• That Metal Show’s Jim Florentine stars in ‘On the Couch’ web series as therapist (Video)

    Ever since Dr. Katz went on semi-permanent “mental health” vacation, America has yearned for an equally as capable funny “physician” to see to our comedy needs. Enter That Metal Show’s Jim Florentine, whose new web series, On the Couch with Jim Florentine, is primed to give all its viewers a good psychological scrub-down. Premiering March 17 on YouTube, the initial seven episodes will feature a number of up-and-coming comedians, who

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    Patrice O’Neal benefit will feature Bill Burr, Hannibal Buress, Michael Che, Jim Norton and many more

    Just a week and a half before the anniversary of his passing, the 3rd annual Patrice O’Neal Comedy Benefit was announced, taking place at the New York City Center. In its third year, the benefit began as the brainchild of close friend and fellow comedian Bill Burr as a way to raise money for Patrice O’Neal’s family, in the wake of the veteran comedian’s untimely death on Nov. 29, 2011

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    Watch Robert Kelly and Jim Florentine argue about baseball player hairstyles

    Be honest. How many years have you waited to watch comedians Robert Kelly and Jim Florentine argue about whether professional baseball players should sport long or short hair? If your answer is “zero” years, that means you’re not insane. And we’re with you. But now that it’s happened, we’re incredibly pleased it did. On the MLB Fan Cave debate show, Kelly (a bald man**) argued for the clean-cut, traditional look

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    Comedian friends joke about Greg Giraldo's death at roast

    Last night, the folks of Cringe Humor hosted a roast of comedian Jim Florentine at Comix in New York, the proceeds of which benefited Greg Giraldo’s three sons (Donate here). And while most comedians on the deius – Jim Norton, the Reverend Bob Levy, Don Jamieson were a few – hurled crass but loving insults toward Florentine and the other comics onstage throughout the night, there was great care at

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    Video interview: A Tight Five with Jim Florentine

    In a new episode of our video web series A Tight Five, wherein Punchline Magazine editor Dylan Gadino interviews some of the country’s biggest comedians at Comix in New York, Jim Florentine chats about his life as a professional ball buster, his new show on VH1 and much more. As always, A Tight Five is edited and co-produced by the fine folks at RooftopComedy. Watch more video interviews at atight5.com.

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