Craig appeared at “Cool Comedy-Hot Cuisine,” a fundraiser for the Scleroderma Research Foundation in Los Angeles last night. Comedian Bill Bellamy tweeted afterward: Had a great time last night at Cool Comedy Hot Cuisine @SarahKSilverman @BillBellamy @CraigyFerg @BobSaget. We raised 500k. Yeah!
A half million bucks is not a bad night’s work for a good cause. We haven’t seen red carpet photos so far but RSA member Colleen_Byrne found a video clip of Craig performing at the event.
Another good cause in the works is happening thanks to some RSA members and it doesn’t take money, just an online signature. PixiePict and SapphireSong91 are circulating an online petition to help member justchristinah realize her wish. The idea is to get Christinah invited onto the Late Late Show, or perhaps Ellen or Oprah to talk about her life. Christinah is batting cancer and talks about it in her blog. Take a moment to read her story and sign the petition. #RSA Cares!
UPDATE: The Canadian student who asked to wear a kilt to his graduation ceremony has won his battle. The CBC among others are reporting that school officials decided to allow an exception to the district’s attire policy. Thanks to RSA member _JeremyThompson for spotting the news.
BONUS: Craig Ferguson will be a guest voice on the new cable television incarnation of the animated series Futurama! Entertainment Weekly has the news in an interview with the show’s executive producer.
OnMilwaukee.com‘s media critic interviews legendary talk show host Dick Cavett, who talks about his decades-long career interviewing famous people. In it, he praises Craig Ferguson as a favorite and says he should tell him so.
And speaking of television legends, Art Linkletter has passed away at the age of 97. If you’re too young to remember who Art was, take a moment or two to read about him. He was a friendly face familiar to millions of radio listeners and television viewers around the country.
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