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Harnessing Absurdity to Help Others with Kurt Braunohler

You can catch Kurt Braunohler’s new episode of The Half Hour this Friday, July 25, but he’s been focused on a lot more than just standup lately. In June, the comedian jet skied the Mississippi River from Chicago to New Orleans as part of his Indiegogo campaign to raise $50,000 to provide 500 goats and 1000 chickens to African families in need. The quest is documented in his Comedy Central web series Roustabout, coming out this fall.

On top of that, Kurt is starring in the upcoming film B Roll, has plans to release a compilation album from his standup/variety show Hot Tub with Kristen Schaal, and continues [...]

Kurt Braunohler Is Jet Skiing the Mississippi to Feed African Families in His Dumb, Important New Web Series

Here's the trailer for Roustabout, Kurt Braunohler's new web series through Comedy Central's digital wing CC:Studios. As Braunohler explains, the show will document him jet skiing from Chicago to New Orleans (if that's possible) to raise money to feed farm animals to a bunch of African families. Here's the IndieGoGo link, in which Braunohler accurately calls this whole enterprise "the dumbest way to make the world a better place."

Watch Kurt Braunohler Jet Ski the Mississippi in the Trailer for 'Roustabout'

Here's the trailer for Kurt Braunohler's new Comedy Central web series Roustabout, which found him jet skiing from Chicago to New Orleans to raise money to send food to Africa and hanging out with a bunch of cool comedians along the way.

Kurt Braunohler Successfully Made It From Chicago to New Orleans Via Jet Ski

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 [...]