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  1. Episode VII X-Wing Revealed in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Force for Change Charity Effort Video

    Stabilize your rear deflectors!

    Previously, J.J. Abrams used a very special charity announcement to give us a sneak peeK at one of Star Wars: Episode VII's aliens. Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert even got into the spirit recently by cosplaying Star Wars characters. But this time? Abrams reveals something really juicy - an X-Wing.

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  2. Kurt Braunohler’s Roustabout Gets a Trailer and One Final Push for Charity

    Get wet for goats!

    Comedian Kurt Braunohler rode a jet ski from Chicago to New Orleans as a stunt to raise enough money to send 500 goats and 1,000 chickens to Africa. Comedy Central filmed the whole thing for the new webseries Roustabout that premieres this month, but they're only at about half of their fundraising goal.

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  3. Here’s How Cat Videos Will Save the World (Really, They Benefit Charity Now)

    We can haz donations?

    Crowdfunding has tried to harness the power of the Internet, but that requires, you know, actual work to get people invested figuratively and literally in whatever it is you're funding. Charity Animal Television takes it one step further and taps into the lifeblood of the Internet: cat videos. And dog videos—anything adorable, really—and turns it into a furry charity cash flow generator.

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  4. Watch Live: Gamers Are Playing Every Super Mario Bros. Game Back-to-Back for Charity

    Let's help them raise some coin.

    Since 2008, the gamers behind Mario Marathon have played through every Super Mario Bros. games back-to-back-to-back-to-b--all right, you get it -- in an effort to raise money for Child's Play Charity. So far they're raised more than $400,000. Watch the live stream of their seventh marathon today at 11:00AM ET and maybe consider donating.

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  5. We Spoke to Kurt Braunohler About Jet Skis, Charity, and Getting Wet for Goats

    Did that goat ever find out who farted?

    You know the old story—a comedian rides a jet ski from Chicago to New Orleans to raise money to send goats and chickens to help African families. It's a tale as old as time! Comedian Kurt Braunohler is the first person to actually do this, and he filmed the whole thing for his new Comedy Central webseries Roustabout. We spoke with him about the project.

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  6. Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi Gives The Doctor A School Report Card For Charity

    Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Stuff

    Peter Capaldi was asked to share his own school report card but felt a fictional one might be a lot more fun. We think he was right. According to the Radio Times who got this lovely sneak peek, the Doctor Who actor produced this work of art for the educational charity Cecily's Fund. It will go up for auction, along with others, on Cecily's Fund's Ebay on June 24. We think Capaldi was fairly honest in his assessment of the Doctor but perhaps a bit too harsh overall. What do you think? Previously in Doctor Who

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  7. You Should Be Following Kurt Braunohler’s #Roustabout Exploits on Instagram

    Get wet for goats!

    Last week, we told you about comedian Kurt Braunohler's plan to ride a jet ski from Chicago to New Orleans to help poor families in Africa. The trip is already underway, and he's been Instagramming it the whole time. You can follow his exploits for yourself, but if you need some convincing here are some of our favorites so far:

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  8. Get a Part in Star Wars Episode VII by Donating $10 to Charity, See the Set in the Promo Video

    The Force is change I can believe in.

    Star Wars is great and all, but there are plenty of problems right here in out own galaxy. So, Disney and Lucasfilm are launching a new Force for Change initiative, so you can use the Force to help people right here on your own planet. To launch it, they're offering a part in Episode VII.

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  9. Kurt Braunohler Wants to Jet Ski From Chicago to New Orleans to “Get Wet for Goats” and Fight Hunger

    Plus the weirdest goat GIF we've ever made!

    Comedian Kurt Braunohler wants to help fight hunger, and he's doing it the only way he knows how -- public absurdity. In a new Comedy Central webseries, Braunohler will attempt to jet ski from Chicago to New Orleans to sent 500 goats and 1,000 chicken to hungry families in Africa. Check out his video.

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  10. Guys Dump Food On Their Heads For Charity [Video]

    I don't know who dared whom, but thank you.

    The premise sounds like American excess combined with Kids Choice Award slime silliness, but these videos of men passively being covered by all different types of food are surprisingly emotional. And don't worry--the wasteful mess is for a good cause.

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