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]
 
Jerry Seinfeld Taking Nashville Flood Seriously | Tonic
This vibrant city, home to most of America's celebrity country singers and famous institutions like the Grand Ole Opry, is still drowning in despair over the recent flood. Jerry Seinfeld is the latest celeb to step up and recognize Nashville's enduring need. Previously scheduled to perform at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, Seinfeld is now donating all the proceeds from his show to Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee and American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. [Read More]
 
Stars align in Hollywood for "Night of 140 Tweets" | the comic's comic
What happens when you get 140 performers -- from the biggest names in comedy to the biggest up-and-coming funny people, mixed in with Hollywood stars and starlets, musicians, writers, children's show makers, porn stars, and just plain clever people -- put them in a 99-seat sold-out north Hollywood theater, and let them unleash their favorite and sometimes raunchiest Twitter posts? You got the crazy scene last night at A Night of 140 Tweets, an all-star benefit for Haiti relief at the Upright Cit... [Read More]
 
Jon Stewart, Louis CK doing their part for NYC public schools; something in it for you, too! | the comic's comic
Jon Stewart and Louis CK are working to make the NYC public schools better.. [Read More]
 
Comedians for Haiti - Earthquake relief fund-raisers | the comic's comic
It has been heartening to see the comedy community come together and help in the fund-raising efforts in Haiti following the devastating 7.0 earthquake that hit the already-impoverished island nation earlier this week. [Read More]
 
UCBT Announces Charity Asssscat Shows For Haiti | The Apiary
The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre presents two special performances of their long-running improv show, ASSSSCAT, to raise support for Mercy Corps' relief efforts in Haiti after the devastating earthquake of January 12th. Every dollar raised at the show will go directly to Mercy Corps' relief efforts in Haiti. [Read More]
 
Wil Sylvince tells you how you can help his native Haitians; Letterman also makes a plea on TV | the comic's comic
Stand-up comedian Wil Sylvince, a past winner of New York's Funniest Stand-Up contest and native of Haiti offers suggestions for helping the Haitians.. David Letterman also takes a couple of minutes to tell people they can donate to the World Food Project. [Read More]