• Jason Mewes talks Jay and Silent Bob Get a Reboot, Clerks 3, and branching out on his own (Interview)

    Jason Mewes has had an unexpected career—unexpected in that he certainly didn’t think growing up that he’d be acting and directing movies. Once viewed as just Kevin Smith’s slapstick sidekick, Mewes has grown into a career that is all his own. Since the original View Askewniverse titles, the New Jersey native has starred in roles that don’t involve weed-related hijinx, and he made his feature film directorial debut this year

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    Jon Stewart blasts Chris Christie for Ebola quarantine, Kaci Hickox treatment (Video)

    Jon Stewart had some strong feelings about New Jersey Governer Chris Christie’s mandatory 21-day home quarantine for anybody arriving in New Jersey from West Africa, even if they don’t have Ebola symptoms. At the heart of the matter today is a nurse Kaci Hickox who returned from Sierra Leone who’s protesting her quarantine—a quarantine, in fact, that requires her to live in a sealed tent and go to the bathroom

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    Supreme Court delays decision on whether comedian Vince August can keep his job as a judge

    The Supreme Court of New Jersey today delayed a ruling that would have established whether Vince August could keep his part-time job as a municipal judge while simultaneously working as a stand-up comedian. This morning’s hearing came as August (real name: Vince A. Sicari) was appealing a 2008 state ethics board committee ruling that said Sicari could not perform both functions. In 2010, the Committee on Extra-Judicial Activities supported that

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    Read Tom Scharpling’s complete live Tweeting of Chris Christie at Starbucks

    This afternoon, Tom Scharpling, host of every comedian’s favorite free-form radio program, The Best Show on WFMU and the director of some of the coolest and funniest music videos, started live Tweeting his experience at a New Jersey Starbucks, where Gov. Chris Christie sat two seats away. Well, that’s the comedic reality he established, anyway. It was hilarious throughout, so I wanted to make sure you guys had it in

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    Kevin Smith is not a comedian, but he’ll give you the George Carlin treatment on Oct. 23

    For Kevin Smith, his upcoming EPIX performance special, Kevin Smith: Too Fat for 40, is both a happy accident and a culmination of many of his recent, high profile battles with cyber antagonists and Southwest Airlines (he was kicked off a flight for being too large; see video below). Throughout a recent discussion with bloggers at his Los Angeles podcasting theater, the SModcastle, Smith, with his trademark honesty and profanity,

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    Bill Bellamy: Diversifying a portfolio of comedy

    Veteran comedian Bill Bellamy has made a profitable habit of continually reinventing himself over the last two decades. But the Last Comic Standing host has never let go of stand-up. Bill Bellamy is the Madonna of stand-up comedy. Hear us out. Like the Material Girl, the 43-year-old Newark, New Jersey native has enjoyed an amazingly long and diverse career by constantly reinventing himself and keeping flexible; both stars also have

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    Ben Bailey: Riding high in the Cash Cab

    Beep, beep! Get out of Ben Bailey’s way. He’s speeding toward the top, but the red-hot veteran comedian stops long enough to open up to Punchline Magazine Compared to, say, Chris Rock and Dane Cook — whose celebrity wattage even eclipses the spotlight that illuminates both cosmic comics — Ben Bailey emits the equivalent of star-lite. But here in Morristown, N.J., about five miles from home and maybe 25 miles

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    Dov Davidoff: Jokes from the junkyard

    Comedian Dov Davidoff has shared the big screen with Mark Wahlberg in Invincible and the small screen with Jeff Goldblum in NBC’s Raines. Onstage, however, the New Jersey native shares the spotlight with a bunch of people you’ve never heard of. James, Bill, Sarah or whoever it is that paid the cover charge and is sitting in the front row has earned themselves a co-starring role in the Hollywood headliner’s

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