This week in comedy: the accusations peaked (hopefully)
Things keep getting worse for Bill Cosby. In the wake of even more sexual assault charges levied against him, groups planning to work with him in the future cut ties, making headlines both within and outside of the comedy world this week. The fallout began Wednesday, when Netflix essentially cancell... [Read More]
 
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]
 
Janice Dickinson accuses Billy Cosby of rape, Netflix pulls ‘Bill Cosby 77′ (Video)
Former supermodel Janice Dickinson has accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her in 1982. Dickinson, talking to Entertainment Tonight, explained that she was on a modeling shoot in Bali, Indonesia when Cosby gave her call from Lake Tahoe, where he was performing stand-up comedy. Cosby told Dicki... [Read More]
 
Bill Cosby refuses to respond to rape allegations as Joan Tarshis, another rape accuser, comes forward
Another Bill Cosby rape accuser has come forward over the weekend. This time, journalist Joan Tarshis published an essay on the Hollywood Elsewhere website, wherein she claims Cosby raped her twice about 45 years ago. Cosby and Tarshis had struck up a friendship of sorts; the comedian would routinel... [Read More]
 
Bill Cosby refuses to respond to rape allegations as Joan Tarshis, another rape accuser, comes forward
Another Bill Cosby rape accuser has come forward over the weekend. This time, journalist Joan Tarshis published an essay on the Hollywood Elsewhere website, wherein she claims Cosby raped her twice about 45 years ago. Cosby and Tarshis had struck up a friendship of sorts; the comedian would routinel... [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]
 
Barbara Bowman, alleged Bill Cosby rape victim, writes Washington Post op-ed demanding Cosby be held accountable
Because of a viral video in which Hannibal Buress calls Bill Cosby a rapist during a show in Philadelphia, the story of the iconic comedian’s 13 alleged sexual assaults on women has taken new life. Barbara Bowman, one of the 13 women, especially, has been vocal as of late, granting an incredib... [Read More]
 
Patton Oswalt, George Lopez, Wanda Sykes, Bo Burnham, Pete Holmes to headline Gilda’s Laughfest
The fifth season of the midwestern comedy festival, Gilda’s Laughfest has announced its lineup and it’s stacked. From March 5th-15th in Grand Rapids, MI Laughfest will host some of the biggest names in stant-up comedy. This morning the festival announced its headliners, George Lopez, Pat... [Read More]
 
Bill Cosby #CosbyMeme further exposes rape allegations, total social media fail
Though he’s 77 years old, Bill Cosby and his team have done a relatively good job of keeping the iconic comedian relevant via social media the past few years. He tweets on the regular, his Website is constantly updated and he’s got more than 400,000 Facebook followers. Yesterday, in an a... [Read More]