Talking about Chris Hardwick
Sunday night was supposed to herald another big moment for Chris Hardwick’s TV career with the premiere of Talking with Chris Hardwick and his big-get guest, Donald Glover. But AMC pulled that episode, and the entire series, following allegations of sexual assault and abuse made by an ex-girlf... [Read More]
Get your hands off my double entendres! Is the smutty pun now under attack?
It is Britain’s favourite type of humour, the go-to gag for everyone from Carry On stars to Bake Off hosts. But are fnarr fnarr jokes just another example of male sexual entitlement?If you want a double entendre, I’ll give you one. They pop up all over the place: on risque chat shows hos... [Read More]
Get your hands off my double entendres! Is the smutty pun now under attack?
It is Britain’s favourite type of humour, the go-to gag for everyone from Carry On stars to Bake Off hosts. But are fnarr fnarr jokes just another example of male sexual entitlement?If you want a double entendre, I’ll give you one. They pop up all over the place: on risque chat shows hos... [Read More]
Ren & Stimpy creator outed as predator of underage teen girls
Most people who were fans of the animated cult classic Ren & Stimpy knew that its creator had a troubled past with Nickelodeon, withJohn Kricfalusi getting fired from his own show. And people who worked on the show likely knew that Kricfalusi liked to date younger women. But until BuzzFeed broke... [Read More]
Ren & Stimpy creator outed as predator of underage teen girls
Most people who were fans of the animated cult classic Ren & Stimpy knew that its creator had a troubled past with Nickelodeon, withJohn Kricfalusi getting fired from his own show. And people who worked on the show likely knew that Kricfalusi liked to date younger women. But until BuzzFeed broke... [Read More]
Hear Lauren Maul’s “Apologies From Men”
So many of the apologies this past year from men who abused women and minors in show business have been lacking. Thank goodness for Lauren Maul. Maul, a NYC-based comedian, has released a new album, “Apologies from Men.” She will donate 100 percent of the sales revenue from the album to ... [Read More]
SNL balks at talking about Aziz Ansari in meta sketch
Multiple sketches this past weekend on the Will Ferrell-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live either mentioned the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements directly, or indirectly took a satirical view of how culture has either maligned women or promoted an atmosphere that allowed men to take advantage of wome... [Read More]
SNL balks at talking about Aziz Ansari in meta sketch
Multiple sketches this past weekend on the Will Ferrell-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live either mentioned the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements directly, or indirectly took a satirical view of how culture has either maligned women or promoted an atmosphere that allowed men to take advantage of wome... [Read More]
Big Apple Circus star clown out after admitting to sexual misconduct with a minor
Oh, Grandma. Barry Lubin, who starred as frontman for the Big Apple Circus as Grandma the Clown from 1982-2012 and again in 2017, abruptly resigned after admitting to coercing a 16-year-old in 2004 to posing for pornographic pictures. Lubin resigned on Friday, and The New York Times reported the new... [Read More]
Samantha Bee defends against any #MeToo backlash on Full Frontal
On last night’s episode of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Bee opened her weekly TBS show by examining how there’s already a backlash against the #MeToo movement, or as Bee jokingly calls the backlash, the #YouTooLoud movement. Bee said the “Shitty Media Men” list that was so... [Read More]