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The real story behind Daft Punk’s absence from the Colbert Report (Audio)

The real story behind Daft Punk’s absence from the Colbert Report (Audio)

By | August 12, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments

By now, everybody on the Internet has seen the video of Stephen Colbert’s star-laden dance to Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” widely believed to be the song of the summer. But that’s not the only gift we were supposed to receive. Daft Punk had to bail on their appearance on...

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Jay Leno: I would perform stand-up after Richard Pryor so I’d bomb (Audio)

Jay Leno: I would perform stand-up after Richard Pryor so I’d bomb (Audio)

By | May 31, 2013 at 3:41 pm | One comment

In an interview on this week's The Paul Mecurio Show, Jay Leno talked candidly to comedian Paul Mecurio about his days as a struggling comic, sleeping outside or crashing on friends' couches, and how he slowly made it big. One of his many words of wisdom for young comics was to...

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Paul Mecurio: Must-see show this weekend + giveaway

By | September 28, 2010 at 1:47 pm | No comments

We're giving away two pairs of tickets to see Paul Mecurio headline at Gotham Comedy Club in New York. Simply e-mail us at punchlinemagazine@gmail.com with your full name and address. And tell us which show you want to attend. Show info is here. Do you know Paul Mecurio? If...

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Comedy Matters with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and more

By | November 13, 2009 at 10:21 am | No comments

TRIBUTE TO MARJORIE GURIAN This column will be kind of a double column due to the sudden passing of my beloved Mom, Marjorie Gurian, right at the time my last column was due. It just kind of rocked me, and brought home the concept that all we have is today. [caption...

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Paul Mecurio: When comedy and sports collide

By | August 13, 2009 at 2:16 pm | No comments

Comedian Paul Mecurio isn't much of an athlete, but he knows where to find the humor in pro ballers, fighters and beyond. Turns out, you don't have to look too far. The proof is in his new HBO web series Got No Game with Paul Mecurio. As a founding writer for The Daily Show,...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Paul Mecurio

By | July 9, 2008 at 4:53 am | No comments

In our second installment of A Tight Five, Punchline Magazine editor in chief Dylan Gadino chats with comedian Paul Mecurio. Filmed, as always, at Comix comedy club in New York City, Mecurio tells us about the early days of The Daily Show (he's been there since the beginning in...

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