Image of Carolines breakout artist: Harrison Greenbaum
Carolines breakout artist: Harrison Greenbaum
Harrison Greenbaum is one of stand-up comedy’s hottest rising stars. A Harvard graduate and writer for MAD Magazine, Harrison has been featured on SPIKE TV, the Science Channel, and on SIRIUS Satellite Radio. Most recently, Harrison headlined two sold-out shows at TBS Just for Laughs Chicago and was the official co-host of the Times Square New Year’s Eve World Wide Webcast, seen by over 250 million people around the globe. He’s also received several honors for his comedy, including being named a... [Read More]
 
Image of Video interview: Last Comic Standing winner Felipe Esparza
Video interview: Last Comic Standing winner Felipe Esparza
Just days after comedian Felipe Esparza took first place in NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Punchline Magazine’s Matthew Gill sat down with the winner in East LA to chat about Felipe’s $250,000 check, how young comics should handle the c... [Read More]
 
Image of Eugene Mirman Talks About How his videos on the Web Have Made Him Sort of Famous
Eugene Mirman Talks About How his videos on the Web Have Made Him Sort of Famous
Forty years ago you had to get on one of three networks. Ten years ago, realistically for comics, it opened up to maybe 10. Now there are endless companies and endless opportunities. If you can think of it, you can do it. [Read More]
 
Image of Interview: Chris Hardwick reveals his magic bag of quarters as we get more than a little comedy nerdy
Interview: Chris Hardwick reveals his magic bag of quarters as we get more than a little comedy nerdy
Chris Hardwick is a self-described nerd, so much so that his site and his Twitter handle are both called Nerdist, and he's building a whole wide web of nerds, literally, on his Nerdist site. [Read More]
 
Image of Colin Quinn Finds Humor in the Fall of Empires in "Long Story Short" | WSJ interview
Colin Quinn Finds Humor in the Fall of Empires in "Long Story Short" | WSJ interview
Colin Quinn currently stars in a limited engagement of an original, one-man production, “Long Story Short.” The 75-minute satirical comedy, produced and directed by Quinn’s friend and fellow comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, takes a look at the rise and fall of the world’s greatest powers, from the Ancient Greeks to the British Empire. In a recent interview with Speakeasy, Quinn said he’s no history buff–in his spare time, he enjoys reading books about serial killers and modern warfare–but added he took... [Read More]
 
Image of Comedy Studio Comic in Residence Interview - Jason Marcus
Comedy Studio Comic in Residence Interview - Jason Marcus
Up this month is Jason Marcus, whose one-sentence bio on his Web site reads, “I was born into a middle class family with a Hawaiian father and white mother...and then there were jokes.” He has been gigging outside of Boston the past couple of years, winning comedy contests in the Detroit International Comedy Festival and at Catch A Rising Star. [Read More]
 
Image of Q&A With Tina Fey & ‘30 Rock’ Co-Showrunner Robert Carlock | Deadline
Q&A With Tina Fey & ‘30 Rock’ Co-Showrunner Robert Carlock | Deadline
Tina Fey spoke with Ray Richmond for Deadline Hollywood along with her 30 Rock co-showrunner Robert Carlock, himself a 3-time Emmy winner, about why it’s never wise to feel too comfortable at the top and how Tina can get sympathy from Oscar voters: [Read More]
 
Image of The BostonComedy Q&A - Lamont Price
The BostonComedy Q&A - Lamont Price
Lamont Price is not a quiet comic. He doesn’t scream or yell, but you definitely know when he’s onstage, riffing on Boston’s racial make-up of where Ben Franklin got the idea to fly a kite in a lightning storm. He commands a stage, and the audience for that matter. But Price has quietly become one of Boston’s best comics. There was no one breakthrough performance, no media throng. He did it the way it’s supposed to be done, working his ass off in the clubs. This year, the Just For Laughs people ... [Read More]
 
Image of Inside with The Onion News Network's Chris Kelly
Inside with The Onion News Network's Chris Kelly
Chris Kelly is the consummate comedic-renaissance man. He is a staff writer and director for The Onion News Network and is a contributing writer for The Onion's new show on IFC. He has penned and appeared in sketches for numerous sketch teams at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York, and has delivered monologues for the theater's flagship improv showcase, ASSSSCAT, in New York and Los Angeles. His newest show, "Oh My God, I Heard You're Dying," opens tomorrow at the UCBT-NY. It's a d... [Read More]
 
Image of 'SNL's' Lorne Michaels talks Betty White, Sarah Palin, awards, scouting for new cast members
'SNL's' Lorne Michaels talks Betty White, Sarah Palin, awards, scouting for new cast members
"I don't plan to ever retire. As long as I'm not feeble and can still work at that pace, I'll be there." [Read More]