Seattle Comedians To Show Their Warmth for Carl Warmenhoven
Carl Warmenhoven, a mainstay of the Seattle Underground since1980, suffered a stroke that left his left side partially paralyzed. Months of rehabilitation lie ahead for him to regain use of his entire left side. None of the cost of that rehab is covered by insurance. As a result, Seattle’s comedy community has quickly accepted responsibility to fund Warmenhoven’s rehab with every weapon in their bag of props. May 3-5, Seattle will be treated to an unprecedented festival of laughs to benefit Warm... [Read More]
2011 Greater Boston Comedy Relay kicks off on April 6
The Greater Boston Comedy Relay is kicking off a two-month series on Wednesday, April 6, at Mottley's Comedy Club. After a successful first year in 2010, the GBCR is back to once again take up the fight against cancer through laughter. Partnering with Big Sauce Radio, Nick's Comedy Stop, and Mottley's Comedy Club, the fundraising effort is a series of eleven shows involving over 30 of Boston's best comedians. [Read More]
Denver comedian Jared Ewy three days into 10-day goal of 100 shows
Denver comedian Jared Ewy is a few days into his quest, but still has a long way to go. Ewy is trying to do 100 comedy shows in 10 days. In exchange for a comedy show he is asking for a $10 minimum donation that will be given to the Volunteers of America. Monday was the third day of his effort. He has scheduled shows in homes, businesses, even on a light rail train. On Sunday, he did a show at a Sunday school. [Read More]
Greg Giraldo’s death inspires recovery foundation
In honor of comedian Greg Giraldo, a new recovery fund has started to help children deal with addictions in their families. The National Youth Recovery Foundation and Giraldo’s wife... [Read More]
Colin Quinn And Jerry Seinfeld to Give a Special Performance benefiting Giraldo family
for one night only comedians Colin Quinn and Jerry Seinfeld will give their best in “Big Time Comedy Show.” The event will be held at the Beacon Theater in New York, and hosted by Tom Papa (host of “The Marriage Ref”). The proceeds from the show will benefit the family of the late Greg Giraldo. Lewis Black, Dave Attell, Jim Norton, Judy Gold, Ted Alexandro and Jesse Joyce will join Quinn and Seinfeld as well. [Read More]
Greg Giraldo family benefit at the Beacon Theater presale begins tomorrow
As we reported earlier this week, there will be an all-star comedy show at the Beacon Theater in New York on Feb. 9 to benefit the family of Greg Giraldo. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Saturday. However, we just confirmed that there w... [Read More]
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]