Roseanne's Lifetime Reality Show About Her Hawaiian Farm Is Not a Joke
by Adam Frucci This is real: "Lifetime Television has ordered 16 half-hour episodes of an all-new docu-series featuring Emmy® Award-winning actress, comedienne and best-selling author Roseanne Barr, marking her return to television as she takes on her newest endeavor, running her farm in Hawaii... [Read More]
There's Some Really Weird Shit Coming to Community
by Adam Frucci According to this definitely serious and not a joke tweet by Community creator Dan Harmon, there's some pretty strange stuff coming to an upcoming episode of the show. As a huge fan of fart jokes and non sequiturs, I'm 100% on board with this. 2 Comments... [Read More]
Tickets now on sale for off-Broadway run of Mike Birbiglia's "My Girlfriend's Boyfriend"
Tickets have gone on sale for Mike Birbiglia's next off-Broadway production, My Girlfriend's Boyfriend. Here's the official blurb: In Mike Birbiglia’s My Girlfriend's Boyfriend, Mike shares a lifetime of romantic blunders and mi... [Read More]
Preview: Alonzo Bodden – Who’s Paying Attention?
Preview Alonzo Bodden’s new stand-up special, Who’s Paying Attention?, premiering Saturday, February 19 at 10:30pm on Showtime. [Read More]
Comedy Grammy Winners Announced
The winners of the 53rd annual Grammy Awards were announced last night as "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Audiobook)" won... [Read More]
The Set List: Punchline’s weekly comedy news wrap-up, Feb. 14, 2011
A comedy fan’s Valentine’s Day would be incomplete without a nicely packaged comedy news wrap-up. Right? Right. That’s why we’re gifting you with a new episode of The Set List, our weekly video series, wherein comedian Justin ... [Read More]
CMT and Rooftop Comedy team up for Next Big Comic contest
It’s voting time, America. CMT – yes, the country music channel – has partnered with Rooftop Comedy for CMT’s “Next Big Comic” competition for the second year, and they’ve narrowed the pool of comedians down to eight finalists. Check out and vote on ... [Read More]
Rocket Surgery with Kevin McDonald | video interview at Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
A nearly hour-long interview with Kevin McDonald of Kids in the Hall at the 2010 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival quite interesting. From theories on why Dave Chapelle had his freak-out, to slamming Ebert's review of 'Brain Candy', there's some really good stuff in there. [Read More]
Marc Maron: A Valentine for guys | Don't forget the flowers -- you'll never live it down
Stand-up comedian Marc Maron hosts the popular podcast "WTF with Marc Maron" and is currently working on his second memoir "Attempting Normal" about his struggles to stay out his head, his fear of madness, and his punishing divorces ... [Read More]
Matt Fulchiron: Comedy is Like Making Love | Exclusive Q&A
"...On the eve of Matt Fulchiron's new Comedy Central Presents special (premiering February 25, by the way), the master of self-deprecating comedy has discovered there’s a direct link between his personal life and onstage success – in that, the more dismal the former, the more successful the latter. Take Matt’s accounts of living with dwindling, limited resources; being broken down by fledgling relationships; and, you know, most other adult responsibilities.But the approachable comic is all smi... [Read More]