You can say all you want about the people in the entertainment industry. They’re mean and temperamental. They’re hogging all the Botox and Wellbutrin. They fostered the careers of Danny Bonaduce and Renee Zellwegger. But you know what? They’re doing something government, the UN and any health organization hasn’t. They are coming together around cancer, to try to get past the tipping point between searching for a cure and making cancer as harmless, as, say, dandruff. Take your pick of NBC, ABC and CBS tonight — Friday, 8 p.m. — to watch Stand Up 2 Cancer, and help get us that much closer to a cure. (You can also kill an amazing amount of time watching all the videos and whatnot until the actual event. Not like you’d kill time or anything … you just read the Internet for the articles. I know. But still.)

Also, I’m only about $400 away from my $1,500 goal for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Think of all the stupid stuff you spent money on this week. That greasy lunch. Those flats you thought were cute but now aren’t and rub a little bit on your toe. Scented candles as a gift because you couldn’t think of anything else. Now, it won’t hurt you to throw $15 or so toward eradicating breast cancer, would it? I didn’t think so. Please go here to donate.

Vanessa McGradySU2C

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