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Glenn Wool: Let Your Hands Go

By | August 29, 2010 at 9:36 pm | 6 comments

While anyone can point out hypocrisy, and maybe even get a laugh, it takes a special kind of mind to mix the sardonic with the silly, the way Glenn Wool does on his album, Let Your Hands Go (Stand-Up! Records.) Wool doesn’t just touch on heavy topics, but rather dives, full...

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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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Video interview: A Tight Five with Hannibal Buress

By | July 29, 2010 at 11:47 am | One comment

The online comedy world has been abuzz all this week about the release of comedian Hannibal Buress' debut album My Name is Hannibal. We'd like to believe our early review of the disc weeks ago helped create said buzz. More than likely, however, it's just that the album, put out...

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Hannibal Buress: My Name is Hannibal.

By | July 8, 2010 at 11:58 am | 3 comments

Hannibal Buress can easily be admired for many things; but what holds his consistently funny act together is persistence. Persistence is the trademark of a skilled comic who can seamlessly move beyond observation and then delve into the furthest logical conclusion a situation...

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Doug Stanhope: “I’m Happy as Shit.”

By | November 30, 2009 at 10:02 am | No comments

photo by Chris Saunders Doug Stanhope's newly released album From Across the Street is exactly what you'd expect-- that is, if you're a sick and twisted human being. How many comics today could get away with comparing themselves to the 9/11 hijackers? How many could...

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Dwight York: Quickies

By | September 14, 2009 at 4:33 pm | One comment

Jokes come in all sizes; sometimes the smaller, the better. Dwight York proves that on Quickies, his barrage of bawdy and balmy humor. If he were being paid by the joke or laugh, either way he would bankrupt his record company, Stand Up! Records: This CD, one of the most...

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Al Madrigal: Half Breed

By | July 17, 2009 at 12:54 pm | No comments

"Always get the name of the dog." That's a common refrain among journalists, a reminder that the beauty of any story is in the details. On Half Breed, Al Madrigal's latest comedy album, the master storyteller gives you the dog's name, address, favorite color and Social Security...

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