Samantha Bee delivers an on-air mea culpa about using that other c-word on TV
On tonight’s Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Bee delivered a special message following up on the backlash she’d received by calling Ivanka Trump a “feckless cunt” on last week’s episode. Bee said she’d tried to reclaim that word by saying it often, but acknowledge... [Read More]
Samantha Bee delivers an on-air mea culpa about using that other c-word on TV
On tonight’s Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Bee delivered a special message following up on the backlash she’d received by calling Ivanka Trump a “feckless cunt” on last week’s episode. Bee said she’d tried to reclaim that word by saying it often, but acknowledge... [Read More]
Samantha Bee and the art of the apology
Most of the official videos from this week’s Full Frontal with Samantha Bee have been scrubbed from the TBS talker’s official YouTube page. There is still this promo tease. Roll it! Bee devoted part of her segment on ICE forcefully separating thousands of children from their parents at t... [Read More]
Dan Harmon apologizes for sexually harassing one of his Community writers
We’re making progress. Slowly but surely, the conversations are happening. Tough as they may be. As the #MeToo reckoning enters 2018, we’re moving past accusations and denials and toward making amends and making work and life better for us all. Dan Harmon (Community, Rick and Morty) clos... [Read More]
Dan Harmon apologizes for sexually harassing one of his Community writers
We’re making progress. Slowly but surely, the conversations are happening. Tough as they may be. As the #MeToo reckoning enters 2018, we’re moving past accusations and denials and toward making amends and making work and life better for us all. Dan Harmon (Community, Rick and Morty) clos... [Read More]
Dan Harmon Delivers a Lengthy Apology to Former ‘Community’ Writer Megan Ganz on ‘Harmontown’
Last week, former Community writer Megan Ganz took to Twitter to call out Dan Harmon for what she found to be hypocritical behavior, given the sexist treatment Ganz received from Harmon while he worked as her boss on the NBC sitcom. “It took me years to believe in my talents again, t... [Read More]
Kathy Griffin apologizes for this bloody Trump photo
Kathy Griffin took part in a photo shoot where she held up a dummy head covered in blood, conceived to make you think it was Alec Baldw…no, Donald Trump. Which, of course, is provocative no matter whose effigy it represented. But when you’re pretending the sitting president of the Unite... [Read More]
Steve Rannazzisi talks publicly for first time about his 9/11 lie
Steve Rannazzisi spoke out for the first time in almost a month since the revelation that he'd been lying for 14 years about where he was Sept. 11, 2001. The comedian and star of FX's The League apologized again this morning, this time on Howard Stern's SiriusXM morning radio program. He hadn't been... [Read More]
Taste & Sensibility, or How Soon is Too Late? from Joe Randazzo’s “The Definitive Guide to an Unpredictable Career in Comedy” (book excerpt)
You've seen so many comedians making it big in the 2010s via stand-up comedy, via Twitter, via YouTube, heck even via Vines and Instagrams. You've seen so many comedians writing books about their lives and careers. But where's the book that'll tell you how to make it in comedy? Joe Randazzo, fo... [Read More]
Artie Lange apologizes to ESPN’s Cari Champion for slavery jokes, blames ‘these groups’ for getting booted from @Midnight
In a story that’s still developing, Artie Lange claims he’s not allowed to appear on @Midnight tonight due to a series of tweets/jokes he wrote about ESPN correspondent Cari Champion, in which he fantasized about her being a slave and having sex with her. Champion is black. “They&r... [Read More]