Where in the world is Kathy Griffin, and what is she thinking
A brand-new extensive interview with Kathy Griffin appeared today in The Hollywood Reporter, putting her on its cover as A Comic In Exile. The profile headline? “Can a Comic in Exile Come Back?” For starters, she’s not exiled. THR met her for lunch in Santa Monica and visited with ... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel Predicts a Kathy Griffin Comeback: “She Is One of the Funniest People in the World. She’ll Be Bigger Than Ever”
Since the infamous Trump photo controversy in May 2017, Kathy Griffin has had an extremely challenging eight months full of lost jobs, lost friends, death threats, and federal investigations, but in a new profile for The Hollywood Reporter today titled “Kathy Griffin: Can a Comic in Exile Come... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel Predicts a Kathy Griffin Comeback: “She Is One of the Funniest People in the World. She’ll Be Bigger Than Ever”
Since the infamous Trump photo controversy in May 2017, Kathy Griffin has had an extremely challenging eight months full of lost jobs, lost friends, death threats, and federal investigations, but in a new profile for The Hollywood Reporter today titled “Kathy Griffin: Can a Comic in Exile Come... [Read More]
Kathy Griffin Reflects on Her Trump Photo Controversy
It’s been almost three months since Kathy Griffin tweeted a photo of herself holding a bloody mask made to look like a beheaded Donald Trump — which resulted in a huge online backlash pushed in part by the POTUS himself on Twitter – and in a new interview with The Cut, Griffin gets... [Read More]
When news silences satire: Why firing Kathy Griffin today weakens Anderson Cooper tomorrow
When the media takes down a comedian, we all lose. When the hubbub of Twitter firestarters and talking heads are starting… MORE When news silences satire: Why firing Kathy Griffin today weakens Anderson Cooper tomorrow appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
When news silences satire: Why firing Kathy Griffin today weakens Anderson Cooper tomorrow
When the media takes down a comedian, we all lose. When the hubbub of Twitter firestarters and talking heads are starting… MORE When news silences satire: Why firing Kathy Griffin today weakens Anderson Cooper tomorrow appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jamie Kilstein leaves Citizen Radio podcast amid allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct
Comedian and activist Jamie Kilstein has left the progressively liberal podcast Citizen Radio amid allegations of sexual harassment and sexual… MORE Jamie Kilstein leaves Citizen Radio podcast amid allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Comedian Mike Ward ordered to pay $42K for offensive jokes
In the on-going saga where comedian Mike Ward has been on trial in Canada for telling jokes, took quite a turn. Quebec’s Human Rights Tribunal has ruled that Ward must pay Jérémy Gabriel $35,000 for making jokes that “violated his rights.” The penalty? $25,000 for mor... [Read More]
Comedian Mike Ward ordered to pay $35K for offensive jokes
In the on-going saga where comedian Mike Ward has been on trial in Canada for telling jokes, took quite a turn. Quebec’s Human Rights Tribunal has ruled that Ward must pay Jérémy Gabriel $35,000 for making jokes that “violated his rights.” The penalty? $25,000 for mor... [Read More]
Subaru is censoring comedy for SiriusXM subscribers
Well, it’s not every day that we hear reports of car manufacturers are trying to make you not listen to comedy. Out near Portland, OR a broadcast journalist Vice Patton learned just that. Patton is a SiriusXM subscriber who listens to a lot of comedy. He’s also found that if he’s l... [Read More]