• Christian Finnegan travels the country in a small car in search of stuff! (Video)

    Christian Finnegan has proven himself one of the most diverse and likable comedians over the last few years. So it’s no surprise that smartUSA, the makers of those adorable little eco-cars has enlisted him to travel the country in a new Web series called customNATION, wherein he and Camille Ford (Design Wars, Food Wars), strap in to various Smart car models to visit some of the most unique local hangouts

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    Michael Showalter, Christian Finnegan, Brooke Van Poppelen talk about stuff in a fancy room! (Video)

    Have you ever wanted to watch comedians sit around in a well-appointed sitting room talking about brunch, “pancakes that make you poop,” their experiences in Cub Scouts or how they handle it when their comedian friends eat shit onstage? Well, aren’t you in luck. The folks at Official Comedy just rolled out the latest installment of the Secret Society of Comedy. In the below video, watch Michael Showalter, Christian Finnegan

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    Let Christian Finnegan teach you how to be a sidewalk sexual harasser (Video)

    The latest episode of Official Comedy’s new series You’re An A-Hole is here, folks. This week, comedian and host Christian Finnegan learns us the nuances of becoming the Sidewalk Sexual Harasser type of A-Hole. You know the type, but what you don’t know is that it’s not as easy as it looks. Fear not. Finny knows all. As a bonus check out the Hot Karoake Mess A-Hole in action below.

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    Christian Finnegan shows you how to become an ‘A-hole’ (Video)

    For the past few months Official Comedy has been teasing its viewers with short, exclusive clips from new stand-up specials from Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari and Jim Gaffigan. But now, they’re rolling out original programming. Up first: comedian Christian Finnegan stars in “You’re An A-Hole,” a helpful how-to series. In the first episode, comedian Mike Vecchione plays our sporty A-Hole. And, naturally, Finnegan walks you through all the crucial steps

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    Watch Dan St. Germain in the pilot for ‘Kicking Dan Out’ featuring Christian Finnegan

    Ever wonder how to kick out a terrible roommate? Dan St. Germain (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, MTV, VH1, WTF with Marc Maron) can help you out– he’s used to getting kicked out of plenty of apartments! My Damn Channel ordered a pilot from the accomplished stand-up comedian for Kicking Dan Out, in which he shows up at home to find his three roommates (played by funny people Christian Finnegan,

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    Watch Christian Finnegan talk America’s decline, dining alone and more on “Conan”

    Our love affair** with Christian Finnegan dates back to 2005, when we first interviewed the quickly-rising comedian. The following year, we asked him to review his debut album, Two For Flinching. And he did! And it was hilarious. In 2009, he agreed to let us photograph him in his home. He was ok with doing the shoot scantily clad. That year, his DVD Au Contraire! landed at #3 on our

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    Greg Giraldo benefit to be held at comedian's alma mater

    Hot on the heels of last week’s huge benefit show at the Beacon Theater in New York for the family of Greg Giraldo, comes a two-night celebration of the well-loved comedian– this time, it’s going down at Columbia University, Greg’s alma mater. From March 7 – 8, at the Ivy League school’s Miller Theatre, comedians like Christian Finnegan, Ted Alexandro, Robert Kelly and Dwayne Perkins as well as Columbia alums

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    Indie comedy show turns into film; Gaffigan, Maron, Garofalo show support

    If I’m a sucker for one kind of movie, it’s the comedy documentary. Sadly, it’s not the most common genre, but a new trailer has just been released for a film that will please any comedy nerd. Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film!, by Liam McEneaney and Victor Varnado, features performances by some of the most notorious faces from the alternative comedy world, including Kristen Schaal, Kurt Braunohler, Reggie Watts,

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    Punchline Magazine’s dispataches from Melbourne’s International Comedy Festival, part 2

    On our first full day in Melbourne, my husband Christian Finnegan and fellow comedian Nick Thune made an appearance on the radio where they ran into Aussie hunk Ash Williams. “How is it being the ‘God of Thunder’?” Christian asked. Ash simply smiled, the joke seemingly lost in his dreamy looks. Nick was so taken by Ash’s good looks he needed convincing that Ash was a DJ and not an

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    Punchline Magazine’s dispatch from Melbourne’s International Comedy Festival, part 1

    Hello, Punchline Magazine Readers! My name is Kambri Crews, Executive Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the New York comedy nightclub Comix. I’m in Melbourne, Australia for the International Comedy Festival where there are hundreds of amazing comedians performing, however, all I really want to see is toilet water flushing anti-clockwise. Unfortunately, the world is all eco-friendly now, so modern toilets are everywhere offering half or full flushes that

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    The 10 best stand-up comedy DVDs of 2009

    For the past few years, the release of stand-up CDs and DVDs seems to be more popular than ever. Sometimes a production company will release just a CD or just a DVD– sometimes they’re packaged together. The DVDs listed below fall under one of the last two categories. And although we, at Punchline Magazine, are bigger fans of the plain comedy album, sometimes, we admit, some material translates better on

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    Comedians join to create iPhone apps

    Award-winning writer and creator of VH1’s Best Week Ever Fred Graver has created a new company, iLarious. The company’s goal is to enable a team of comedy pros to deliver top-notch humor content right to your iPhone. “Our initial business plan came down to three words,” Graver says. “F**k the Man.” The idea for iLarious first developed during the most recent writer’s strike when comedy writers began coming up with

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    Video fun: Highlights from the Punchline Magazine anniversary show

    When we were at Comix in New York hosting Punchline Magazine’s third anniversary show Oct. 7, our friends at RooftopComedy.com where there as well. And luckily, the talented David Warren of Comix was in the video booth catching every moment. Check out some of the highlights edited by the folks at Rooftop below. Tom Papa Christian Finnegan Pete Dominick Laurie Kilmartin Judy Gold Robert Kelly

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    Photo fun: The Punchline Magazine 3rd anniversary show

    PHOTOS by KEVIN DUFFY, Kevin Duffy Photography Two nights ago, Punchline Magazine celebrated its 3rd anniversary with an amazing show at Comix in New York. Some of the country’s biggest and best comedians came together onstage to perform in support of the magazine; Greg Giraldo, Tom Papa, Judy Gold, Christian Finnegan, Robert Kelly, Laurie Kilmartin, Pete Dominick and Ray Ellin were all there. For most of our readers not in

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    Video interview: A Tight Five with Christian Finnegan

    In a brand new episode of A Tight Five brought to you by Punchline Magazine and RooftopComedy (it’s number seven, if you’re counting), we sit down with Christian Finnegan at Comix in New York City. You may know him from VH1’s Best Week Ever, or as Chad from Chappelle’s Show “Mad Real World” sketch, or from his Comedy Central album Two For Flinching or from any respectable comedy club across

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