Image of How to donate to a fund helping Robert Schimmel's children
How to donate to a fund helping Robert Schimmel's children
Jessica Katz, oldest daughter of the late Robert Schimmel, has established a fund to help the family pay for the medical bills for Schimmel's other daughter, Aliyah, and his son, Jacob, both of whom were also injured in the car accident that took the comedian's life last month. [Read More]
 
Image of Stephen Colbert Responds to Reddit; Donations Top $200K
Stephen Colbert Responds to Reddit; Donations Top $200K
a group of Redditors hoping for a Colbert Rally in Washington DC have been drumming up donations to Donors Choose, one of Stephen's favorite charities. The tally has just topped $200,000... [Read More]
 
Image of Colbert Rally Supporters Raise $100,000 for Teachers
Colbert Rally Supporters Raise $100,000 for Teachers
Some Redditors (it's always the Redditors, isn't it?) decided to put their e-money where their iMouths are by drumming up contibutions to Donors Choose, one of Stephen's favorite charities. With an initial goal of surpassing Hillary Clinton's group's total of $29,945 in one week, the Restoring Truthiness group has raised over $100,000 in just 18 hours! [Read More]
 
Image of Portion of Margaret Cho tour proceeds will go to charity
Portion of Margaret Cho tour proceeds will go to charity
Here at the old Punchline Magazine printing press, we’ve been doing a lot of reporting (read: drooling over) on Margaret Cho and her forthcoming musical comedy tour; undertaken, naturally, in su... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central Announces Third Biennial Night of Too Many Stars
Here at the Biennial Star-Studded Autism Benefit Insider, we cover a lot of biennial star-studded autism benefit shows. I try not to play favorites, because they are all entertaining, for a good cau... [Read More]
 
Tell the world that you are familiar with the Internet by wearing Betty White's face on a hoodie | The A.V. Club
Betty White has licensed her likeness to a fashion line launching this August, hoping to capitalize on her sudden ubiquity—and raise proceeds for the Morris Animal Foundation—with a collection of T-shirts and hoodies [Read More]
 
Goundlings alumni band together to help founder Gary Austin
the man who founded The Groundlings is facing a tough battle with cancer, and Gary Austin's friends are rallying around to offer their help. [Read More]
 
Retweet Colbert for the Gul oil spill recovery effort | Comedy Central Insider
if you wanted Comedy Central to donate a dollar to the Gulf oil spill recovery all you have to do now is retweet a tweet by Stephen Colbert.. [Read More]
 
The Laugh Factory opens its doors for 26th year for at-risk kids of its Charity Comedy Camp
Jamie Masada and The Laugh Factory have been operating a Charity Comedy Camp for at-risk kids for the past quarter-century, and on Saturday, they're opening the doors again for underprivileged kids... [Read More]
 
Life of Brian script to be auctioned off for charity | Chortle
An original script from Monty Python’s Life of Brian is to be auctioned off. The document from the 1979 film been signed by John Cleese, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and Michael Palin and will be going under the hammer at a £250-a-head charity dinner next month. Palin sad: ‘This is one of the most important working scripts of Life of Brian. It belonged to our heroic, and very funny, first assistant director Jonathan Benson whose job it was to keep cast, crew and John Cleese happy every day of the ... [Read More]