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Jon Lajoie’s new music video has a simple message: “F**k Everything”

Jon Lajoie’s new music video has a simple message: “F**k Everything”

By | August 1, 2011 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Comedian Jon Lajoie has struck again-- and hard. If you're unfamiliar with the man, in short he's a dude that, at this point in his career, can film himself sitting on the couch for 12 seconds, upload it and get half a million YouTube views in a day. He hasn't gone that route...

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A girl’s song about the comedians she loves is about to go viral

A girl’s song about the comedians she loves is about to go viral

By | July 29, 2011 at 11:28 am | 3 comments

UPDATE: Oct. 17 We just got this new version of "Comedians" from Allie. Check it out and pass it on! ------------------ Most young women in America spend their time listening to soulless pop music, watching Jersey Shore and generally not being cool-- but then are...

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Interview: Demetri Martin’s ever-growing comedy portfolio

Interview: Demetri Martin’s ever-growing comedy portfolio

By | May 2, 2011 at 10:19 am | No comments

Delving into a stand-up comedian’s creative process is often a mixed bag at best. Creating, tweaking, and performing a joke is an incredibly subjective experience, so communicating what that experience is like usually leaves something to be desired. Sometimes, though, we get...

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A $1 million UCB comedy prank goes up in flames

By | February 3, 2011 at 4:47 pm | No comments

Craig Rowin asked for one simple thing: One million dollars. Not $5,000. Not $100,000., but one million dollars. "Not for anything specific. I just think it would be awesome," says the UCB sketch actor in his first of three request videos. Rowin gained notoriety after calling...

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Rob Riggle, UCB and HP join for interactive YouTube improv comedy webcast

By | January 18, 2011 at 12:12 pm | One comment

If the past few days of snow and cold are any indication, most of the country is probably not enthusiastic about going outside until July. But being hermits doesn’t mean we don’t want entertainment, right? Luckily, some new comedy is heading our way on Jan. 21, and no one...

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Jon Lajoie: the Punchline Mag video interview

By | December 15, 2010 at 12:44 pm | No comments

Jon Lajoie is one of a handful of talented performers who's been able to harness their online success into something huge. Since 2007, the Canadian comedian has been uploading videos for his hilarious songs on YouTube, each one garnering millions of views. He segued that into a...

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Comedy Central’s parent Viacom loses three-year old lawsuit against YouTube

By | June 23, 2010 at 5:30 pm | One comment

Back in March we wrote about the lawsuit between Viacom (Comedy Central's parent company) and YouTube over video copyright infringement. Today, though, Viacom's $1 billion suit was dismissed. The courts declared YouTube is protected under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act...

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Tosh.0 returns to Comedy Central tomorrow; celebrate with a sneak peek

By | June 1, 2010 at 2:51 pm | No comments

Bulletin! Comedy Central's Tosh.0 is kicks of its summer season tomorrow at 10:30 p.m. EST. For those unfamiliar with the show -- who are you? -- it is like America’s Funniest Home Videos, except the show is actually funny. Comedian Daniel Tosh, hosts serving you the...

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Bo Burnham: Barely legal comedy

By | June 23, 2008 at 1:08 am | 4 comments

A year ago, not-yet-legal Bo Burnham was just a scrawny kid from the suburbs who had a knack for writing funny songs. But now, millions of YouTube views and a record deal with Comedy Central have made the kid a star. If you spend a lot of time on YouTube, chances are you've...

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