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Michael Showalter: The accidental comedian?

By | February 22, 2011 at 9:47 pm | No comments

When I was 17, it was a very good year. George W. Bush hadn’t yet had the opportunity to drive the country into massive collapse, and a friend of my brother’s introduced me to a wonderfully affecting offbeat comedy called Wet Hot American Summer – a film I loved and...

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Michael Showalter gives us Project Top Chef Model on Atom.com

By | February 14, 2011 at 1:26 pm | No comments

With so many competition-based reality shows on TV these days, it’s impossible to watch them all. Enter Project Top Chef Model. This video, produced by Michael Showalter, combines and parodies pretty much every competition show that Bravo has, and the contestants – played...

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The State to release long-lost album; Black, Showalter, Wain and more included

By | August 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm | One comment

Listen up, comedy nerds. Mark Sept. 14 on your calendars. That’s when the album from The State, titled Comedy For Gracious Living, that you never knew existed – or did you? -- is set for release. "It was a freeing experience because no one was watching over us, there were...

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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...

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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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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, 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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Michael Ian Black launches site for Twitter comedians

By | October 22, 2009 at 4:07 pm | No comments

Nothing hits the spot like a snappy one liner. Twitter, with its 140 character or less update system, has become the go-to spot for comedy fans to get frequently updated content from their favorite comedians. The only problem is, you have to sift through an awful lot of boring...

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Eugene Mirman launches second comedy fest

By | September 15, 2009 at 10:42 am | No comments

How often do some of the world’s coolest comics get together for a wild comedy romp in one of the world’s coolest places? The answer, since last year's Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, is at least once a year! Eugene Mirman is launching his second annual eponymous comedy...

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