NBC scraps plans for Bill Cosby sitcom
Things have gone from bad to worse for Bill Cosby. Hot on the heels of Netflix’s decision to postpone the release of Bill Cosby’s new stand-up special, NBC has followed suit and scraped plans for a new family based sitcom with the comedian set for 2015. The untitled NBC sitcom had Cosby ... [Read More]
 
Netflix postpones the release of Bill Cosby’s new stand-up special for the foreseeable future
Yikes! With Bill Cosby currently not winning in the court of public opinion stemming from the resurgence of sexual assault allegations, Netflix has decided to postpone the planned release of Cosby’s new stand-up special, Bill Cosby 77 for the foreseeable future. In a statement released today t... [Read More]
 
Bill Cosby’s lawyer issues statement about sexual assault allegations, “the fact that they are being repeated, does not make them true.”
Bill Cosby hasn’t had the best few weeks. He’s been smack dab in the middle of resurfaced allegations of sexual assault stemming from (literally) a Hannibal Buress joke made about a decade-old case. He’s had a social media disaster, former accusers resurfacing, an NPR interview whe... [Read More]
 
Bill Cosby’s social media team asks the internet to play a meme game, it does not go well
An internet meme stunt backfired on Bill Cosby yesterday. What started as an innocent meme game turned ugly for the legendary comedian when the internet capitalized on a hashtag and exploited it for other purposes. This isn’t the first time something like this has happened for a star or brand ... [Read More]
 
Bill Cosby’s social media team asks the internet to play a meme game, it does not go well
An internet meme stunt backfired on Bill Cosby yesterday. What started as an innocent meme game turned ugly for the legendary comedian when the internet capitalized on a hashtag and exploited it for other purposes. This isn’t the first time something like this has happened for a star or brand ... [Read More]
 
Hannibal Buress calls out Bill Cosby on stage, bringing up past accusations declaring, “You’re A Rapist”
Hannibal Buress had a few choice words for legendary comedian Bill Cosby from the stage during a stop in Philadelphia at the Trocadero. Cosby is a well known native to Philadelphia and Buress went on an comedic rant about the city’s native son, pointing out the hypocrisy and righteous stance C... [Read More]
 
All Jane No Dick comedy festival being protested by men’s right activist
The universe has been handing us some real doozies recently, making it hard to figure out which stories in our newsfeed are real and which are satire. Take for instance the recent partnership between the Susan G. Koman foundation and Baker Hughes, one of the world’s largest oil and fracking co... [Read More]
 
Writer John Freiler accuses Geico campaign of ripping off his short film
It is not terribly uncommon for people to steal and use ideas that are not their own. In high school and college they lectured us over and over about plagiarism, and threatened us with a strict zero-tolerance policy. Clear-cut: you get caught stealing, you’re gone. In the real world, plagiaris... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan, “I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident they caused,” doctors unsure if he will perform again
Since the multi-car accident in June that left Tracy Morgan and his entourage in the ICU and killed comedian Jimmy Mack, it’s been a rough go for all parties involved, long hospital stays, rehab, pain and suffering. Morgan filed suit against Walmart and its tractor trailer driver who caused th... [Read More]
 
State Farm pulls Rob Schneider ads over his anti-vaccination views
The Richmeister… no longer selling insuuranceee! As part of the 40th season of Saturday Night Live, a partnership with State Farm ads are floating around featuring classic SNL characters helping sell insurance. Hanz & Franz are in one, additionally Rob Schneider resurrects the Richmeister... [Read More]