Tig Notaro on Louis C.K.’s Removal from ‘One Mississippi’: “It’s a Huge Relief”
Back in August, Tig Notaro spoke up about the long-running Louis C.K. rumors, saying in interviews with Time and The Daily Beast that she thought it was important for C.K. to “take care of” the rumors by addressing them directly. C.K. responded to Notaro’s comments soon after ... [Read More]
Louis C.K. Buys Back His Scrapped Film ‘I Love You, Daddy’ from The Orchard
Following last month’s New York Times report detailing multiple allegations of sexual assault by Louis C.K., the distributor behind his new movie I Love You, Daddy has not only decided to scrap the film’s release, but they’re also selling rights to the film back to C.K. According t... [Read More]
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Address Dave Becky’s Involvement in ‘Broad City’
Following the New York Times report confirming the long-running rumors about Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct, most of the comedians who are represented by C.K.’s former manager Dave Becky have remained radio silent regarding the allegations that Becky intimidated and silenced C.K.’s... [Read More]
Luis J. Gomez makes his argument that he’s now the most important “Louie” in comedy
On a recent episode of the YKWD Podcast, host Robert Kelly hung with the show’s “regulars” – Dan Soder, Joe… MORE Luis J. Gomez makes his argument that he’s now the most important “Louie” in comedy appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
‘NYT’ on the Approaching Comedy Bust: “If Comedy Is to Grow, It Needs to Be Inclusive and Open to Change”
Is the current comedy boom about to bust? Yes, and we should welcome it, according to a great new piece by Jason Zinoman over at The New York Times. Titled “Comedy Is Booming. I Can’t Wait for the Bust,” the piece analyzes both the comics who helped pave way for alt comed... [Read More]
‘NYT’ on the Approaching Comedy Bust: “If Comedy Is to Grow, It Needs to Be Inclusive and Open to Change”
Is the current comedy boom about to bust? Yes, and we should welcome it, according to a great new piece by Jason Zinoman over at The New York Times. Titled “Comedy Is Booming. I Can’t Wait for the Bust,” the piece analyzes both the comics who helped pave way for alt comed... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman Struggles to Address the Louis C.K. News: “We Need to Be Better”
Here’s a clip from tonight’s episode of Hulu’s I Love You, America, where Sarah Silverman addresses the recent news about her longtime friend Louis C.K. “I’ve of course been asked to comment, and in full honesty, I really really really don’t want to. I wish I coul... [Read More]
Samantha Bee on Roy Moore, Louis C.K., and Sexual Predators: “Each Community Has to Kick Out Their Own Creeps”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee explores how Republicans have responded to the allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore as well as the voters who still support him despite the mounting evidence against him. Then, unlike most late night hosts... [Read More]
Samantha Bee on Roy Moore, Louis C.K., and Sexual Predators: “Each Community Has to Kick Out Their Own Creeps”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee explores how Republicans have responded to the allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore as well as the voters who still support him despite the mounting evidence against him. Then, unlike most late night hosts... [Read More]
Which Comedians Will Follow Pamela Adlon’s Lead and Fire Dave Becky?
An important detail to remember from the New York Times report about Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct is the behavior of C.K.’s manager Dave Becky, a powerful Hollywood figure who represents many big-name comedians and produces some of the most well-known comedy series currently on TV and ... [Read More]