• Patrice O’Neal benefit will feature Bill Burr, Hannibal Buress, Michael Che, Jim Norton and many more

    Just a week and a half before the anniversary of his passing, the 3rd annual Patrice O’Neal Comedy Benefit was announced, taking place at the New York City Center. In its third year, the benefit began as the brainchild of close friend and fellow comedian Bill Burr as a way to raise money for Patrice O’Neal’s family, in the wake of the veteran comedian’s untimely death on Nov. 29, 2011

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    Adam Sandler brings the house down at Hurricane Sandy benefit with his take on ‘Hallelujah’ (Video)

    Last night, every entertainer in the world came together onstage at Madison Square Garden in New York to raise money for victims of Hurricane Sandy. But when Adam Sandler, accompanied by Paul Shaffer, delivered his rendition of the always-emotional “Hallelujah,” (its use in Shrek is even moving), the thousands in attendance couldn’t help but laugh and cry simultaneously. Check out the full performance below. Be sure to subscribe to the

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    Louis C.K. will perform Staten Island benefit shows, giving away tickets to Hurricane Sandy victims

    Never one to back away from a good deed opportunity, Louis C.K. is set to perform two shows on Nov. 17 to benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy on Staten Island, arguably the hardest hit of those affected on the East Coast. And fittingly, C.K. will do the shows on the island at the St. George Theatre, which is where C.K. performed during last year’s New York Comedy Festival. To

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    Marc Maron, Harland Williams to play benefit show for late comic Angelo Bowers

    This coming Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Improv in Hollywood, Marc Maron, Harland Williams and more will perform at a show to benefit the family of late comedian Angelo Bowers, who died early Tuesday morning after sustaining injuries from a car crash caused by a drunk driver. He was 26. Ticket sales will also go to help paying comedian Josh Adam Meyers’ hospital bills. Meyers was in the car with

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    Multi-city comedy benefit featuring Maron, Papa, Quinn and more raises money for Haiti

    Jodi Lieberman, Amber J. Lawson and Zoe Friedman are three powerhouses in the world of comedy, and I’m proud to say I know them all! They teamed up to create Transforming The World Through Comedy, a philanthropic organization simply known as TWT, because they said they wanted to use the power of comedy to help those less fortunate than them. So last night they held the world’s first multi-city —

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