Louis C.K.

How one comedy club successfully, passive-aggressively refused T.J. Miller

Amid the Comedy Cellar owner’s public handwringing about outrage over letting Louis C.K. back onstage, a pair of comedians figured out a way to avoid letting T.J. Miller crash their show.<p>Doing the right thing is easier said than done.<p>Part of the national conversation about Louis C.K.’s recent …

Comedy Cellar

Chelsea Handler To Louis CK: ‘You Can’t Just Come Back And Act Like Nothing Happened’

3:44 PM 09/19/2018<p>Chelsea Handler said comedians Louis C.K. and Aziz Ansari can’t just return to the stage and “act like nothing happened.”<p>Louis C.K. …

Conservative View

Japan Gets Another ‘Kingdom Hearts’ PlayStation 4

Sandra Oh Brings Her Parents to Emmys Red Carpet: 'I'm So Proud of Her'<p>Sarah Hyland on 'Modern Family' Death: 'If the dog dies, I leave'<p>Lady Gaga …

Red Carpet

Garrison Keillor Is Also Preparing His Comeback

Garrison Keillor, the radio host fired from <i>A Prairie Home Companion</i>, is preparing his comeback. A Minneapolis <i>Star Tribune</i> article about changes …

Garrison Keillor

Asia Argento Says She Is 'Seeking Substantial Damages' From Rose McGowan for 'Deception' and 'Libel'

On Monday, Argento demanded that McGowan retract the contents of an August 27 statement about sexual misconduct accusations against Argento<p>One day …

Harvey Weinstein

Matt Lauer Spotted Cruising Toward A Wave Of Irony On His Boat Named Resilient

By now, most of us are all familiar with the new American custom of wealthy, famous men going into hiding after they’ve been accused (or outright …

Matt Lauer

When Can We Go Back to Work?

—Now that “some” time has passed for several of the men outted in the first waves of the #metoo era, quite a few are beginning to look at a potential …

Matt Lauer

Christine Blasey Ford Is A Goddamned American Hero

Yesterday, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, a research psychologist in Northern California, came forward to say that she was the woman accusing Supreme …

Liberal View

The Salacious Non-Mystery of “The Real Lolita”

Sally Horner was a widow’s daughter, a brown-haired honor student, from Camden, New Jersey. In 1948, hoping to impress some popular girls, she nicked a notebook from a dime store and was accosted by a man, Frank La Salle, posing as an F.B.I. agent. La Salle, who told Horner his name was Frank …

Books

The Internet Wants Literally Anyone Else To Be Hosting The Emmys

When Colin Jost and Michael Che were announced as the hosts for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, no one was very thrilled—especially after Michael Che gave his terrible opinion on Louis C.K.’s potential comeback. After the Emmys cold open, which featured multitudes of diverse and iconic actors and …

70th Primetime Emmy Awards

Jian Ghomeshi's #MeToo moment: It's all about him

Anne Kingston: Ghomeshi's essay extinguishes any doubt as to whether his years in imposed exile delivered insight, wisdom or contrition<p>There’s much …

Jian Ghomeshi

SMNTY Classics: #MeToo 2: Louis CK Edition

Recently, Louis C.K. made a surprise appearance at the Comedy Cellar. A & B revisit his predatory behavior.

Comedy Cellar

Sarah Silverman’s Louis C.K. monologue helped his daughter understand his sexual misconduct

Following a monologue she gave just after the sexual misconduct allegations against Louis C.K. came to light, comedian Sarah Silverman says that a …

Sarah Silverman

Aziz Ansari to Perform in Burlington

Higher Ground Presents announced on Friday that actor and comedian Aziz Ansari will perform on Thursday, September 27, at the Flynn Center for the …

Aziz Ansari

Jerry Seinfeld on Louis C.K.’s Return to Stand-Up: ‘It’s His Thing to Figure Out’

Jerry Seinfeld is a celebrated comic, entertainer and actor, but even he isn’t sure how Louis C.K. should handle his career after he publicly …

Jerry Seinfeld

‘Full Frontal,’ ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Writers Weigh in on Louis C.K.’s Return, Writers’ Room Diversity

Following Louis C.K.’s sudden return to the stand-up scene, Hollywood comedy writers are weighing in on whether the comedian deserves a second chance …

Canadian Humour

Grift-eth Paltrow, Disaster Dogwhistles 9.13.18

Getty Images<p>In episode 231, Jack and Miles are joined by Culture King podcast's co-host Edgar Momplaisir to discuss Hurricane Florence updates, the …

Canadian Humour

That Awful Norm MacDonald Interview is Actually a Gift

If you’ve ever wondered why so many famous men fail to speak up as allies to women and minorities, Norm Macdonald just gave us all the answers.

Harvey Weinstein

Aziz Ansari Making Comedy Comeback After ‘Me Too’ Accusation

<b>(CNN)</b> — Aziz Ansari is back doing what he does best.The former “Parks and Recreation” star did a stand-up routine Monday night at Zanies comedy club …

Aziz Ansari

'Designing Woman' Creator Says Les Moonves Sidelined Her Career

“People asked me for years, ‘Where have you been? What happened to you?’ Les Moonves happened to me,” Linda Bloodworth Thomason says<p>“Designing Women” …

Les Moonves

Norm Macdonald's Down syndrome response to #MeToo backlash sparks further outrage

Norm Macdonald is facing new backlash Thursday after he hoped to clear up his earlier #MeToo comments.<p>The comedian drew the ire of social media after he told Howard Stern, ''You’d have to have Down syndrome'' not to feel sorry for victims of sexual abuse.<p>Macdonald was attempting to explain away …

Canadian Humour

'60 Minutes' Executive Producer Jeff Fager to Exit CBS News

Departure comes three days after the resignation of CBS CEO Leslie Moonves<p>Jeff Fager will leave as executive producer of “60 Minutes,” just three …

Jeff Fager

Louis C.K.’s Comeback

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>“Look Who’s Creeping Back,” by Amanda Hess (Critic’s Notebook, Sept. 1), concludes that fame is too powerful for an abuser like Louis C.K. “to give us the time to not think of him at all.”<p>Perhaps a deeper and more permanent alternative to “cancellation” would be a restorative justice …

Opinion

Today's Birthdays, Sept. 12: Louis C.K.

Rapper 2 Chainz is 41.<p>Actress Amy Yasbeck is 56.<p>Golfer Angel Cabrera is 49.<p>Rock singer-musician Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five) is 52.<p>Actor Ben McKenzie …

Basketball Hall of Fame

Norm Macdonald Was Dropped From "The Tonight Show" After Defending Roseanne Barr And Louis CK

Macdonald has since apologized for his comments on Twitter, saying, “Roseanne and Louis have both been very good friends of mine for many years. They …

Canadian Humour

Norm MacDonald Had a Bad Day

Comedian Norm MacDonald, whose new talk show <i>Norm MacDonald Has a Show</i> is coming to Netflix this Friday, probably envisioned his last week of launch …

Canadian Humour

Norm Macdonald discusses Louis CK and Roseanne Barr, manages to step on every landmine

Today in frustrating missteps that will make you wish that a famous person you like had just shut their mouth and not said anything: Norm Macdonald …

Canadian Humour

Norm Macdonald's sob story about Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr doesn't add up

"There are very few people that have gone through what they have, losing everything in a day."<p>That's Norm Macdonald speaking to <i>The Hollywood …

Canadian Humour

Seth Meyers Untangles Teen Slang, Explains Current Meaning Of ‘Louis C.K.’

The "Late Night" host is back with another batch of translated (spoof) terms.<p>Teen slang can be confusing for anyone not in the know, so Seth Meyers returned Tuesday to decode another batch of (spoof) terms.<p>The “Late Night” host explained what the kids <i>really</i> mean when they say “Louis C.K.” in a gag …

Seth Meyers

Stephen Colbert Blasts Les Moonves with Louis C.K. Jab

Following Les Moonves’ resignation as CEO of CBS on Sunday, Stephen Colbert once again took aim at his former boss for the allegations of sexual …

Stephen Colbert