Louis C.K.

Louis C.K.’s dangerous and lazy conclusion that men are gross

Women are no less selfish or strange in our desires than men, and, given the opportunity, there are no doubt many of us who would be just as entitled …

Canadian News

De Blasio defends keeping donations from event with Louis C.K.

Mayor de Blasio doesn’t feel funny about campaign cash he raised at an event headlined by perv comic Louis C.K., he said Monday.

Bill de Blasio

Why is Apple promoting the Louis C.K. app?

Apple TV appears to be promoting Louis C.K.’s app.<p>Given that C.K. admitted to masturbating in front of women just last week, it seems odd that Apple …

Gear & Gadgets

Who Should Be TIME's Person of the Year for 2017?

Since 1927, TIME Magazine has chosen a “Person of the Year,” defined as a person (or people) who has had the most influence over the news in the last …

Robert Mueller

Did You Hear ...? Louis C.K. falls further, Taylor Swift kills it and more from the week in entertainment

A comic’s life turns unfunny, a pop star delivers the goods, movie warrior women show more skin, a magazine gets a new honcho and Hollywood’s dirty secrets surface nonstop: Here’s all that news and more from this week in entertainment.<p>In absentia, Louis C.K. continues to take it on the chin<p>Coming …

Entertainment

This Clip of Louis C.K. on the Daily Show Is Particularly Chilling in Light of the Accusations Against Him

The accusations against Louis C.K. surprised many, maybe because the comedian doesn’t seem like “that kind of guy.” Roy Moore and Harvey …

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Samantha Bee has been, and always will be, the breath of fresh and funny air we need during our low points. And <i>wow</i> are we in the midst of a low …

Ed Westwick

Louis C.K. Exposes Late-Night Television’s Most Glaring Blind Spot

The many straight white male late-night TV hosts don’t know how to handle the disturbing sexual harassment allegations against one of their own. And …

Comedy

Samantha Bee Calls Out ‘Critically-Acclaimed Pervert’ Louis C.K.

The ‘Full Frontal’ host said that if we want Alabama voters to reject Roy Moore than comedians need to denounce Louis C.K.<p>In the days since the …

Culture

Sex Workers Are Not A Life Hack for 'Helping' Sexual Predators

Last week, <i>The New York Times</i> reported that comedian Louis CK has a history of masturbating in front of women without their consent. The following …

Feminism

What Do We Do With Louis C.K.’s Incredibly Uncomfortable ‘Parks and Rec’ Episode?

In the wake of the Louis C.K. sexual misconduct scandal, multiple networks and industry execs have distanced themselves from the comedy heavyweight …

Entertainment

Porn is the Missing Piece in the Louis C.K. Story

Sexual assault and harassment claims are reaching a fever pitch in major news outlets. In the latest batch, there was Hollywood exec Harvey …

Bill Cosby

Samantha Bee Hits At Louis C.K. And Others To Show That Roy Moore Is Far From Just An Alabama Problem

Samantha Bee wants Alabama to prove all the Yankee assholes in this country wrong in December, refusing to elect Roy Moore to Congress and make a statement. While running down the latest allegations against the controversial GOP Senate candidate in counter to Sean Hannity’s newly restored support, …

News (U.S.)

Al Franken, Louis C.K. and more: 20 high-profile people recently implicated in allegations of sexual misconduct

AL FRANKEN<p>LOUIS C.K.<p>RICHARD DREYFUSS<p>GEORGE TAKEI<p>KEVIN SPACEY<p>HARVEY WEINSTEIN<p>JAMES TOBACK<p>BRETT RATNER<p>ROBERT KNEPPER<p>JANN WENNER<p>DUSTIN HOFFMAN<p>JOHN …

Al Franken

‘Louis C.K. could have hired a sex worker’ is a lazy, dangerous argument

In a <i>New York Times</i> report last week, multiple women said that Louis C.K. had pulled out his penis and masturbated in front of them. Weeks before, …

Feminism

Why Men Aren’t Funny

If November 2016 was a study in anguish for many, November 2017 is a study in contrasts. (Well, and anguish.) At the very time when, it seems, Americans have finally begun to take sexual predation seriously and impose meaningful consequences on men who abuse their power, the far right has shot off …

Opinion

As sexual harassment rocks entertainment world, will fans welcome back Eminem?

The music world is a very different place than Eminem left it.<p>The rap icon released his last solo album, <i>The Marshall Mathers LP 2</i>, in November 2013 — a month before Beyoncé led a feminist charge on her self-titled surprise effort; a year before Kesha filed a lawsuit against producer Dr. Luke …

News (U.S.)

Jon Stewart examines his Louis C.K. reaction: 'I didn't know. What if I did?'

Welcome to Hollywood: The men who aren't being accused of sexual harassment or assault are still getting a crash course in appropriate behavior in …

Entertainment

Should sexual harassers Harvey Weinstein and Louis CK be given a second chance?

Sadly, history tells us they they will be<p>It’s 2027 and there is the usual kerfuffle about the Oscars. Everyone is talking about the movie starring Casey Affleck and Louis CK as two older guys on a road trip revisiting their relationships with the women in their lives. Critics have praised the …

Opinion

Sexual misconduct is rampant; expect accusations against people you respect | Opinion | NOLA.com

When the news broke in 2003 that Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant had been arrested on suspicion of rape, I was with a friend who used that …

New Orleans

Jon Stewart Says He's 'Stunned' By His Friend Louis C.K.'s Sexual Misconduct Allegations

"Did I miss something? Could I have done more?"<p>Jon Stewart spoke out today about the sexual misconduct allegations against his friend Louis C.K., …

Comedy

Jon Stewart Addresses Louis C.K.’s Sexual Misconduct: ‘Could I Have Done More?’

Jon Stewart said he was “stunned” to hear about Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct. The former “Daily Show” host spoke with the “Today” show’s Matt Lauer …

Comedy

Lena Headey's response to Louis C.K.'s apology is savage

Lena Headey, much like her <i>Game of Thrones</i> character Cersei Lannister, is a force to be reckoned with. On November 11th, the actress tweeted a …

Lena Headey

Men Don’t Get to Decide What Counts As ‘Sex’

Does America know what sex is? After the past week, I genuinely don’t know. I’d like to try to define sex as I understand it, but I’ll tell you up …

Lionel Richie

How to Apologize, a Guide for Men

Say "I'm sorry" and accept that it won't mean people will forgive you.<p>It has been said that women have a habit of apologizing too much. But amid the wave of sexual abuse allegations coming to light in the aftermath of Harvey Weinstein's downfall, it has become clear that men have the opposite …

Feminism

If you laugh at Louis CK now, you’re accepting his worldview

Now the sexual misconduct allegations against him are out in the open it’s clear that the comedian-actor’s ‘gross dude’ shtick was the perfect hiding place in plain sight<p>2017: not a vintage year for alleged serial sex offenders. First Weinstein, then Spacey, and now we can’t go to Louis CK’s new …

Opinion

Louis C.K. Ruined More Than Just His Own Career

Over the weekend, following allegations of sexual misconduct and a subsequent shitty non-apology, Louis C.K.’s entire career came crumbling down. The …

Women's News

Louis C.K.’s ‘I Love You, Daddy’ Dropped by International Distributors

After being canceled by The Orchard in the U.S. amid allegations of sexual misconduct against Louis C.K., the comedian’s film “I Love You, Daddy” is …

Louis C.K.’s ‘I Love You, Daddy’ Advance Ticket Buyers Gripe They Haven’t Been Reimbursed | Deadline

After The Orchard cancelled the Nov. 17 theatrical release of Louis C.K.’s <i>I Love You, Daddy</i> due to the comedian’s alleged sexual misconduct, some of …

Jon Stewart ‘angry’ with Louis C.K. over scandal

Comedian Jon Stewart said he is “angry” and “stunned” that his pal Louis C.K. sexually harassed women for years.<p>He also revealed he hasn’t spoken to …

Comedy