It should go without saying that Ebola is an extremely serious disease, and, as such, should not be taken lightly. The same could be said about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, which has come to the public's attention with the Ice Bucket Challenge. Serious, serious issues that require careful research, proper funding, and rational inquiry to control their spread.

So, naturally, leave it to Philly's comedians to make fun of both. Ladies and gentlemen, the Ebola Bucket Challenge has arrived.

Started by comedian Chip Chantry via social media, the Ebola Bucket Challenge is a funny way to raise awareness about Ebola by challenging participants to dump a bucket of Ebola on themselves. Since that's both ill-advised and not exactly possible, Philly's comedians had to get a little creative.