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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
“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*Read More
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!Read More
The Good Place has been renewed for a 13-episode third season, and everything is fine.Read More
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!Read More
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."Read More
"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."Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More