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Canadian butcher shop steals vegan joke from comedian Myq Kaplan (Update)

Canadian butcher shop steals vegan joke from comedian Myq Kaplan (Update)

By | December 31, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 8 comments

Most stand-up comedians would be psyched when a joke of theirs goes viral on Twitter and is on the front page of Reddit. Myq Kaplan's joke about vegans has become a hit on the Internet. Buzzfeed's tweet about it has over 600 retweets and a photo of the joke on Imgur has over...

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Laughspin Podcast episode 59: Myq Kaplan interview from LaughFest

Laughspin Podcast episode 59: Myq Kaplan interview from LaughFest

By | June 12, 2013 at 3:22 pm | No comments

For this special edition of the Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with comedian Myq Kaplan while I was in Grand Rapids covering Gilda’s LaughFest, which you should seriously check out. During the course of our chat, we touch on how I can become a better drinker, Myq’s...

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Myq Kaplan and Micah Sherman have a pair of music videos you should probably watch

Myq Kaplan and Micah Sherman have a pair of music videos you should probably watch

By | September 25, 2012 at 11:57 am | No comments

If our review of Myq Kaplan and Micah Sherman's new musical comedy album Please Be Seated didn't convince you to lay your money down, perhaps a pair of super videos will. In the first, the mighty duo drop a ditty called "Bop 25," their attempt at radio-friendly material. But if...

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Myq Kaplan, Micah Sherman offer brainy musical comedy on ‘Please Be Seated’ (Review + audio)

Myq Kaplan, Micah Sherman offer brainy musical comedy on ‘Please Be Seated’ (Review + audio)

By | September 6, 2012 at 1:38 pm | One comment

Musical comedy is a well-worn path yet it’s one in which few have conquered— Garfunkel and Oates, Stephen Lynch and Bo Burnham (to name just three) are brave artists who have turned the historically schlocky sub-genre into something intelligent and consistently funny. Not...

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Comedian Myq Kaplan challenges Kickstarter to define ‘art’ (Video)

Comedian Myq Kaplan challenges Kickstarter to define ‘art’ (Video)

By | July 9, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments

What is art? I don't know and neither does comedian Myq Kaplan. But at least Kaplan has a plan to figure it out, once and for all. He just needs help raising $1 to fund the project. Kaplan set up a Kickstarter page where he is requesting your donations to help him reach his...

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Watch Myq Kaplan talk about balls, pizza, anti-gay rhymes and more on “Conan”

Watch Myq Kaplan talk about balls, pizza, anti-gay rhymes and more on “Conan”

By | July 21, 2011 at 3:01 pm | No comments

Listen, I'm not one to say, "We told you so," but when we (then, Punchline Magazine) said in 2009, that Myq Kaplan was a "comic to watch" we were pretty sure we'd end up being right. Since that time, Kaplan has finished in the top five of Last Comic Standing, released a...

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First ever Maine comedy festival announced; Myq Kaplan among performers

By | May 31, 2011 at 11:28 am | One comment

[caption id="attachment_6737" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Myq Kaplan"][/caption] Maine-born but Los Angeles based comic Ian Harvie is planning Maine’s first ever comedy festival. The festival will take place over three days, two nights, and five shows with over...

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The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2010

By | December 6, 2010 at 10:30 am | 14 comments

We're quite excited to post this-- our annual list and guide to Punchline Magazine's favorite comedy albums of the year. A few notes before we get started: First, a lot of comedy releases these days are produced as television specials first, then released as albums, DVDs or...

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Last Comic Standing’s Myq Kaplan releases new animation

By | September 29, 2010 at 11:57 am | No comments

In the newest example of stand-up comedy set to animation, comedian Myq Kaplan talks about the type of music he prefers to be introduced with when onstage, mocks his friends who build pyramids, and reveals who the Jewish savior actually is. Kaplan is currently on the nationwide...

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