Steve Harvey And Ellen Degeneres Land On Forbes 2017 Highest Paid Talk Show Host List
Who knew talking could pay your bills? Well this week, FORBES reminded us all that some of the wealthiest entertainers are talk show host. Steve Harvey and Ellen Degeneres represented for comedians on the 2017 list of highest paid talk show host. Dr. Phil took the top spot with $79 Million for ... [Read More]
Don't go there? Standups on Weinstein, taboos – and the gags they regret
Is it ever OK for comedians to joke about sexual assault? Is there such a thing as ‘too soon’? Margaret Cho, Doug Stanhope, David Cross and other fearless comics on the fine line between funny and offensiveLast month, as accusations against Harvey Weinstein began to flood in, James Corde... [Read More]
Jim Jefferies: “I Was Stupid to Think That People Like Harvey Weinstein Were Rare”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Jim Jefferies Show, where Jefferies recaps the Harvey Weinstein scandal and points out that the issue isn’t just about Weinstein, and it isn’t an issue that’s partisan —  it’s an issue that all men need to address and tak... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at Weinstein, Trump, and Systemic Sexism
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at systemic sexism and how men like Harvey Weinstein, Roger Ailes, and Donald Trump use their power to bully their victims into silence for years. Meyers also notes how Republicans like Kellya... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at Weinstein, Trump, and Systemic Sexism
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at systemic sexism and how men like Harvey Weinstein, Roger Ailes, and Donald Trump use their power to bully their victims into silence for years. Meyers also notes how Republicans like Kellya... [Read More]
Samantha Bee Warns the Creeps of Hollywood: “We Are Coming for You”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee recaps the scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein and the increasing amount of sexual harassment allegations against him, plus how Republicans have tried to turn the scandal into a partisan issue. “Look, both parties ha... [Read More]
The Women of ‘Late Night’ React to the Harvey Weinstein News: “I Was Disgusted and Shocked That People Were Shocked”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers welcomes writers Amber Ruffin, Ally Hord, and Jenny Hagel to the desk to react to the years of sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein, his attempts to keep it quiet by paying cash settlements to the women he harassed, and his a... [Read More]
Review: Def Comedy Jam 25, on Netflix
What does it mean to be black in America? I cannot pretend to truly know myself, but I can turn to my friends with empathy and listen to them, put myself in their shoes. A full generation before Black Lives Matter, Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan were making sure black comedians mattered by giving t... [Read More]
Review: Def Comedy Jam 25, on Netflix
What does it mean to be black in America? I cannot pretend to truly know myself, but I can turn to my friends with empathy and listen to them, put myself in their shoes. A full generation before Black Lives Matter, Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan were making sure black comedians mattered by giving t... [Read More]
Review: Def Comedy Jam 25, on Netflix
What does it mean to be black in America? I cannot pretend to truly know myself, but I can turn to my friends with empathy and listen to them, put myself in their shoes. A full generation before Black Lives Matter, Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan were making sure black comedians mattered by giving t... [Read More]