Greg Giraldo benefit planned; Dave Attell, Lewis Black, Jim Norton set to perform
Since Greg Giraldo’s untimely passing in September,  friends and the comedy community have shown great support– especially toward the comedian’s family (his three young sons) and his ex-wife Mary Ann.. [Read More]
A complete list of Comedy Death Ray auction items for charity
As reported earlier last week, Comedy Death Ray is holding its annual benefit for the LA Food Bank and this year’s auction is something to get excited about. The complete auction list is loaded with special VIP passes, private parties, and live in-living-room performances – some with bids well exceeding thousands of dollars. Check out the list.. [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Donates Black Card -- Ice Cream for Life! | TMZ
It's the holy grail for ice cream lovers -- but comedian Patton Oswalt has decided to get rid of it anyway ... auctioning off his Carvel Black Card for charity ... a piece of plastic worth 75 years of free ice cream on ebay. [Read More]
Comedy Death-Ray's LA Food Bank Charity Auction Offering Up Some Incredible Comedy Experiences
Want to do something good for the LA Food Bank while also selfishly getting a really awesome and unique comedy-based experience? Good news! Comedy Death-Ray's Xmas Nativity Pageant Benefit 2010 has a whole slew of amazing things up for sale on eBay, and all of the proceeds are go... [Read More]
Natasha Leggero, Bryan Callen headline comedy event to benefit children’s charity
The fine beverage publication Mutineer Magazine is presenting a comedy “festival” in the heart of wine country. Located at the Jacuzzi Family Vineyards in Sonoma, CA, the festival will feature co-headliners Natasha Leggero and Bryan Calle... [Read More]
Ray Romano Hosts Comedy Show For Peter Boyle Memorial Fund
Costars Ray Romano and Doris Roberts, who played son and mother on the long-running sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, were reunited on stage at the International Myeloma Foundation 4th Annual Comedy Celebration. They were there to honor Peter Boyle who played Frank Barone, the grumpy patriarch of the TV family. And the event benefited the Peter Boyle Memorial Fund, which was established by his family to support the International Myeloma Foundation’s research programs. [Read More]
Jimmy Pardo’s ‘Never Not Funny’ raises $28,000 for charity
Jimmy Pardo and his Never Not Funny podcast successfully raised over $28,000 for the Smile Train (a charity providing free cleft surgery for millions of poor children in developing countries) with the show’s annual Pardcast-a-thon. The live 12-hour ... [Read More]
Pat Thornton’s 24-Hour Standup Comedy Marathon at Comedy Bar, Toronto, Nov. 15-16, 2010 recap | Back to the World
Just the way that your cousin or your co-worker will bug you to pledge a certain amount for every mile they walk for cancer or for the moustache they’re growing this month, comedian Pat Thornton was for the second year doing a 24-hour stand-up comedy marathon for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which fights AIDS in Africa. [Read More]
Variety's Power of Comedy to Honor Russell Brand
If you'll be in H'w'd on December 4, you will definitely want to add this to your sked. At their upcoming Power of Comedy benefit, Variety will be awarding Russell Brand with the first-ever Power of Comedy Philanthropy Award (or as I assume... [Read More]
Bob Saget, Olsen twins, Jerry Seinfeld, more raise $700k for scleroderma research
Family, friends, and supporters came together Monday night at Carolines on Broadway in New York City for comedian Bob Saget’s annual scleroderma fundraiser. And just moments ago, Saget tweeted that the event raised nearly $700,000. [Read More]