Veterans’ fundraiser to go virtual, with a prince and a Boss
This combination photo shows Brad Paisley, from left, Bruce Springsteen and Sheryl Crow who will participate in this years Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser on Nov. 18. The fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their families, will also feature comedians including Nate Bargatze, Ronny Chieng, Tiffany Haddish, Iliza Shlesinger and Ray Romano. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – This year’s Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser is going virtual for the first time and The Boss will once again be there. Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, Tiffany Haddish and Brad Paisley have all signed up to participate — as well as Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, for the first time. The fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their families, will also feature comedians and musicians including Nate Bargatze, Ronny Chieng, Mickey Guyton, Patti Scialfa, Iliza Shlesinger, Jeannie Gaffigan and Ray Romano.
`Comedy in Color' audiobook coming out Sept. 29
NEW YORK The Comedy in Color standup franchise will soon be expanded to audiobooks. Simon & Schuster Audio and Laugh Out Loud announced Wednesday that Laugh Out Loud Presents Comedy in Color, Volume 1 will go on sale Sept. 29. The host is Lil Rel Howery of Get Out fame, who said in a statement that he hoped to take listeners on a hilarious ride with a diverse set of comedians who got jokes.Comedians featured will include Chris Distefano, Aida Rodriguez, Vir Das, Ronny Chieng and Nate Bargatze. Laugh Out Loud is an entertainment company founded by Kevin Hart.