Netflix To Mo’Nique Special Talks: “Netflix Does Not Comment On Contract Negotiations”
Friday morning comedian and actress Mo’Nique posted a video on her Instagram page expressing her concern over deal negotiations she had with Netflix regarding her newest special. The multi-billion-dollar streaming giant offered the critically praised Academy-Award winning actress $500,000 for ... [Read More]
Netflix To Mo’Nique Special Talks: “Netflix Does Not Comment On Contract Negotiations”
Friday morning comedian and actress Mo’Nique posted a video on her Instagram page expressing her concern over deal negotiations she had with Netflix regarding her newest special. The multi-billion-dollar streaming giant offered the critically praised Academy-Award winning actress $500,000 for ... [Read More]
Netflix To Mo’Nique Special Talks: “Netflix Does Not Comment On Contract Negotiations”
Friday morning comedian and actress Mo’Nique posted a video on her Instagram page expressing her concern over deal negotiations she had with Netflix regarding her newest special. The multi-billion-dollar streaming giant offered the critically praised Academy-Award winning actress $500,000 for ... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle's 'reckless' #MeToo and trans jokes have real after-effects
In his Netflix shows the comic defends his right to provoke, but protests against his gags about misconduct allegations and transgender people are justifiedDave Chappelle’s first Netflix specials, released last spring, left his reputation in need of recovery. Those two sets were widely critici... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon invites Patti Harrison into his Tonight Show monologue to respond to Trump’s ban on transgender Americans in the military
The same day that President Trump announced on Twitter that he’d ban the tens of thousands of active military members who are transgender from continuing to serve, Jimmy Fallon didn’t know quite what to say in his monologue for The Tonight Show. So he asked transgender comedian Patti Har... [Read More]
Episode #147: Ian Harvie
Ian Harvie came out to his family three times in Maine, as gay at 19, as transgender at 22, and as a stand-up comedian at 33. Now a trans man in his 40s, Harvie produced one of the best stand-up specials of 2016, Seeso’s May the Best Cock Win. In between, he met Margaret Cho […] [Read More]
Episode #147: Ian Harvie
Ian Harvie came out to his family three times in Maine, as gay at 19, as transgender at 22, and as a stand-up comedian at 33. Now a trans man in his 40s, Harvie produced one of the best stand-up specials of 2016, Seeso’s May the Best Cock Win. In between, he met Margaret Cho […] [Read More]
Ricky Gervais's transgender jokes show we're all in a kind of transition
The comic has been accused of transphobia after riffing about Caitlyn Jenner in his standup show. So does giving him a favourable review endorse those gags?Ricky Gervais sometimes gets people’s backs up and so, it transpires, do reviewers who write about him. “B4 you write another @guard... [Read More]
Manwatching: a secret female playwright's liberating look at sex
The author of a hit show about desire explains why she’s staying anonymous – and why her play is only performed by male comediansYou’ve written a hit play, it’s been programmed for a run at the Royal Court – and you can’t take a shred of credit for it? You’d... [Read More]
Review: Ian Harvie, “May the Best Cock Win,” on Seeso
Transgender became a much more buzzed-about identity over the past couple of years, from Olympic champion and Wheaties cereal box hero Bruce Jenner transitioning to Caitlyn Jenner to keep up with the Kardashians, to North Carolina’s oppressively obnoxious bathroom legislation, to the awar... [Read More]