A couple weeks ago, comedian Kurt Braunohler announced he would be jet skiing Chicago to New Orleans via the Mississippi to earn money to send animals to eat to a African families as part of his new Comedy Central web series Roustabout. It turns out his plan worked out, as he successfully completed his journey yesterday evening, arriving in New Orleans and doing a free show there. Braunohler left on Friday, May 30th, and was traveling for seven days before reaching New Orleans.
Roustabout will debut on Comedy Central's YouTube channel once all the footage is put together. The series features comedians like Jon Daly, Kyle Kinane, Wyatt [...]
Jimmy Pardo, host of the podcast Never Not Funny is set for his the Fifth Annual Pardcast-a-Thon, the annual podcast marathon he does to benefit the charity Smile Train. The event will take place from noon to midnight PST on Friday, November 29th, with Zach Galifianakis, Patton Oswalt, Scott Aukerman, Andy Richter, Doug Benson, Joel Stein, and Phil Hendrie scheduled to participate, along with Pardo's co-hosts Matt Belknap and Pat Francis.
Started in 2009, the annual event has attracted past guests like Conan O'Brien, Amy Poehler, Sarah Silverman, Jon Hamm, and more. Past Pardcast-a-Thons have raised over $300,000 for Smile Train, an international charity that repairs childrens' cleft palates. The event [...]
Here's a new Funny or Die video Seth Rogen made for an Alzheimer's Association event he's hosting called Hilarity for Charity. Like all good charity videos, it involves the spokesperson committing armed robbery, playing Russian roulette, and making meth with Bryan Cranston.
After Louis C.K. Tweeted about donating the profit from his special to charity and we were all "Explain yourself!" he must've put in an emergency call to Jimmy Fallon and been like "dude, I gotta come on tonight and explain myself." Because that is what he did! He also announced that sales of the special have reached $1 million. Then he turned into a butterfly and flew away to a meadow full of rainbows, healing everything his wings flapped past along the way. First part of the interview below.
Do you have a couple thousand spare dollars and the desire to seriously impress and excite a Community fan? Until September 22, the show is auctioning off a walk-on role with proceeds going to the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA). First the new guest stars, now this; looks like Community's really trying to drum up some well-deserved ratings and awards attention this year. Bidding's already up to a clean thou, but it's worth it for the chance to sit at that table when no one's looking and pretend that the show is real life and you're the eighth member of the study [...]