Samantha Bee on the #MeToo Backlash: “What Men Literally Cannot Understand Is: This Isn’t About Them”
Here’s a great segment from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee responds to the #MeToo backlash surrounding stories like the “Shitty Media Men” list and the recent debate surrounding the Aziz Ansari allegations. “What many fail to understand is that it do... [Read More]
Jordan Klepper Dives into the Aziz Ansari Story with Jessica Valenti on ‘The Opposition’
This week’s Aziz Ansari story has fired up a very polarized debate, if the round of recent thinkpieces are any indication – just compare The New York Times piece “Aziz Ansari Is Guilty. Of Not Being a Mind Reader” with Vox’s “The Aziz Ansari story is ordinary. Tha... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari alleges “completely consensual” sex in #MeToo allegation
Aziz Ansari, who just won a Golden Globe last week for starring in his Netflix series, Master of None, and who wrote a best-selling book about “Modern Romance,” has responded to a #MeToo allegation about him from a woman who dated him last September. You can read the woman’s anonym... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari alleges “completely consensual” sex in #MeToo allegation
Aziz Ansari, who just won a Golden Globe last week for starring in his Netflix series, Master of None, and who wrote a best-selling book about “Modern Romance,” has responded to a #MeToo allegation about him from a woman who dated him last September. You can read the woman’s anonym... [Read More]
Dan Harmon Delivers a Lengthy Apology to Former ‘Community’ Writer Megan Ganz on ‘Harmontown’
Last week, former Community writer Megan Ganz took to Twitter to call out Dan Harmon for what she found to be hypocritical behavior, given the sexist treatment Ganz received from Harmon while he worked as her boss on the NBC sitcom. “It took me years to believe in my talents again, t... [Read More]
Which Comedians Will Follow Pamela Adlon’s Lead and Fire Dave Becky?
An important detail to remember from the New York Times report about Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct is the behavior of C.K.’s manager Dave Becky, a powerful Hollywood figure who represents many big-name comedians and produces some of the most well-known comedy series currently on TV and ... [Read More]
Marc Maron on Louis C.K.: “This Is Obviously a Fucking Massive, Turbulent Learning Moment for Men”
Since last week’s New York Times report was published confirming the long-running rumors about Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct, a handful of comedians have responded to the news by reflecting on their own experiences as well as what lessons the comedy world can learn from this g... [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]