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What Jimmy Kimmel Misses in the Discussion Around Louis C.K.’s Place in Comedy

I think a lot of us hoped Kimmel–who has recently found himself at the center of so many political debates, taking on Republican and conservative oppression–is better than this. But maybe he isn't.

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The Best Part of Last Night’s Emmys Was Hannah Gadsby

Just let her host already.

It was a fantastic subtweeting of all the men, some of them in the room, who have felt compelled to tell her she doesn't know what jokes are without taking the time to watch any of hers.

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Norm Macdonald Says He’s “Happy the #MeToo Movement Has Slowed Down a Little Bit” and a Bunch of Other Terrible Stuff

Norm Macdonald has a new show coming to Netflix this week, which I guess is enough of a reason for major media outlets to ask his opinion on current issues, even though said show is going to be distinctly non-topical. As for whether you'll actually want to hear those opinions, that's up to you, but as a warning, they're probably even worse than you're expecting.

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Louis C.K.’s “Comeback” Wasn’t the Slam Dunk We Were Told It Was

Ten months after admitting to multiple acts of gross sexual misconduct towards female comedians, including masturbating in front of them without their consent, Louis C.K. dropped in for a surprise set at New York's Comedy Cellar. It was described as a "historic event," but many are saying it wasn't the triumph described.

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Reductress Is Bringing Their Brilliant, Scathing Brand of Feminist Satire to Television

Good news for fans of comedy and good things in general: Comedy Central will be teaming up with the satirical woman-centric site Reductress for a late-night talk show titled The Reductress Hour.

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Tina Fey on How Diversity Only Makes Comedy Better & What She Got Wrong in That SNL “Sheet Cake” Bit

Still made no mention of that weird Sally Hemings/Thomas Jefferson joke, but it's a start.

On the latest episode of David Letterman's fantastic interview series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, Dave sat down with Tina Fey. They discussed a lot of things, from her kids and her parents to her time doing improv in Chicago. But a large portion of the show is dedicated to how Fey has seen the comedy landscape change in its inclusion of women.

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Aidy Bryant Set to Star as Lindy West in Hulu Adaptation of Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman

Lindy West is one of our favorite feminist writers out there, and she's now having her book Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman adapted into a single-camera comedy for Hulu. Even better? In the most perfect bit of casting of all time, Saturday Night Live's Aidy Bryant is set to star as the TV version of West. The show is only in development, but I already can't wait!

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As If All These Half-Assed Apologies From Alleged Abusers Couldn’t Be Any More Ridiculous, Now They’ve Been Set to Music

In the era of Calling Out Men for Their Bullsh*t, we've had no shortage of half-assed and non-apologies. From "it was a different time then" to "that doesn't reflect who I am," abusers have all sorts of ways of deflecting responsibility for their actions.

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Things We Saw Today: Buy Black Panther Merch and Help the Hungry! Win-Win!

We're basically just throwing ourselves on all things Black Panther until this dang movie comes out. Now, there's one more way to do that that also allows us to lend a helping hand to those experiencing hunger in the U.S. Check out this awesome new Black Panther collection from Box Lunch!

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“Men’s Rights” Activist Sues Iliza Shlesinger for Doing Women-Only Shows He Wants to Get Into, Poor Baby

The level of entitlement certain men can feel about being able to do whatever, whenever is astonishing. Comedian Iliza Shlesinger's current comedy show, "Girls' Night In," has been advertised as "No Boys Allowed." Cue the dude buying a ticket to said show only to be mad when he's not allowed to stay. He's now suing Shlesinger for discrimination. Because "reverse sexism" or whatever. *sigh*

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Heather Graham Makes Her Feature Writing and Directing Debut With Half Magic

Oh, and Stephanie Beatriz in a dominatrix outfit, for those of you who are into that sort of thing.

Heather Graham's making her feature film debut as a writer and director with the upcoming comedy, Half Magic. Check out the first trailer after the jump!

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Fork Yeah, The Good Place Has Been Renewed For a Third Season

The Good Place has been renewed for a 13-episode third season, and everything is fine.

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Elizabeth Banks, WhoHaHa, and YouTube Create “Women In Comedy” Program to Give Funny Women a Bigger Platform

Are you hilarious? Are you female or non-binary? If so, then Elizabeth Banks and WhoHaHa are looking for you!

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“YEAH I’M FUCKING SURE”: Ilana Glazer Fired Sexual Harassers from Broad City

Ilana Glazer revealed that she fired two Broad City staffers for sexual harassment, because "getting sexually harassed seems to be a constant, but having the opportunity to do something about it is rare."

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Samantha Bee’s Penis PSA Is Good Business Advice for Terrible Men

"Your dick is objectively the worst thing about you."

With so many prominent, powerful men being accused of sexual assault and harassment, Samantha Bee has some advice for other men who are worried that they, too, will face similar accusations. Starting with "don't masturbate in front of your colleagues."

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Amy Sherman-Palladino Is Back With a New Amazon Show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

I still haven't watched the pilot episode for Amy Sherman-Palladino's new Amazon show, even though it's been available online for months. This trailer (which is NSFW due to a whole lot of beautiful cursing) has made me realize what a regretful oversight that was on my part.

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The Trailer for Sarah Silverman’s New Show I Love You, America Is a Musical Examination of White Privilege

That's my exact aesthetic.

The show wants to connect with "un-like-minded people" but from the trailer, it looks like this will be less about making sure Trump voters and white nationalists feel heard, and more about learning about our blindspots from those with different life experiences.

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Tonight Show Writers and Miley Cyrus Thank Hillary Clinton for “Being the Hillary Clinton of American Politics”

Wanna weep this morning? Well have I got something for you!

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5 Spoiler-Free Reasons Why We Can’t Wait for The Good Place to Return Tonight

NBC's The Good Place returns tonight for Season Two. I was already really forking excited for the show to pick back up, but then just last night I did a binge rewatch with a friend who had never seen it and it reminded me all of the reasons why I love it so very much.

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5 Reasons Why FXX’s You’re the Worst Is Actually the Best

FXX's comedy You're the Worst is one of my favorite shows. Like Bojack Horseman, it's a narcissistic comedy on its face, but it actually delves deep into some pretty serious stuff with humor and a surprising amount of emotion. It also gets right to the heart of what it feels like to live in Los Angeles. Here are five reasons why you should check out You're the Worst if you haven't already.

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