Louis CK: I’ve been ‘to hell and back’ and lost $35 million (Exclusive)
The Louis C.K. comeback controversy continues to unfold. The still-adored stand-up comedian—who last year admitted to masturbating in front of female comics without their consent—has dropped in at multiple New York City comedy clubs this week, Laughspin has confirmed. Unlike his previous... [Read More]
TBS Officially Scraps Louis C.K.’s Animated Comedy ‘The Cops’
TBS has officially scrapped an animated series co-created, starring, and produced by Louis C.K. in the wake of the sexual misconduct allegations that were brought against him in November. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network is no longer moving forward with the series, called The Cops, w... [Read More]
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]