Kathy Griffin review – Trump's nemesis laughs away the pain of persecution
London Palladium The standup leans too heavily on showbiz mudslinging here, but the remarkable story of the fallout from her severed-head stunt is uplifting comedy catharsis American comic Kathy Griffin fainted on stage in Dublin last week, and there were doubts over whether this London gig would go... [Read More]
Kathy Griffin Says She Ended Her Friendship With Anderson Cooper Over ‘Trump Picture’
Earlier this year, Kathy Griffin shocked the internet when she released a picture of herself holding a beheaded Donald Trump. The graphic picture was met with immediate backlash and forced Griffin to publicly apologize. For Griffin the backlash appeared to be hard to deal with to the point that her ... [Read More]
Kathy Griffin Reflects on Her Trump Photo Controversy
It’s been almost three months since Kathy Griffin tweeted a photo of herself holding a bloody mask made to look like a beheaded Donald Trump — which resulted in a huge online backlash pushed in part by the POTUS himself on Twitter – and in a new interview with The Cut, Griffin gets... [Read More]
DL Hughley Points Out The Double Standards Between Trump’s CNN Meme And Kathy Griffin’s Trump Joke
This weekend the internet went crazy when a video meme was shared by Donald Trump on his official    Twitter account. It has been no secret that Trump is not a fan of the press since holding office which has resulted him in publicly calling out many news outlets for ‘Fake News&rsquo... [Read More]
When news silences satire: Why firing Kathy Griffin today weakens Anderson Cooper tomorrow
When the media takes down a comedian, we all lose. When the hubbub of Twitter firestarters and talking heads are starting… MORE When news silences satire: Why firing Kathy Griffin today weakens Anderson Cooper tomorrow appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
When news silences satire: Why firing Kathy Griffin today weakens Anderson Cooper tomorrow
When the media takes down a comedian, we all lose. When the hubbub of Twitter firestarters and talking heads are starting… MORE When news silences satire: Why firing Kathy Griffin today weakens Anderson Cooper tomorrow appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
What Is Considered a Fireable Comedy Offense in 2017?
The Friday before last, I noticed that my Twitter feed was suddenly really mad at Bill Maher. This wasn’t exactly anything new; he caught the ire of many people earlier this year when he had “alt-right” figure Milo Yiannopoulos on his show, and in general, courting controversy is k... [Read More]
Kathy Griffin apologizes for this bloody Trump photo
Kathy Griffin took part in a photo shoot where she held up a dummy head covered in blood, conceived to make you think it was Alec Baldw…no, Donald Trump. Which, of course, is provocative no matter whose effigy it represented. But when you’re pretending the sitting president of the Unite... [Read More]
Game Changers of Comedy: Kathy Griffin
A quick Google search will reveal how underestimated women are in comedy. This is a topical assessment, but it is… MORE Game Changers of Comedy: Kathy Griffin appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]