Maria Bamford’s Netflix show “Lady Dynamite” is lining up guest stars including Patton Oswalt and Sarah Silverman
We were already very excited to report on comedian Maria Bamford’s new show coming to Netflix awhile ago and now the good news continues. The show, Lady Dynamite, has announced some of it’s season 1 guest stars and they include some of the biggest names in comedy. Patton Oswalt, Sar... [Read More]
Rapper Mos Def fails to amuse as comedian
Performing under his real name, Yasiin Bey gives underwhelming performance in European debut of his standup showIt’s well past midnight when Yasiin Bey, also known as Mos Def, finally takes to the stage. The venue, a dark backroom in Dalston, is far more low key than the stadiums at which he h... [Read More]
On my radar: Doc Brown’s cultural highlights
The rapper, comedian, actor and screenwriter on Slow West, Ray Celestin’s The Axeman’s Jazz, The Waters by Mick Jenkins and the magic of Kermode and MayoBen Bailey Smith, AKA Doc Brown, is a rapper, comedian, actor, screenwriter, and younger sibling of Zadie Smith. He began his career in... [Read More]
Katt Williams To Feature In YG’s ‘Twist My Fingaz’ Video
Just before we catch him back on the road this October, Katt Williams will soon make an appearance in Los Angeles rapper YG’s upcoming music video, Twist My Fingaz. Over the past few months Katt has been some what quite but earlier this week came out of hiding to support the Compton rapp... [Read More]
New Bill Cosby Accusers Mean Over 50 Women Have Now Accused Comedian of Sexual Assault
Last week, three women stepped forward to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault, bringing the comedian’s accuser count to 49. And on Thursday, two additional women held a press conference in New York City to detail new allegations against the former family-sitcom star. Sitting alongside civil-rights attorney Gloria Allred, Charlotte Fox and a woman identified as “Elizabeth” tearfully described their alleged encounters with Cosby, which took place in the 1970s. [Read More]
Going Hollywood: Meet Zach Sherwin
Photo of Zach Sherwin by Mindy Tucker People were going Hollywood long before Bing Crosby starred in the 1933 film musical Going Hollywood. Certainly, though, countless unknowns have packed their bags and moved to Los Angeles in the years and decades since then, hoping for show business to discover ... [Read More]
“Web Therapy” with Lisa Kudrow gets cancelled by Showtime
There will be no fifth season for the Lisa Kudrow Showtime comedy Web Therapy. The improvised show that started as an online series about a therapist who has conceived of a new form of therapy, the titular “web therapy”, eventually found its way to Showtime in 2012. The series featured a... [Read More]
Showtime Cancels Lisa Kudrow’s ‘Web Therapy’
Web Therapy is no more. THR reports that Showtime has officially canceled Lisa Kudrow’s web series-turned-show after four seasons. The most recent season wrapped up its 12-episode run in January. Hopefully this cancellation means that Kudrow will have more time to devote to a new season of The... [Read More]
Unsealed 2005 deposition reveals Bill Cosby aquired drugs to give women for sex
Documents have surfaced from an unsealed 2005 report are revealing what’s been suspected about Bill Cosby for a long time. Under sworn testimony given in his first lawsuit filed by Andrea Constand, the comedian stated that he acquired quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he ... [Read More]
Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 deposition to drugging women so he could have sex with them
Bill Cosby gave young women Quaaludes to make them vulnerable enough so he could have sex with them. Time and time again. Cosby admitted as much under oath in a September 2005 deposition when he was being sued by one of his rape victims -- a case later settled out of court. But the deposition only n... [Read More]