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Janine Brito, Nato Green, and W Kamau Bell, collectively known as Laughter Against the Machine, are on the brink of kick starting their upcoming tour of America, and they can use your help. If you’re a fan of political comedy in the vain of Mort Sahl, Dick Gregory, or the Daily Show, then please consider contributing a few bucks to their efforts. Their project will only be funded if at least $20,000 is pledged by Friday Sep 9. They’re currently at 18,200. So close!

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In Janine’s words:

This country is in turmoil, our economy is in shambles, corporations count as people, and homophobic Puerto Rican senators are posting nude photos of themselves on Grindr to “document their weight-loss regimen.” But we don’t have to tell you this. If you are a fan of Rooftop that probably means you know all this and use comedy to take a break and/or get new perspective on the world out there. Well, three comics/Rooftop Favorites, Nato Green, Janine Brito, and W. Kamau Bell are going to go directly to some of the sources of the “trouble” and see if we can help or at least if they can use a laugh. We are Laughter Against The Machine. We are going on tour to a few of America’s current (and classic) political hotspots: Phoenix AZ, Chicago IL, Dearborn/Detroit MI, Madison WI, New Orleans, Washington DC, and Oakland CA. And we need your help! We leave THIS Saturday and we literally only have hours to go to raise the money we need for the tour and a documentary about the tour. We are asking the questions: Is there hope for America? And can comedy help? Please check out our Kickstarter where you can pledge money and get some cool rewards. And if we happen to be in one of your cities, then please come see the show live. And if you can’t do either but want to help, then please spread the word to your like-minded peoples. Laughter Against The Machine wants to be the campfire for the revolution!

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