• Homer Simpson takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

    Though the Ice Bucket Challenge began nearly one month ago the viral charity campaign is still going strong, having raised $94.3 million to date. Compare that to the $2.7 million The ALS Association raised last year during the same period. Impressive! The latest comedy star to take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge is Homer Simpson. You may think he’s lazy and self-centered, but the truth is he cares. Check

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    Triumph the Insult Comic Dog will insult you on video– and for a worthy cause (Contest)

    There’s been handful of truly great insult comedians throughout the history of comedy– Don Rickles, Lisa Lampanelli, Jeff Ross come to mind. But no one but Triumph the Insult Comic Dog has mastered the art of the insult (while being a rubber canine) the way Triumph has. And that is why it would be an amazing honor to be insulted by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. And that is why

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    Comedy Gives Back and Dailymotion will launch worldwide benefit for Malaria No More

    In what might be the furthest reaching comedy related benefit of 2013, comedians from around the globe are coming together on Nov. 6 for Comedy Gives Back, a 24-hour digital telethon. Benefiting Malaria No More, comedians in New York (8 pm ET), Los Angeles (8 and 10 pm PT), London (10:15 pm GMT) and Sydney (7 pm AEDT on Nov. 7), will perform onstage with Dailymotion providing a live stream

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    Rob Riggle will claim your fart for charity (Video)

    Rob Riggle is an actor, comedian and marine. And now he’s a fart claimer. It’s that time of the year(s) again, time for Comedy Central’s biennial telethon/fundraiser/cornucopia-of-comedy charity event to benefit Autism charities, Night of Too Many Stars. Along with a long list of like Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Fred Armisen, Jimmy Kimmel and Seth Rogen, Rob Riggle is doing his part by claiming your fart. Later this month, the

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    Watch Flight of the Conchords interview kids, debut new video ‘Feel Inside (And Stuff Like That)’

    While Flight of the Conchords may have been quiet the last few years, that doesn’t mean they don’t still care…about the children. And they’ve proved it with this brand new 14-minute video the produced in order to help raise funds for Cure Kids, a charity based in New Zealand, the duo’s home country. After a series of hilariously awkward interviews with children, the video for “Feel Inside (And Stuff Like

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    Stephen Colbert lends his support to troops through Reddit gift program

    Stephen Colbert recently had the honor of becoming the first man ever to be included on Maxim’s Hot 100 list, but he’s not one to just coast on his good looks. Colbert is getting charitable and showing his appreciation for our troops by participating in a new Reddit gift-giving campaign for soldiers serving overseas. Last year the Colbert Report host learned for himself how charitable the Reddit community could be

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    Ray Romano, Marc Maron and more to perform for government watchdog charity

    Come on out to laugh for the EveryMan… well, at least if you’re going to be in the Beverly Hills area this Sunday. The consumer advocacy organization Public Citizen is holding its annual ‘Stand Up For Main Street’ benefit. According to its website, “the Washington D.C.-based watchdog group is a champion of the public interest, representing citizens’ rights before [Capital Hill].” Basically, the group tries to make sure that you

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    Lewis Black will compete on Jeopardy! for charity

    Lewis Black is a great many things: Comedian (obvs.), playwright (real fans know this), Daily Show commentator, golfer and lovable curmudgeon. And now he’ll be able to add Jeopardy! contestant to that long list. It’s true, it’s true. On Saturday, the veteran comic will make his way to the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. to tape episodes for the 28-year-old game show’s Power Players Week. His opponents: the Chicago

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    Jenna Elfman shines a light on comedy charity Laugh For Sight (Interview)

    Jenna Elfman is known not just for her wide-ranging work on television and in movies, but also for her varied philanthropic causes. Most recently, the Damages actress walked in the Red Dress Collection fashion show – along with Rebecca Romijn, Hilary Duff and more – on Feb. 8 (pictured above), to support The Heart Truth organization, which promotes heart disease-awareness among women. And tonight, she’s bringing her talents to the

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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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    Louis C.K. gives $280,000 to five charities after ‘Live at the Beacon’ sales rocket to $1 million

    After 10 days on sale, Louis C.K.’s newest stand-up comedy special Live at the Beacon Theater has made $1 million. And Louis is not at all comfortable having that much money all at once. After 27 years in the business, he’s never been in this position— and so, he had to do something about the awkwardness. His answer was to give a shitload of his money away— pretty much immediately.

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    Seth Rogen desperately needs a host for Alzheimer’s charity event (Video)

    Over the years, Seth Rogen has burned a lot of bridges in Hollywood– or so he says in this newly-posted video for Funny Or Die. Add to that his incessant pot smoking combined with his role as presenter for an upcoming charity event to raise cash for Alzheimer’s research, and we’ve got a problem– namely that Rogen forgot to secure a host for said event. So, what to do? To

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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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    Comedian Jimmy Pardo’s “Pardcast-a-thon” to benefit Smile Train set for Nov. 25

    It’s that time of year again– time for comedian Jimmy Pardo’s Never Not Funny podcast marathon. This year marks the third annual Pardcast-a-thon, which once again will broadcast for 12 non-stop hours beginning Friday, Nov. 25 at 9 p.m. ET. And if ever there was a comedian who was capable of talking to other comedians for 12 hours straight, that comedian is Jimmy Pardo. The Pardcast-a-thon will feature more than

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    Watch Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong, Aziz Ansari and more stand up to cancer in “Star Wars” tribute

    I love Stars Wars. I know a lot of you reading this love Star Wars, too. I’m talking about the original three movies– not the horrendous newer three. So you Star Wars lovers probably know that George Lucas is releasing all six movies on Blu-ray on Sept. 16. You might also know that he’s decided to defecate on the original trilogy by adding some needless crappy dialogue to integral scenes

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