• 10 Facts about Sam Kinison on the deceased comedian’s 65th birthday

    Today would have been Sam Kinison’s 65th birthday. The comedy legend died in a drunk driving accident in 1992 at the tragically young age of 38. On his way to a sold-out show, his car was struck by a teenaged drunk driver. Kinison was a beloved comic known for his larger-than-life stage presence and primal yell. He would scream into the microphone and run around the stage with unmatched intensity.

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    Sam Kinison: Breaking The Rules released by Comedy Dynamics

    Sam Kinison died tragically 24 years ago but his spirit has lived on through newer generations of comedians and, more directly, through the recorded material he’s left behind. Comedy Dynamics will continue to stoke Kinison’s fiery legacy by releasing an album version of Sam Kinison: Breaking The Rules on Friday, Sept. 2. Breaking The Rules will be available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play in addition to other digital retailers and,

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    Ralphie May talks growing up poor, Sam Kinison and respect on The Laughspin Podcast (Audio)

    With seven stand-up comedy specials under his belt and the ability to sell out theaters across the country, Ralphie May is one of the most prolific comedians of our time. He’s only 43 and already has 25 years in the business. His latest special Unruly is now streaming on Netflix, so we thought it was the perfect time to catch up with Ralphie on The Laughspin Podcast. Below are just

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    Josh Gad will play Sam Kinison in upcoming biopic

    A much-deserved biopic of late comedian Sam Kinison is finally on in the works and actor/writer Josh Gad has been cast as the legendary comedian. Larry Charles (Borat, Bruno) will direct and Rich Wilkes wrote the script based on the book Brother Sam, written by Kinison’s brother, Bill. Deadline reports the film will cover everything from the 1980s on, especially his transition from Pentecostal preacher to a manic stand-up comedian.

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    Review: Don Jamieson’s “Live and Hilarious”

    Seven tracks into Don Jamieson’s raucous and obscene stand-up album, Live and Hilarious, there’s an unfortunately timed bit called, “Obama, Osama, Airport Security,” in which Jamieson asserts that Obama isn’t doing enough to find OBL and end the war on terror. The inclusion of the track, though of course unintentional, renders the album almost instantly dated; and that’s too bad, because Live and Hilarious is otherwise the best of what

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    Sam Kinison had a lot to say about Good Friday and Easter; let's watch!

    How many non-practicing, heathen Christian-types do we have out there? My guess, is a decent amount. But we at Punchline Magazine are not out to judge anyone for their religious or non-religious proclivities. We are here to make you laugh and to expose you to people who can make you laugh– also known as comedians. And what better day to get a chuckle than the Christian holiday of Good Friday–

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    Sam Kinison and best friend "shared" wife during cocaine-fueled past

    As you probably know, on today’s just-released episode of WTF with Marc Maron, Carl La Bove — comedian and former best friend of the late Sam Kinison — chatted with Maron about the fact that Kinison is the one who actually fathered La Bove’s ex-wife’s daughter, now 21 years old. The conception, it turns out, occurred at a time where La Bove and Kinison, in cocaine-fueled episodes, “shared” La Bove’s

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    Sam Kinison fathered friend's ex-wife's child; story revealed to Marc Maron on Monday podcast

    Late yesterday, news broke that the late Sam Kinison’s best friend, comedian Carl La Bove had claimed in court that his ex-wife’s child was fathered by Kinison. But that story, whom many believe to be the truth, has been circulating in the comedy world for years. On Monday, an episode of WTF with Marc Maron will go live, wherein Maron sits down with La Bove. “I was 22 years old

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    Sam Kinison friend claims late comedian fathered ex-wife’s child

    The life of a stand-up comedian is rarely squeaky clean, and sometimes it turns into a bit of a scandal, even if said comedian hasn’t been around for years. The late Sam Kinison’s former friend and opening act, Carl La Bove, has reportedly obtained DNA evidence to show that Kinison fathered a daughter with La Bove’s ex-wife. He’s hoping that the evidence will free La Bove from nearly $188,000 in

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    Leno, Rock, Griffin, more come together for Sam Kinison tribute

    EPIX, a new premium cable channel announced that it will air a tribute show for the late comedian, Sam Kinison. Sam Kinison: Back from Hell will feature interviews and performances by Chris Rock, Kathy Griffin, Jay Leno, George Lopez, and Denis Leary among others. “We’re excited to bring together some of today’s most talented artists to pay homage to Kinison. He was a ground breaker whose performances inspired so many,”

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