• Jimmy Dore book Your Country Is Just Not That Into You blasts liberals, conservatives and pundits

    Political comedian Jimmy Dore lets you know what’s wrong with your relationship with America in his new book Your Country Is Just Not That Into You: How the Media, Wall Street, and Both Political Parties Keep on Screwing You — Even After You’ve Moved On (Running Press). No one is safe in Dore’s new book, also available as an eBook, as he attacks conservatives, liberals and the commentators who popularize

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    The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

    I know, I know. It’s been days and days since the Bridgetown Comedy Festival wrapped up, but I needed that time to process the adventure. I saw so many shows over the course of the four-day run that some of it gets a bit fuzzy, so I had to storyboard my weekend and pick out my favorite all-around shows for you guys. First things first: I’m a Portland local and

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    Comedian light boxes feature Marc Maron, Janeane Garofalo, Louis C.K., more

    Janeane Garofalo is a light box!

    The ways in which comedy nerds can show their appreciation for the artists they love are a bit limited. Obviously, you can show up to your fave comedians’ live shows; these days you could probably also donate some money to their podcast/indie radio show or leave a supportive comment on their latest viral video attempt or maybe even shoot off

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    Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 3

    PORTLAND, OR — I bounced around a lot Saturday night since there was so much good shit. Also – I realized that it only takes me about two minutes of good comedy to fall completely in love with someone. There are four to five comics who I would offer my womb to if they wanted a child right now. It’s problematic. That is not the point. First up on day

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    Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about comedian shit

    Listen, dudes. There’s a lot going on in the world of comedy these days. And we pride ourselves in getting you all that info as quickly as possible through our daily comedy news posts. But sometimes things crop up and it’s not really worth a full post, but it is worth a mention. Enter “Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about comedian shit,” your one-stop link post to get your

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    Punchline Magazine presents the five best comedy DVDs of 2008

    And you thought we were done with lists this year. By now, you’ve probably seen our picks for the 10 best stand-up comedy albums of 2008. But sometimes comedians just release a DVD without a CD companion; or maybe their DVD is more noteworthy than their audio version of the same release. That’s why this list exists. Enjoy. #5 – JIMMY DORE, Citizen Jimmy Seemingly from out of nowhere, veteran

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    Todd Glass: 'There's humor in everything'

    By Ben Kharakh Todd Glass’s silly side has been on display on Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel, and Last Comic Standing, but when he wants to get serious he vents on his podcast Comedy and Everything Else. When Todd gets on mic with his co-hosts Jimmy Dore and Stefane Zamorano, he proves that his knack for explicating the absurd also makes him excellent at picking out and explaining what’s ridiculous about

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    Jimmy Dore: Waging war on stupidity

    In this time of national turmoil, political fear and uncertainty – laughing yet? –emerges a voice of reason, of strength and of hope. Not Obama, you silly geese. Even better: Citizen Jimmy – comedian Jimmy Dore – premieres his one-hour Comedy Central special this week. Watch it— unless you hate America. Our country is firmly planted in the shitter, folks: Gas prices are up to $4.60 a gallon on the

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