Camilla Cleese on her dad John: 'He's not my favourite Python!'
The comedian is doing a show about her father in Edinburgh. She talks about the sexist LA standup scene, her reconciliation with her dad – and doing jokes about his ex-wivesWith just a hint of a smile, Camilla Cleese admits that the name of her Edinburgh fringe show is “the ultimate, sha... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle's 'reckless' #MeToo and trans jokes have real after-effects
In his Netflix shows the comic defends his right to provoke, but protests against his gags about misconduct allegations and transgender people are justifiedDave Chappelle’s first Netflix specials, released last spring, left his reputation in need of recovery. Those two sets were widely critici... [Read More]
“It Took Me Years to Believe in My Talents Again”: Read This Twitter Exchange Between Megan Ganz and Dan Harmon
It’s not easy to confront a powerful man who once belittled, sexually harassed, or assaulted you in the workplace – especially if the experience made you question your talents or affected your sense of self-worth and/or career path for years to come (and, of course, those experiences alw... [Read More]
“It Took Me Years to Believe in My Talents Again”: Read This Twitter Exchange Between Megan Ganz and Dan Harmon
It’s not easy to confront a powerful man who once belittled, sexually harassed, or assaulted you in the workplace – especially if the experience made you question your talents or affected your sense of self-worth and/or career path for years to come (and, of course, those experiences alw... [Read More]
No holds barred and funny as hell: the fierce humour of Margaret Cho
One of America’s most politically outspoken standups is finally bringing her savage brand of comedy to BritainIf you have never heard of Margaret Cho, think the caustic, crude comedy of Joan Rivers, the politically-charged jibes of Bill Hicks and the quick-witted improvisation of Robin William... [Read More]
‘Transparent’ Guest Star Trace Lysette Comes Forward with Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Jeffrey Tambor
Transparent guest star Trace Lysette is the latest woman to come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against a Hollywood figure, this time fellow Transparent cast member Jeffrey Tambor. In a statement released to The Hollywood Reporter, Lysette – who plays a yoga instructor in the ... [Read More]
‘Transparent’ Guest Star Trace Lysette Comes Forward with Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Jeffrey Tambor
Transparent guest star Trace Lysette is the latest woman to come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against a Hollywood figure, this time fellow Transparent cast member Jeffrey Tambor. In a statement released to The Hollywood Reporter, Lysette – who plays a yoga instructor in the ... [Read More]
‘Transparent’ Guest Star Trace Lysette Comes Forward with Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Jeffrey Tambor
Transparent guest star Trace Lysette is the latest woman to come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against a Hollywood figure, this time fellow Transparent cast member Jeffrey Tambor. In a statement released to The Hollywood Reporter, Lysette – who plays a yoga instructor in the ... [Read More]
‘Late Night’ Presents Pervatol, the Drug That Helps Sexual Predators Sleep at Night
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers presents a commercial for a new drug called Pervatol for sexual predators who are currently in such fear of their actions being publicly and inevitably exposed that they can’t sleep at night. Late Night writer Amber Ruff... [Read More]
‘Late Night’ Presents Pervatol, the Drug That Helps Sexual Predators Sleep at Night
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers presents a commercial for a new drug called Pervatol for sexual predators who are currently in such fear of their actions being publicly and inevitably exposed that they can’t sleep at night. Late Night writer Amber Ruff... [Read More]