If you can get past all of the unnecessary dick jokes from the host, Seth Rogen’s Hilarity For Charity, which he actually co-presents on Netflix with actress Lauren Miller Rogen (whose mother has Alzheimer’s), there’s an interesting and special take on the comedy special going on here, with fund-raising for the caregivers and caregiving of Alzheimer’s patients. Go to DonateHFC.com to donate.
Interesting in that they staged self-aware comedy sketches in front of the live audience, while filming it as if they were somewhere else.
Special in seeing which comedians took the benefit as a challenge to see how edgy they could be, while others took it as a challenge to show their comedy chops.
Tiffany Haddish definitely shone brightest and best as the night’s comedy headliner. John Mulaney may be the funniest guy around right now. And Michelle Wolf definitely is keyed into the zeitgeist.