Hollywood – On Saturday night, Variety’s Power of Comedy event took place at Avalon Hollywood. The event celebrated honoree Seth MacFarlane, and was hosted by Joel McHale and featured comedic performances by Bill Maher, Giovanni Ribisi, Chris D’Elia, Eric Andre, Max Greenfield, Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer and Anthony Jeselnik just to name a few.
Exclusive spirit sponsor Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey fueled the evening by lubricating the actors and comedians with specialty cocktails including the ‘Kilbeggan® Funny Guy Fizz,’ ‘Kilbeggan® Comedy Smash‘ and ‘Kilbeggan® Last Laugh.‘
Joel McHale was overheard saying that Thanksgiving in his home is crazy, with kids everywhere, and they actually fill the turkey with whiskey and drink it, noting this year, they plan to use Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey.
Close friends Chris D’Elia and Eric Andre were planted at the bar during Variety’s Power of Comedy event, laughing and staying tipsy with Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey.
Seth MacFarlane closed out the evening giggling through his set, and noting that they should not feed comedians Kilbeggan whiskey backstage for hours and then expect them to be able to read off a teleprompter.
Svelte Jerry Ferrara and glowing Emmanuelle Chriqui and were seen enjoying Kilbeggan cocktails and eachother.
Seth Green toasting with Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey at the Variety Power of Comedy event…
Joel McHale and Seth MacFarlane sipped Kilbeggan cocktails backstage…
Seth MacFarlane, angry about a leaked Star Trek video shown during the Variety Power of Comedy event in his honor, defied his publicist and brought a glass of Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey on stage.