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John Mayer Is "Not Done Changing": Singer Debuts New Song at Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine, Hosted by Bob Saget

Author: Corinne Heller and Lindsey Caldwell
Date Published: June-2015
Source: E!

John Mayer is not done changing. Or at least, that's the working title of his new song, which he debuted on stage at the Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine fundraiser in Los Angeles, hosted by comic and Full House star Bob Saget, 59. The 37-year-old crooner started off by tuning his acoustic guitar, joking, "Most of the weird s--t I've ever said in my life was during the tuning."

 

Bob Saget Gathers 'Fuller House' Cast, Jokes with Jimmy Kimmel at Scleroderma Benefit

Author: Arlene Washington
Date Published: June-2015
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Leave it to Bob Saget to turn a fundraiser into a night of laughs and entertainment. Saget enlisted friends and fellow Fuller House castmembers John Stamos, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber, as well as comedians Jack Black, Jimmy Kimmel, Jeff Garlin and Jim Gaffigan for a night of laughs at the Cool Comedy-Hot Cuisine fundraiser for the Scleroderma Research Foundation on Friday night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.

 

Bob Saget Talks ‘Fuller House,’ Brings the Laughs at Scleroderma Research Foundation Event

Author: Alex Stedman
Date Published: June-2015
Source: Variety

There are few better ways to raise money and awareness than with tons of laughs — a fact the Scleroderma Research Foundation clearly knows. The foundation held its flagship Cool Comedy, Hot Cuisine fundraiser at the Beverly Wilshire in L.A. on Friday night, hosted by Bob Saget, who is a member of the foundation’s board and whose sister died of the disease in 1994. For the “Hot Cuisine” part of the title, “Top Chef Masters'” Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken provided the food, with Jimmy Kimmel, Jeff Garlin and Jim Gaffigan on hand for comedy performances.

 

Spywitness: Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine Brings Out the Stars to Smackdown Scleroderma

Author: Jenny Peters
Date Published: June-2015
Source: LA.com

It’s a horrific disease, scleroderma, an autoimmune illness that causes a hardening of the skin and internal organs that can lead to an early death. So what can you do about it? Laugh and give, that’s what. That’s what Bob Saget has been doing ever since his sister Gay succumbed to the disease at 47, many years ago. He’s been a tireless advocate and fundraiser ever since, working with the nonprofit Scleroderma Research Foundation to fund the research trying to improve therapies for those afflicted and to eventully eradicate the disease.

 

Apricus Biosciences Announces Multi-Year Partnership With the Scleroderma Research Foundation

Author: Apricus
Date Published: August-2014
Source: Market Watch

Apricus Biosciences, Inc. , a pharmaceutical company focusing on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for men's and women's health, today announced a multi-year partnership agreement with the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF) to support the foundation's activities and the further progress of SRF's groundbreaking research programs.

 

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Bob Saget, Jack Black, Jeffrey Ross and More at Cool Comedy, Hot Cuisine

Author: StarCam
Date Published: May-2013
Source: People

Bob Saget, Jack Black, Jeffrey Ross and more at Scleroderma Research Foundation's Cool Comedy-Hot Cuisine at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire from StarCam Tv.

 

It's a Full House Reunion – Three Tanners Back Together!

Author: R. Dyball
Date Published: May-2013
Source: People

The most recent Tanner family rendez-vous took place Tuesday night at the Cool Comedy Hot Cuisine event benefiting the Scleroderma Research Foundation in Beverly Hills, where Bob Saget (who played Danny Tanner) posed with his TV daughters, Candace Cameron-Bure (DJ Tanner) and Jodie Sweetin (Stephanie Tanner).

 

Celebrities give back: Bob Saget's Scleroderma Gala and Fortune Society Fall Benefit

Author: A. Ruppino
Date Published: November-2011
Source: Newsroom

Saget hosted the evening, because he is an SRF Board Member. His sister sadly passed away from the disease a few years ago. For those of you not familiar with this illness: Scleroderma is an autoimmune, vascular, and connective disease, which currently has no cure

 

Ashley Olsen Reunites With Bob Saget For a Special Charity Evening

Author:
Date Published: November-2011
Source:WireImage

Ashley Olsen showed support for her former Full House costar, Bob Saget, at the annual Cool Comedy — Hot Cuisine for Scleroderma Research Foundation event in NYC last night.

 

NHGRI selects new scientific director for intramural research

Author:
Date Published: August-2010
Source:NIH News

SRF Scientific Advisory Board Member, Daniel L. Kastner, M.D., Ph.D., has been selected to be the Scientific Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), NHGRI Director Eric D. Green, M.D., Ph.D., announced. Dr. Kastner currently serves as the Clinical Director and the Director of Translational Research at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS).

 

Susan Feniger Plays for SRF on Top Chef Masters - Her "Season Finale" Episode

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Date Published: May-2010
Source:Bravo TV

It's Now a Boys Club! Despite Susan Feniger's opinion that her dish as well executed, she is sent home.

 

Cool Comedy-Hot Cuisine Los Angeles "On The Red Carpet"

Author:
Date Published: May-2010
Source:ABC News

Bob Saget and friends heal with laughter.

 

Susan Feniger's "Touchdown" on Top Chef Masters

Author:
Date Published: May-2010
Source:Bravo TV

Touchdown! Susan Feniger swept the episode this week!

 

Susan Feniger: How I Made It In Los Angeles

Author: Nicole Larson
Date Published: March-2011
Source:Huffington Post

Before Top Chef Masters made her a household name across the country, Susan Feniger was already considered a 'top chef' here in LA, with restaurants like City Cafe, Cuidad, Border Grill, and Street. For thirty years, she's made LA a hub for serious foodies as much as she's left her own mark on the city.

 

America's Funniest Fundraiser-Bob Saget

Author: Chet Cooper
Date Published: March-2011
Source:Ability Magazine

Since losing his sister Gay to scleroderma, Saget has served on the Scleroderma Research Foundation’s board of directors, and today hosts the organization’s charity-packed benefits around the country. He sat down with ABILITY’s Chet Cooper and Regina Hall to discuss his upcoming benefit, “Cool Comedy/Hot Cuisine,” and shared insight into how he managed to keep laughing in the midst of family tragedy.

 

Andy Richter Takes Round One of the Jeopardy! Celebrity Invitational

Author:
Date Published: September-2009
Source:

Tonight marked the first round of the quarter-finals in the new Jeopardy! Celebrity Tournament, and Andy Richter won handily over his competitors, Wolf Blitzer and Dana Delany.

 

New round of 'Celebrity Jeopardy' begins

Author:
Date Published: September-2009
Source: KABC-TV

The competition for the first round of the celebrity version of "Jeopardy" will be played by actress Dana Delany, CNN's Wolf Blitzer and comedian Andy Richter.

 

Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine scleroderma benefit

Author:
Date Published: May-2009
Source: SFGate

The Scleroderma Research Foundation of San Francisco raised more than $500,000 at its Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine benefit. Playing a role at the big event were, above (from left), Bob Saget, Luke Evnin, Susan Feniger, Kristen Baker-Bellamy, Bill Bellamy, Dana Carvey and Dave Koz.

 

At Fundraiser, Housewives Creator Dishes on Finale

Author: TV Guide News
Date Published: April-2008
Source: TV Guide News

What it would take for Desperate Housewives Bree and Katherine to lovingly embrace remains a mystery, but when it comes to actresses Marcia Cross and Dana Delany, all they needed for a big hug was some great comedy, delicious food and a good cause.

 

Robin Williams talks seriously about scleroderma

Author:
Date Published: October-2002
Source: USA Today; Health

Robin Williams' lightning-quick comedic improvisational skills are a continuing source of amazement. But there is at least one topic that defies his wit and dampens his sense of humor — scleroderma.