 5 comments

Those of you who follow Michael Ian Black on Twitter may have noticed recently that some of his Tweets seem to be less funny and more like… advertisements. That’s because they are. The longtime comedian has embraced the advertising dollar. And, when you have more than 1.5...

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Eugene Mirman gets in the e-card business

By | April 28, 2010 at 9:44 pm | One comment

Hey, remember last summer when Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter did a series of video e-cards for hilarious e-card provider someecards.com? Regardless, here they are. Ok, so now that we've convinced you that we weren't making that up, the fact that Eugene Mirman has now...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News

Interview: Michael Ian Black book turns into stage production

By | March 9, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 4 comments

The other night as I was walking through the Union Square area of Manhattan, something caught my attention; it was a poster advertising a theater production based on Michael Ian Black’s 2008 collection of essays My Custom Van. Read our review of the book here. I was surprised...

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Michael Showalter announces cancellation of Comedy Central show on Twitter

By | March 4, 2010 at 4:22 pm | No comments

This will come as a huge bummer for all you die hard fans of awkward-laugh-masters Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black. After much speculation, Showalter announced the Michael and Michael Have Issues' cancellation on his Twitter. “To all who were fans of Michael &...

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Michael Ian Black weighs in on Conan O’Brien situation

By | January 25, 2010 at 11:44 am | 4 comments

While some members of Team Coco are undoubtedly going to be out for the blood of Black, comedian/professional pitchman Michael Ian Black does raise some pretty decent (and certainly thought-provoking) questions with his blog post on the whole late night debacle. Taking a...

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Today: Michael Ian Black to make fun of others for charity

By | January 5, 2010 at 1:27 pm | No comments

Warning: I will be making fun of people from 2-3 EST. Expect LOTS of tweets from me and one cumming smurfs joke. - Michael Ian Black, via Twitter. The warning came through yesterday from MIB that he would be making fun of his Twitter followers as a way to raise money for The...

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eBay enlists Jim Gaffigan, Kevin Hart, Black and Showalter

By | November 30, 2009 at 5:23 pm | No comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like… The holidays (Punchline Magazine is non-denominational)! To lighten things up for the shopping season, the fun loving folks at ebay has launched a cool new ad campaign featuring comedian spokesmen. Jim Gaffigan, Kevin Hart and the duo of...

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Michael Ian Black, Greg Giraldo film pilot for NBC, get tickets

By | November 11, 2009 at 4:23 pm | No comments

The Brits have done it again! The wildly popular island nation that offered up fabulous originals for fabulous Yank rip-offs like The Office, The Weakest Link, and Coupling (okay, maybe not Coupling) have now given us Have I Got News For You, a quiz show chock-full of...

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Michael Ian Black, Doug Benson and more launch WitStream

By | November 4, 2009 at 5:06 pm | No comments

WitStream, the new Twitter-like site that focuses on the tweets of comedians, enjoyed a festive launch on Monday night at Comix in New York City. Michael Ian Black, who co-founded the site, hosted the show. He was also on-hand throughout, critiquing the live feed of his peers’...

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