Marc Maron, Harland Williams to play benefit show for late comic Angelo Bowers
This coming Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Improv in Hollywood, Marc Maron, Harland Williams and more will perform at a show to benefit the family of late comedian Angelo Bowers, who died early Tuesday morning after sustaining injuries from a car crash c... [Read More]
Louis C.K. gives $280,000 to five charities after ‘Live at the Beacon’ sales rocket to $1 million
After 10 days on sale, Louis C.K.’s newest stand-up comedy special Live at the Beacon Theater has made $1 million. And Louis is not at all comfortable having that much money all at once. After 27 years in the business, he’s never been in this positio... [Read More]
Seth Rogen desperately needs a host for Alzheimer’s charity event (Video)
Over the years, Seth Rogen has burned a lot of bridges in Hollywood– or so he says in this newly-posted video for Funny Or Die. Add to that his incessant pot smoking combined with his role as presenter for an upcoming charity event to raise cas... [Read More]
Jimmy Pardo To Host Live Podcast Charity Event
Jimmy Pardo, host of the award-winning podcast “Never Not Funny,” presents the third annual Pardcast-A-Thon Fundraiser taking place on Friday, Nov. 25. The 12-hour show, co-hosted by Pardo, Matt Belknap and Pat Francis, will stream live at www.... [Read More]
Lewis Black auctions off luxury show seating for worldwide poverty charity
The comedy world’s favorite curmudgeon Lewis Black is helping to raise funds for charity Millennium Promise’s Spokes of Change initiative, which is a new campaign to support community health workers in Africa, and aims to end extreme poverty wo... [Read More]
Your FAQs for the annual Will Ferrell charity golf event have been answered
This photo has been zipping around the Internet today, and for good reason: It's funny and involves a famous comedian. In this case, Will Ferrell. But what about the golf tournament itself? Where is it? When is it? Why is... [Read More]
Lisa Lampanelli chats about her donation to gay group on behalf of Westboro Baptist Church (video)
Punchline Magazine talks to Lisa Lampanelli about her $50,000 check to the Gay Men’s Health Crisis in New York on behalf of the gay-hating Westboro Baptist Church. [Read More]
Photo: Lisa Lampanelli presents gay men’s group $50,000 on behalf of Westboro Baptist Church
Well, it’s official. Comedian Lisa Lampanelli, just moments ago, presented the Gay Men’s Health Crisis in New York City with a check for $50,000 on behalf of the gay-hating Westboro Baptist Church. And the proof is in the photo above. An... [Read More]
Lisa Lampanelli to present $50,000 to gay men’s group on Wednesday in Westboro Baptist Church’s name
Lisa Lampanelli will make a special trip to the Gay Men’s Health Crisis in New York on Wednesday at 3 pm to present the AIDS/HIV support organization with a check for $50,000. What makes the donation not only generous, but interesting ... [Read More]
FOX 5 / WNYW shames former Comix manager into repaying charity that had been stiffed after fund-raiser
A day after FOX 5 aired this "Shame, Shame, Shame" investigation that showed how former Comix manager Michael Palitz had stiffed a charity out of $7,400 it had raised at a fund-raiser at the now-closed comedy club, Palitz wanted to make amends. [Read More]