Carol Burnett tells Conan about defying sexism to launch The Carol Burnett Show
In 1967, Carol Burnett launched The Carol Burnett Show because she had an option in her CBS contract that allowed her to do 30 episodes of a comedy-variety series. Problem was, CBS executives never expected Burnett to use her option. And they couldn’t imagine her fronting a variety series. As ... [Read More]
Carol Burnett tells Conan about defying sexism to launch The Carol Burnett Show
In 1967, Carol Burnett launched The Carol Burnett Show because she had an option in her CBS contract that allowed her to do 30 episodes of a comedy-variety series. Problem was, CBS executives never expected Burnett to use her option. And they couldn’t imagine her fronting a variety series. As ... [Read More]
Bill Cosby: Guilty!
A jury of seven men and five women in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, has returned a guilty verdict today against Bill Cosby on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. It was a retrial held a year after the initial criminal case brought forward by Andrea Constand. The jury had deadlocked last ... [Read More]
‘Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret’ Updated For Adult Women Who Frequently Change Birth Control, by Ginny Hogan
Are you there god? It’s me, Margaret. I go by Mags now. Last time we chatted, I had just gotten my period. A lot has happened since. I’m 26 now, but my body is still going through continual changes. It all started in college. When I was 21, my boyfriend Damien said, “Do I really [&... [Read More]
‘Ren & Stimpy’ Creator John Kricfalusi Accused of Preying on and Sexually Abusing Underage Girls, Possessing Child Porn
Today, Buzzfeed published a very tough-to-read piece titled “The Disturbing Secret Behind An Iconic Cartoon” that details what’s reportedly been an “open secret” in the animation world for decades: John Kricfalusi, the creator of Nickelodeon’s animated series Ren ... [Read More]
'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]
'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]