Kyle Kinane, Scott Aukerman, Dave Hill, Tom Scharpling, and David Wain re-recorded The Super Bowl Shuffle, and it’s glorious
Thanks to the Louisville based radio show, FPK After Dark, “The Super Bowl Shuffle” has been reinvented. You may or may not remember the original from the 1985 Chicago Bears. Either way, FPK After Dark host Sean Cannon put together an all-star list of people and comedians, including... [Read More]
Good Job Internet: The Goodyear Blimp will fly Ice Cube over Los Angeles for charity
About a year ago comedian Donovan Strain helped us solve a conundrum that’s plagued us since the mid 90′s. And that was to figure out what day was actually the “good day” in which Ice Cube refers to in his 1993 hit song, “It Was A Good Day.” So Strain crunched the... [Read More]
Comic Relief in hot water after investing in alcohol, tobacco, and guns
Looks like Comic Relief was looking for relief in all the wrong places. The British charity “Comedy Relief” was founded in 1985 and works hard to raise and donate millions of pounds each year to those in need. However, a recent BBC documentary found that while the charity preaches cuttin... [Read More]
Never not funny: A conversation with Jimmy Pardo
In just a few days, comedian Jimmy Pardo and his podcast, Never Not Funny is the returning host of the fifth annual Pardcast-a-thon. He’s streaming the event live from 12 noon to 12 midnight PST on November 29th (Black Friday) as a fundraiser to benefit Smile Train, an International charity th... [Read More]
Jimmy Pardo Is Hosting His Fifth Annual Podcast Marathon for Charity
by Bradford Evans Jimmy Pardo, host of the podcast Never Not Funny is set for his the Fifth Annual Pardcast-a-Thon, the annual podcast marathon he does to benefit the charity Smile Train. The event will take place from noon to midnight PST on Friday, November 29th, with Zach Galifianakis, Patton Osw... [Read More]
Kevin Hart donates $250,000 to public schools in Philadelphia
There isn’t much better or cooler than seeing a top-notch performer who remembers where they came from. Kevin Hart is the most recent and, arguably, now the best example of this. Hart heard about his hometown of Philadelphia going through tremendous budget cutbacks and major staff layoffs. So ... [Read More]
Bid to win the “Sexy Vagina” Halloween costume from The Daily Show. It’s for Charity. Whomever she is.
Can you outbid $910 to win and wear the "Sexy Vagina" costume this Halloween? That's where things stood at 11:30 a.m. Eastern today, with a day and a few hours remaining in the eBay auction for the vagina, er, vulva, displayed by The Daily Show's correspondent Kristen Schaal during her report on the... [Read More]
Comedy Gives Back with 24-hour telethon, live and online, for Malaria No More
Comedy Gives Back will produce a 24-hour international digital telethon next month -- with comedians such as Kevin Nealon, Dane Cook and Adam Devine seen above promoting it -- in live comedy shows in New York City, Los Angeles, London and Sydney, and wherever you have a screen to livestre... [Read More]
Shaking With Laughter 2013: A Funny Fundraiser for Parkinson’s
Big laughs, great cause, feel good fun. Go check out Charitybuzz, a global charity auction site that now through October 2nd,  is hosting Shaking With Laughter 2013: A Funny Fundraiser for Parkinson’s. [...]Author informationDavid DeanPublisher at Serial OptimistDavid is the pub... [Read More]
Team Coco and Rx Laughter: Easing Pain Through Charity
Here at AmericasComedy.Com there are three things we like: comedy, charity, and Team Coco. Actually we like other things, but some things said in our editorial meetings should stay in our editorial meetings. We’re a pretty eccentric group, we are. Th... [Read More]