Alec Baldwin: Donald Trump must be overthrown (Video)
Alec Baldwin demanded we overthrow Donald Trump and the government he’s installed. Although the actor and ongoing Saturday Night Live Donald Trump stand-in was impassioned throughout a speech he delivered Sunday night at a Democratic fundraiser in New Hampshire, Baldwin – who owns a hist... [Read More]
Alec Baldwin: Donald Trump must be overthrown (Video)
Alec Baldwin demanded we overthrow Donald Trump and the government he’s installed. Although the actor and ongoing Saturday Night Live Donald Trump stand-in was impassioned throughout a speech he delivered Sunday night at a Democratic fundraiser in New Hampshire, Baldwin – who owns a hist... [Read More]
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]
The Aziz Ansari pivot away from wokeness
While Louis CK continues to make unannounced drop-ins at New York comedy clubs, much to the dismay of anyone hoping he’d talk about the reason for his absence over the past year, Aziz Ansari hasn’t been quiet as quiet. Ansari began headlining comedy clubs again this summer, about six or ... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari suggests 'wokeness' can go too far at surprise gig
The US comic is cynical about competitive virtue-signalling in a show that doesn’t directly respond to allegations against him but is full of friction What happens to men accused of sexual misconduct in the #MeToo era? Assuming their offences don’t incur legal sanction, how, if at all, m... [Read More]
Nish Kumar review – apoplectic state-of-the-nation standup
Soho theatre, LondonThe Mash Report host unleashes a high-octane, self-mocking political show brimming with exasperation and angerYou can tell it’s been two years since Nish Kumar’s last live show – as long as it’s possible, surely, for this most vociferous of comics to keep ... [Read More]
Who’s saying what about Louis CK showing his face in comedy clubs again, after #MeToo
Ten months ago, the long-whispered rumors about Louis CK became reality when The New York Times published on-the-record allegations, followed by a public statement by the award-winning comedian in which he confessed to masturbating in front of female comedians without their consent. Over the weekend... [Read More]
Book these women for your comedy festivals, showcases and panels for 2018
We’re almost one year removed from the first wave of mainstream media attention toward the underreported and overlooked mistreatment of women in all walks of life (but particularly in comedy and show business, as Tig Notaro’s second season of One Mississippi shone a spotlight on the hars... [Read More]
AMC reinstating Chris Hardwick as Talking host
Chris Hardwick is in the clear in the eyes of AMC. The cable network announced today that Hardwick will return to its airwaves Aug. 12, 2018, as host of Talking Dead for the after-shows of The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead, following an investigation into allegations he was sexually and emo... [Read More]