Donate gifts to Robert Kelly’s holiday gift drive benefiting children’s charities
It’s holiday season which hopefully brings us all good tidings and joy. Unfortunately there are those out there that don’t have as much to look forward to. Comedian Robert Kelly knows how this feels. As someone who spent time in the Foster system, Kelly is acutely aware about the feeling... [Read More]
Margaret Cho busking in the streets of San Francisco to #BeRobin, help the homeless
If you're walking the streets of San Francisco this month, you're likely to see an unfair number of homeless people and one busker singing and performing who should look familiar. Margaret Cho has gone Dancing With the Stars, but now she's dancing, singing and performing for the homeless. Cho began ... [Read More]
Bill Burr announces third annual Patrice O’Neal benefit show on February 11th at New York City Center
Bill Burr has announced the Third Annual Patrice O’Neal Benefit show for his late friend and comedian Patrice O’Neal. The show will take place on February 11, 2014 at the New York City Center at 7pm. It’s kinda nuts to think that we’re about a week away (November 29th) from t... [Read More]
Comedy festival and suicide prevention, Maui Comedy Festival partners with The American Federation for Suicide Prevention
Suicide is a serious condition that many struggle with. Things once again hit the comedy community all too close the recent death of Robin Williams. It’s in his honor that the Maui Comedy Festival has announced a partnership with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. In addition to donat... [Read More]
Donate to charity for a chance to play video games with Will Ferrell
Everyone knows Will Ferrell (or “Pharrell”) is an excellent gamer. If you want to see if you can compete with the master, donate to Ferrell’s new Indiegogo campaign. In an effort to raise $375,000 for children with cancer, donations of $10 or more will be entered in a drawing to wi... [Read More]
Will Ferrell Wants to Play Video Games with You for Charity
by Megh Wright If your biggest dream is to win a half-eaten bag of Skittles and the chance to play video games with Will Ferrell, his newest charity push "Will Ferrell's SuperMegaBlastMax Gamer Challenge" might make those dreams come true. Ferrell has set up an Indiegogo campaign at WillFerrellHates... [Read More]
Only four days left in Kurt Braunohler’s “Jet Ski for Goats” campaign
Kurt Braunohler’s new web-series, Roustabout, is set to debut later this fall on Comedy Cental’s website. For the show, Braunohler jet-skied the Mississippi River to raise $50,000 for Heifer International. That $50,000 would provide 500 goats and 1000 chickens to families in African to g... [Read More]
Help Chris O'Dowd Make a Hot Air Balloon Shaped Like Peter Griffin's Testicles
by Megh Wright It's for cancer awareness, not that you needed a reason. The Daily Dot reports that Chris O'Dowd has teamed up with British charity Male Cancer Awareness Campaign for their new Indiegogo campaign called "Skyballs" to "build, launch and tour the world in a hot-air balloon shaped like a... [Read More]
Homer Simpson takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)
Though the Ice Bucket Challenge began nearly one month ago the viral charity campaign is still going strong, having raised $94.3 million to date. Compare that to the $2.7 million The ALS Association raised last year during the same period. Impressive! The latest comedy star to take part in the Ice B... [Read More]
Bill Burr, Jimmy Fallon, Marc Maron, Craig Ferguson, Jim Gaffigan to headline 20th Anniversary of Denis Leary’s “Comics Come Home”
Denis Leary’s annual charity event Comics Come Home is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The longest running comedy benefit in America will ring in its anniversary in Boston at the TD Gardens on Saturday November 8th at 8pm. While the benefit has always hosted an incredible lineup of... [Read More]