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]
Marlon Wayans insults Australian singer Delta Goodrem for being a terrible dancer, people lose their minds, Wayans tells people to suck it
Marlon Wayans, host of TBS series Funniest Wins, poked fun at Australian singer Delta Goodrem last night at Beyonce and Jay Z’s “On the Run” tour stop at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. Snapping a photo of himself looking confused and a little frightened, he posted on Instagram the ... [Read More]
Jim Norton’s Keynote Address at Montreal’s Just For Laughs 2014: “I Insincerely Apologize”
Always outspoken but perhaps never quite as sincerely forthright without needing a hard laugh until now, Jim Norton provided the timeliest keynote address yet at Montreal's Just For Laughs on Thursday. The festival began adding a keynote address from a stand-up comedian five years ago to jumpstart i... [Read More]
Jonah Hill on His Homophobic Slur: "Use Me as an Example of What Not to Do"
by Megh Wright Over the weekend, Jonah Hill made headlines for using a homophobic slur in response to a paparazzo, and he used his time on last night's Tonight Show to deliver a serious apology to viewers everywhere: "If someone says something that hurts you or angers you, use me as an example of wh... [Read More]