• Video interview: A Tight Five with Lord Carrett

    In our fifth installment of A Tight Five, our weekly comedian interview series shot at Comix in New York City and powered by our friends at RooftopComedy, we sit down with comedian Lord Carrett. We chat about his Rockabilly style, dealing with unruly comedy crowds, telling jokes in Europe and much more! Check him out at lordoflaughs.com and be sure to pick up his album Unsweetened.

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    Punchline Magazine guest writer: Comedian Lord Carrett on the nothingness of reality television

    Reality television has as much to do with reality, as corn-holing has to do with corn. There, I said it. Someone had to. I was on one of the earliest reality TV shows, A Dating Story, and hardly a genuine moment was captured on tape, much less lucky enough to find its way on-air. So having been inside the belly of the beast, I’ve never watched reality TV. It’s like

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    Taking Stock: Tolerated Joke Theft

    Joke stealing has been getting a lot of attention lately, due to the battle between Joe Rogan and Carlos Mencia. Joke theft is always going to exist, for the simple reason that stealing jokes is a lot easier than writing them. But there’s a brand of purloined punch line that no one seems to mind so much: the “stock line.” The existence of “stock” is a generally accepted and erroneous

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    Lord Carrett: Of Human Bondage

    I’m new to Manhattan, and the first Christmas in a new city is always strange. My first Christmas in Los Angeles, my finances wouldn’t allow me to head home for the holidays, and by the time Christmas Eve rolled around I was “over” Christmas. I decided to have the least Christmas-y Christmas ever, so I rented Leaving Las Vegas. When you rent a movie about a guy who goes to

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