• Comedian Shane Mauss thinks our toilets will be doctors in the future (Video)

    Comedian Shane Mauss has been in our sights for years now. Why? Because he’s fucking funny, that’s why. We even named his debut album Jokes To Make My Parents Proud one of the 10 best comedy albums of 2010. He was also included on our list of 11 funniest stories told by comedians, which, has gone pretty viral with nearly 20,000 people sharing the list with friends. So, it’s nice

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    11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

    Story telling is an integral part of stand-up comedy. Most comedians, in some form, tell stories. Maybe a story comes as a quick aside to further explain the premise of a joke; sometimes it takes the form of an extended tag at the end of a minute-long bit. At times, a comedian will tell a story about his or her day to break up the more scripted part of their

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    South By Southwest Comedy: Day 4, with Ansari, Maron, Benson and more

    AUSTIN– The fourth and final day of comedy events during SXSW Interactive (more comedy comes this weekend) kicked off with a taping of Marc Maron’s WTF podcast. Before the guests took the stage, Maron chatted a bit about his time in Austin and at SXSW. And man, did he have the Interactive folks pegged: nowhere else, he noted, had he seen such a “focused and intelligent line of bullshit.” Few

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    The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2010

    We’re quite excited to post this– our annual list and guide to Punchline Magazine’s favorite comedy albums of the year. A few notes before we get started: First, a lot of comedy releases these days are produced as television specials first, then released as albums, DVDs or both. So that begs the question: What makes a release eligible for the album list and what makes a release eligible as a

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    A Tight Five: Video interview with Shane Mauss

    In a new special installment of our video interview series A Tight Five, filmed at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival a few weeks ago, we chat with quickly-rising comedian Shane Mauss. We talk about everything from his new Comedy Central album Jokes to Make My Parents proud to farts to Wisconsin to farts again and more (farts). So, sit back and enjoy. And if you’re looking to download’s Shane’s album

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    Shane Mauss: Jokes to Make My Parents Proud

    Sometimes, being juvenile can be a good thing. While often associated with being crass, on the other hand, when done right, there can be a childlike charm that proves good-natured and simultaneously devious. Shane Mauss is all of those things. On Jokes to Make My Parents Proud (Comedy Central Records), Mauss exhibits a very kid-like humor; he’s full of pranks, sarcasm, and  has no reservations about referencing butts, farts and

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