‘Ren & Stimpy’ Creator John Kricfalusi Accused of Preying on and Sexually Abusing Underage Girls, Possessing Child Porn
Today, Buzzfeed published a very tough-to-read piece titled “The Disturbing Secret Behind An Iconic Cartoon” that details what’s reportedly been an “open secret” in the animation world for decades: John Kricfalusi, the creator of Nickelodeon’s animated series Ren ... [Read More]
A Comedian Is Suing UCB for “Reverse Gender Discrimination” After Getting Banned Over Rape Allegations
Back in August 2016, New York’s Upright Citizens Brigade theaters banned a comedian after multiple women came forward with rape allegations against him, and now he’s suing UCB over what he claims is “reverse gender discrimination.” According to the New York Post, Aaron G... [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]
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]
Aziz Ansari Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegation
Aziz Ansari has responded to an anonymous account published on the website Babe over the weekend, in which a woman who went on a date with him in September 2017 accuses the Master of None star and Modern Romance author of sexual misconduct. The anonymous woman, identified by Babe as “Grace,&rd... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert Confronts James Franco About Sexual Misconduct Allegations on ‘The Late Show’
Thanks to victims and reporters who worked to bring long-rumored sexual assault and misconduct allegations to light against powerful men like Harvey Weinstein and Louis C.K., we’re finally beginning to see instances where men publicly question other men about their alleged behavior. Last month... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert Confronts James Franco About Sexual Misconduct Allegations on ‘The Late Show’
Thanks to victims and reporters who worked to bring long-rumored sexual assault and misconduct allegations to light against powerful men like Harvey Weinstein and Louis C.K., we’re finally beginning to see instances where men publicly question other men about their alleged behavior. Last month... [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]
Tig Notaro on Louis C.K.’s Removal from ‘One Mississippi’: “It’s a Huge Relief”
Back in August, Tig Notaro spoke up about the long-running Louis C.K. rumors, saying in interviews with Time and The Daily Beast that she thought it was important for C.K. to “take care of” the rumors by addressing them directly. C.K. responded to Notaro’s comments soon after ... [Read More]
Jeffrey Tambor Leaves ‘Transparent’ Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Transparent will look a lot different when its upcoming fifth season debuts on Amazon. According to Deadline, Jeffrey Tambor has decided he will not return to the series next season following last week’s news that guest star Trace Lysette had come forward with sexual misconduct allegations aga... [Read More]