The Chris Gethard Show Cross Country Adventure: Earth Ships
by Chris Gethard This morning I climbed to the bottom of an immense canyon and hiked alongside the Rio Grande. Eventually, I came upon a hot spring, where I disrobed completely. Also sitting inside the hot spring was a man named Derek whom I had only met while inside the aforementioned hot spring. D... [Read More]
Louis CK on season 1, drunken Sarah Palin tweets and more | HitFix
"The first time I did it [tweeted about Sarah Palin] I thought, "I should not have done that. I’m not going to do it again." And then I did it again because I thought, "Fuck these people." Who says you can’t say something, you know? How fucking sacred is this person who’s never contributed one thing to anyone’s life but her own? And not even thinking about her politically or whatever she represents, it’s just that she’s just a coarse, selfish person who has ferocious protection and it makes ... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt talks about his very funny new book, '80s nerd nostalgia and what makes a terrible stand-up comic | Salon
"I just talk my way around an idea, and the way into the core of what I'm trying to talk about is through jokes, and through a million different punch lines hidden within the sentences rather than having the thing just end with the punch line." [Read More]
On Wednesday, Mike Birbiglia starts week-long promotion in storefront window
What’s the next logical step after you’ve adapted your off-Broadway one-man show about sleepwalking into a successful book? For Mike Birbiglia, it’s becoming a window display. That’s right. The big-time comic/author will spend a week in a window display... [Read More]
AOL repackaging podcast clips from Kevin Smith, Adam Carolla and Kevin Pollak for nightly series
Amber J. Lawson is bringing her comedy sensibilities to roost at her new gig heading up programming at AOL, launching a new nightly clip show tonight that culls together highlights from the popular podcasts of Kevin Smith, Adam Carolla and Kevin Pollak... [Read More]
SNL – What Would You Change?
Justin Timberlake has said that he would consider being a cast member on Saturday Night Live. This week, just like JT brought sexy back, we bring Michael Hartney back* to discuss with us whether that would be a good idea.  What other out-of-the-box ... [Read More]
The Chris Gethard Show Cross Country Adventure: Mutiny
by Chris Gethard First things first, Don Fanelli and Bethany Hall have arrived. This is the best thing that has happened to me since this tour started. Don is one of the rocks of our show and Bethany is the secret glue that holds all of it together. We’ve sort of quietly ignored that they haven’t b... [Read More]
The Set List: Punchline’s weekly comedy news wrap-up, Jan. 24, 2011
Last week we premiered our new weekly video comedy news wrap-up, The Set List, hosted by comedian Justin Schlegal. And this week we’re following through on our promise about giving you comedy lovers an easy to swallow dose of news without so ma... [Read More]
British Comedy Awards winners list | Chortle
Miranda Hart has cleaned up at the British Comedy Awards, taking three gongs including the Queen of Comedy as voted by viewers. She also won best new TV comedy for her BBC Two sitcom Miranda and best comedy actress. Russell Brand won the Outstanding Contribution To Comedy gong but was unable to collect it in person, avoiding a live TV reunion with host Jonathan Ross. Lifetime Achievement Award went to Roy Clarke, the writer of Open All Hours and all 295 episodes of Last of the Summer Wine. [Read More]
Watch Three (Real) Clips from Nick Kroll's Comedy Central Special
by Adam Frucci Uncensored – Nick Kroll – Explaining Michael Jackson Jokes Joke of the Day Funny Jokes So it turns out the last clip I posted purporting to be from Nick Kroll's upcoming Comedy Central Special, Thank You Very... [Read More]