Bill Cosby

John Oliver Joked About Charlie Rose's On-Air 'Sexual Tension' Before the New Allegations

Allegations of inappropriate workplace behavior by Charlie Rose, broken Monday afternoon by the Washington <i>Post</i>, are startling and dismaying in and of …

Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein’s Secret Settlements

The mogul used money from his brother and elaborate legal agreements to hide allegations of predation for decades.<p>On April 20, 2015, the Filipina-Italian model Ambra Battilana Gutierrez sat in an office in midtown Manhattan with an eighteen-page legal agreement in front of her. She had been advised …

Business

Roy Moore sexual assault accuser tells of struggle to regain self-esteem

Leigh Corfman, who accused the Alabama Senate candidate of attack in 1979 when she was 14, said: ‘It took years for me to regain confidence in myself’<p>The woman who first spoke out to accuse Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her when she was 14 told on Monday how it took her …

News (U.S.)

A reckoning for Bill Clinton at last, handling Twitter like a disease & other comments

<b>Feminist scribe: Why’d Clinton Reckoning Take So Long?</b><p>One of the most remarkable things about what Slate’s Ruth Graham calls “this cavalcade of …

Bill Clinton

On Sex, Power And Our Own Complicity

We must demand accountability from people who have used power to coerce others into sex.<p>My conversations with men have changed.<p>Some men are quiet, easing off social media. Listening. Reading.<p>Some men have become loud. Asking questions. “But what if the survivor forgives him? Surely then it’s ok! …

Al Franken

New Yorker Cover Hits Harassment Theme At Thanksgiving Day Parade | Deadline

After publishing several of Ronan Farrow’s investigative features on sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood this fall, the <i>New Yorker</i> is returning …

Entertainment Industry

Gossip and News, Strange Bedfellows

On a recent episode of the Longform podcast, the hosts heaped praised on Jodi Kantor and her reporting for the bombshell Harvey Weinstein exposé. The …

Journalism

Why Californians will have to pay for a new ID cards soon

If you rely on using your driver's license or state issued ID at TSA checkpoints -- YOU NEED TO READ THIS:<p>Your current California driver's license or ID card soon won't be accepted by the TSA so you can board a flight or by federal agents so you can enter certain government facilities.<p>Instead, …

Identity Theft

A Brief History of Lena Dunham Being Sorry

No one can issue an apology quite like Lena Dunham, which comes from years and years and <i>years</i> of practice. While her preferred platform for …

Feminism

Russian Intelligence Recruited Donald Trump As Early As 1987

On Sunday morning, Alabama’s largest newspapers ran a front-page editorial pronouncing Roy Moore unfit for the Senate on a number of counts–not the …

Al Franken

I wrote a book on workplace harassment — here's what I learned from interviewing more than 50 women

• <b>A Yale trauma psychologist wants to broaden the current conversation about harassment to include incivility and bullying.</b>• <b><br>She has interviewed more than 50 women across racial and socioeconomic lines about their experiences.</b>• <b><br>In the interviews, the women she talked to were often profoundly …

Gretchen Carlson

Ignore all that ridiculous new advice to ban kids from hugging relatives

As our family — grandparents, cousins, aunts and uncles — arrive to celebrate holidays, there is one hard and fast rule in our home: Our children …

Opinion

Let’s All Savor The Democrats’ Pervgate Pain

Posted: Nov 20, 2017 12:01 AM<p>Some say that it’s so, so very wrong to take so much pleasure at a scandal in which the heroes of the Democrat Party are …

Conservative View

Earle Hyman, actor who played Bill Cosby's dad, dies at 91

<b>(CNN) —</b> Earle Hyman, a longtime stage and TV actor who was best known for playing Bill Cosby's father on "The Cosby Show," died Friday.<p>Hyman was 91.<p>He died at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey, according to Jordan Strohl, a representative for The Actors Fund.<p>Hyman enjoyed an …

Entertainment

Al Franken cut from David Letterman tribute

Days after admitting to sexually assaulting a woman in 2006, Al Franken has reportedly been cut from a David Letterman tribute on PBS.

Entertainment

Earle Hyman, who played 'The Cosby Show' grandfather, has died | NOLA.com

Earle Hyman, who broke racial stereotypes on Broadway and in Scandinavia in works by Shakespeare and Ibsen, but was perhaps best known to millions of …

Entertainment

What to do when your favourite celebrity is accused of sexual assault

Kevin Spacey's oeuvre tended toward the Machiavellian.<p><b>OPINION:</b> Reading the news (or, Twitter for that matter) has become a psychological minefield of …

New Zealand News

Harvey Weinstein case shows how Hillary Clinton is feminism’s worst nightmare

It has now been some time since multiple allegations of sexual harassment and rape came out against Hollywood mega-producer Harvey Weinstein, with …

Hillary Clinton

Earle Hyman Of Thundercats And The Cosby Show Passes Away At 91

<b>Earle Hyman</b> passed away today at the age of 91 at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, NJ. Hyman was a classically trained actor with a six …

Broadway Theatre

How Liberal Media Turned on Shamed Senator Al Franken

As PBS scrubs him from a David Letterman tribute, and after his drubbing from ‘SNL,’ there is no let-up for Al Franken in the fallout from his sexual …

Entertainment

Sheriff Williams doesn't need to quit | Stu Bykofsky

Sexual harassment is serious and claims made by victims have to be taken seriously. We know that.<p>But that does not mean they should short-circuit the …

Philadelphia

How rapper Meek Mill’s actions in 2007 fueled racial politics in 2017

Meek Mill was a rising 19-year-old rapper from Philadelphia when he first appeared in front of Judge Genece Brinkley on a number of charges.<p>A decade has since passed. Mill has amassed a national fan base and a sizable fortune from concert tours and record sales. But the criminal case that once sent …

Lifestyle

Earle "Grandpa Huxtable" Hyman Passes Away At 91

Acclaimed actor Earle Hyman died Thursday at the age of 91, as first reported by <b>Broadway Black</b>.<p>It is not yet known how he died, but his nephew Rick …

Women of Color

Separate Art from the Artist? THR Critics Debate Hollywood's Harassment Impact

As the list of Hollywood power players accused of sexual misconduct grows longer, three THR critics discuss the challenges of thinking and writing …

Feminism

SNL Takes Down Al Franken, One of Its Own: This Is ‘Bad’

The “Weekend Update” anchors wasted no time condemning one of SNL’s original writers.<p>A week ago, <i>Saturday Night Live</i> had to figure out how to address …

Culture

Spike Lee thanks Jordan, Magic on 25th anniversary of 'Malcolm X'

The story has been known around Hollywood for years, and on Saturday filmmaker Spike Lee again gave thanks to two NBA legends for helping him produce …

Black History

Women's 'radical rage' propels Hollywood sex abuse allegations

Tsunami of accusations is like 1950s 'Red scare' except this time the accused are guilty, writes Joel Rubinoff.

Feminism

"Cosby Show" actor Earle Hyman dies at 91

Earle Hyman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who was widely known for playing Russell Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," has died.<p>Jordan Strohl, a …

Entertainment

Vroom Vroom: The Short, but Poignant History of Black Americans In the World of NASCAR

It’s been nearly 46 years since the world of NASCAR saw a full-time African-American driver at the wheel, but all that is about to change.<p>Rookie …

Motorsport

Chiller Channel Will Be Discontinued This January

Another WolfCop Gets Another Poster via The Dude Designs<p>Published<p>1 hour ago<p>on<p>November 18, 2017<p>It was only last week that we shared the bloody new …

Horror Movies