'I'm still in the game': Sandra Bernhard on stage fright, The King of Comedy and not running for president
The comic, singer and actor, performing in the UK for the first time in seven years, answered your questions 2.16pm GMTThanks for all the questions - I'll be at Ronnie Scott's at the end of the week! 2.14pm GMTunprinted asks:What does the song You Make Me Feel Mighty Real mean to you? Why chose to c... [Read More]
Sandra Bernhard webchat – post your questions now
The comic, singer and actor, performing in the UK for the first time in seven years, will answer your questions at 1pm GMT on Monday 19 February 3.00pm GMTSandra Bernhard webchat – post your questions nowTo call Sandra Bernhard a triple threat would be selling her short. Since she started out ... [Read More]
Richard Pryor’s widow confirms her husband’s sexual relationship with Marlon Brando
Stop what you’re doing right now and read the Vulture interview with Quincy Jones. It’s one of the most honest… MORE Richard Pryor’s widow confirms her husband’s sexual relationship with Marlon Brando appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Richard Pryor’s widow confirms his sexual relationship with Marlon Brando
Stop what you’re doing right now and read the Vulture interview with Quincy Jones. It’s one of the most honest… MORE Richard Pryor’s widow confirms his sexual relationship with Marlon Brando appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
A Comedian Is Suing UCB for “Reverse Gender Discrimination” After Getting Banned Over Rape Allegations
Back in August 2016, New York’s Upright Citizens Brigade theaters banned a comedian after multiple women came forward with rape allegations against him, and now he’s suing UCB over what he claims is “reverse gender discrimination.” According to the New York Post, Aaron G... [Read More]
Sexual Misconduct Allegations Have Put the Future of New Orleans and Austin’s New Movement Theaters in Doubt
With theaters and training centers in Austin and New Orleans, three comedy festivals under its name, and a published book about improv, The New Movement has been a swiftly rising comedy powerhouse in the South since it was founded by Chris Trew, Tami Nelson, and Brock LaBorde in 2009. When we profil... [Read More]
Samantha Bee on the #MeToo Backlash: “What Men Literally Cannot Understand Is: This Isn’t About Them”
Here’s a great segment from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee responds to the #MeToo backlash surrounding stories like the “Shitty Media Men” list and the recent debate surrounding the Aziz Ansari allegations. “What many fail to understand is that it do... [Read More]
Jordan Klepper Dives into the Aziz Ansari Story with Jessica Valenti on ‘The Opposition’
This week’s Aziz Ansari story has fired up a very polarized debate, if the round of recent thinkpieces are any indication – just compare The New York Times piece “Aziz Ansari Is Guilty. Of Not Being a Mind Reader” with Vox’s “The Aziz Ansari story is ordinary. Tha... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegation
Aziz Ansari has responded to an anonymous account published on the website Babe over the weekend, in which a woman who went on a date with him in September 2017 accuses the Master of None star and Modern Romance author of sexual misconduct. The anonymous woman, identified by Babe as “Grace,&rd... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari alleges “completely consensual” sex in #MeToo allegation
Aziz Ansari, who just won a Golden Globe last week for starring in his Netflix series, Master of None, and who wrote a best-selling book about “Modern Romance,” has responded to a #MeToo allegation about him from a woman who dated him last September. You can read the woman’s anonym... [Read More]