Can you do comedy about rape? Natalie Palamides thinks so
The LA comic, who won best newcomer at last year’s Edinburgh fringe, has tested her electric new material on American audiences. But how will Nate – her ‘douchebag’ male alter ego – go down in Britain?We should know, after last year, to expect the unexpected from Natali... [Read More]
Bill Cosby: Guilty!
A jury of seven men and five women in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, has returned a guilty verdict today against Bill Cosby on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. It was a retrial held a year after the initial criminal case brought forward by Andrea Constand. The jury had deadlocked last ... [Read More]
Sexual Misconduct Allegations Have Put the Future of New Orleans and Austin’s New Movement Theaters in Doubt
With theaters and training centers in Austin and New Orleans, three comedy festivals under its name, and a published book about improv, The New Movement has been a swiftly rising comedy powerhouse in the South since it was founded by Chris Trew, Tami Nelson, and Brock LaBorde in 2009. When we profil... [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]
Comedy Central cans Gorburger as T.J. Miller faces renewed sexual assault allegations
Coincidentally or not, we learned Comedy Central had canceled a weekly late-night series, The Gorburger Show with T.J. Miller, on the same day we learned of old accusations of sexual assault and abuse at the hands of Miller, including choking, punching and rape. The Daily Beast reported on Miller&rs... [Read More]
T.J. Miller Accused of Sexually Assaulting and Choking a Woman in College
A woman has come forward with a handful of brutal sexual assault allegations against Silicon Valley alum T.J. Miller today. The Daily Beast spoke with an anonymous woman who came forward with accusations that Miller choked, punched, and sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions while at... [Read More]
Comedy Writer/Producer Murray Miller Accused of Raping Underage Actress in 2012
An actress has come forward with an allegation that comedy writer/producer Murray Miller raped her when she was 17 years old in 2012, and she’s taken her claim to the police. According to The Wrap, actress Aurora Perrineau filed a report with the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station today cl... [Read More]
Comedy Writer/Producer Murray Miller Accused of Raping Underage Actress in 2012
An actress has come forward with an allegation that comedy writer/producer Murray Miller raped her when she was 17 years old in 2012, and she’s taken her claim to the police. According to The Wrap, actress Aurora Perrineau filed a report with the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station today cl... [Read More]