Margaret Cho

Bright Premiere Interviews: Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace and more

Friday evening the red carpet was rolled out as Netflix brought their big Christmas film to London for the UK Premiere of Bright, starring Will Smith …

Movies

9 Hollywood Memoirs That Reveal The Dark Side Of The Entertainment Industry

In two and a half months since new broke of Harvey Weinstein's decades of sexual harassment, assault, and abuse, dozens and dozens of stories about …

Entertainment

Join us at Whistler Pride gay ski week festival this January!

We’re excited to be heading to the Whistler Pride gay ski week on 21-28 January 2018. This is one of the biggest and best LGBTQ ski weeks in North …

North America

Pop Culture Fix: America Chavez Is Coming To Your TV and “One Day at a Time” Will Be Back Before You Know It

Plus a very wacky and exciting-sounding Harley & Ivy & Betty & Veronica crossover; PB and Marceline holding hands; a first look at Lena Waithe on …

Comics

Netflix's latest original movie looks like the most bonkers action movie this year

Where has the wisecracking, supernatural creature-fighting Will Smith of <i>Independence Day</i> and <i>Men in Black</i> fame been all our lives? The Fresh Prince …

Movies

Margaret Cho on Surviving Sexual Abuse and Evolving into a Political Comic

"With all the stuff about Harvey Weinstein and Louis CK—and what I talk about in my show now, too—is how we have a chance to do whatever we want now. Feminism has really just started to work."<p>Margaret Cho has been loud, angry, and pissed off for a while. In 2015, the stand-up comedian released a …

Feminism

2018 Grammy predictions: Will Sarah Silverman be just the 6th woman to win Best Comedy Album?

It’s no secret that stand-up comedy can be a boy’s club, which explains why the Grammy for Best Comedy Album has almost always been awarded to men. …

Music

This day in history

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 5, the 339th day of 2017. There are 26 days left in the year.<p>Birthdays: Singer Little Richard is 85. Author Joan Didion is 83. …

Boston

Essential California: The many different facets of California's housing crisis

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s <b>Monday, Dec. 4,</b> and here’s what’s happening across California:<p><b>TOP STORIES</b><p><b>Taking stock of the affordable housing crisis</b><p>California's high housing costs have pushed many tenants to the edge of affordability. Even if they have steady …

Joan Didion

BBC Radio 3 - The Verb, How do you choose a mentor?

Listen now<p>You must enable JavaScript to play content<p>How do you choose a mentor?<p>The Verb<p>This week on The Verb we're looking at writing mentors. How much different can a mentor make, how can we learn from their writing, and what kind of language should a mentor use?<p>Joining Ian is the comedian …

Poetry

Meet The 8 Women Participating In The Riot Comedy Lab

If 2017 has proven anything, it's that being a woman in the world is just as hard as we thought. Being a woman in comedy is even harder. Of the nine …

Comedy

The 99-Seat Beat: A twist on Dickens, a 'Latina Christmas Special' and more

This week in L.A.'s small-theater scene, we have a twist on a holiday classic, some real-life portraits shown onstage and more. Here’s why we’re keen on the Independent Shakespeare Company's “A Christmas Carol With Charles Dickens,” 24th Street Theatre's “Pang!,” the Latino Theatre Company's “The …

Charles Dickens

Margaret Cho review – queen of lurid bad taste roars back from rehab

Comedy Box, Bristol Cho returns to the mic for a full-frontal comedy carnival, tackling Weinstein and Trump – and leaving leaving prudery and inhibition in her wake<p>Since her last UK visit, Korean-American comic Margaret Cho has spent over a year in rehab, after friends intervened to rescue her from …

Lindsay Lohan

The 13 Most Offensive Fashion Police Criticisms of All Time

“It doesn’t look like a baby bump, it looks like a beer belly.”<p>After six seasons, E!’s <i>Fashion Police</i> bid adieu with a farewell special on Monday. The series finale aired some three years after the death of Joan Rivers, who originally hosted the panel with George Kotsiopoulous, Kelly Osbourne, and …

Award Shows

Farewell, Fashion Police! See All The Highlights Of The Series Finale HERE!

After almost two decades on air, <i>Fashion Police</i> has officially signed off.Monday night's episode marked the finale of the show originally founded by …

Celebrity News (UK)

Horoscopes: Dec. 5, 2017

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Frankie Muniz, 32; Margaret Cho, 49; John Rzeznik, 52; Little Richard, 85.<p>Happy Birthday: Look for unusual …

Frankie Muniz

Fashion Police Co-Hosts Reflect on Joan Rivers' Last Episode: ''I Got to Be a Part of This Show That She Loved So Much''

<b>Joan Rivers</b> was one of a kind!<p>The legendary comedian was the heart and soul of <i>Fashion Police</i> until her untimely passing in 2014. For the series …

Entertainment

E!'s Final Goodbye: When Joan Rivers Died, So Did ‘Fashion Police’

On Monday night, E! airs ‘Fashion Police: The Farewell,’ but the show really died three years ago with its brilliant and irreplaceable host.<p>I will …

Shia LaBeouf

'Fashion Police' co-hosts remember Joan Rivers in touching series finale

<i>Fashion Police</i> is going out in style — Joan Rivers' style.<p>Just like the late comedian, the E! series' <i>Farewell</i> (Monday, 8 p.m. ET/PT) is audacious, amusing and sincere.<p>From 1995 until her unexpected death in 2014 at age 81, Rivers entertained her fans affectionately called the "Joan Rangers" as host …

Award Shows

Fashion Police Says Goodbye After Nearly Two Decades: "The Most Incredible Years of My Life!"

The Joan Rangers are signing off for the last time.<p>On tonight's <i>Fashion Police</i> series finale, the cast took a look back at some of their favorite …

Celebrity Style

Joan Rivers and the Fashion Police Hosts Look Back at the Best Fights on the E! Show

More than two decades after its premiere, E!’s long-running <i>Fashion Police</i> franchise is coming to an end on Monday with <i>Fashion Police: The Farewell</i> — …

Pop Culture

A Final Farewell To 'Fashion Police' And Joan Rivers

You can be forgiven if you were under the impression that E!’s “Fashion Police” had left us a long time ago.<p>But it had not left officially. That …

Advertising Industry

Margaret Cho offended Jerry Seinfeld by asking him for 25¢

Margaret Cho can earn up to £45,000 an hour doing stand-up comedy, but carries so little cash she once offended Jerry Seinfeld by asking him for …

Jerry Seinfeld

Margaret Cho: ‘I love Pauline and her pens from The League of Gentlemen’

The American standup and actor on the things that make her laugh the most, from Paul Foot to her mother<p><b>The funniest standup I’ve ever seen</b><p>It was Paul Foot’s private show for specially selected audience members at a small pub in London. The show began with Paul seating the audience, then making …

David Foster Wallace

Actress Selene Luna on Her Role in Coco and Being a Little Person in Hollywood

Playing <i>tía</i> Rosita in Disney Pixar’s new animated gem <i>Coco</i> was a dream come true for Selene Luna. “For me it’s very personal. I’m a Mexican immigrant …

Peter Dinklage

BBC Asian Network - The Asian Network Breakfast Show, Harpz sets Mawaan and Emily challenges, plus Margaret Cho is in the studio!, Comedian Margaret Cho drops the most outrageous story involving JOHN TRAVOLTA!

Comedian Margaret Cho drops the most outrageous story involving JOHN TRAVOLTA!<p>This sounds like a brilliant film set!<p>Release date:<p>22 November 2017<p>Duration:<p>55 seconds

Pop Culture

8@8: Your Morning Scoop

Even Wonder Woman couldn’t save the disappointing ‘Justice League.’<p><b>Today is…</b><p>National Peanut Butter Fudge Day!<p><b>News of the Day:</b><p>+ Two days after <i>Transparent</i> actress Trace Lysette said the show’s star, Jeffrey Tambor, sexually harassed her, Tambor announced that he will be exiting the Amazon show. …

Comics

No holds barred and funny as hell: the fierce humour of Margaret Cho

One of America’s most politically outspoken standups is finally bringing her savage brand of comedy to Britain<p>If you have never heard of Margaret Cho, think the caustic, crude comedy of Joan Rivers, the politically-charged jibes of Bill Hicks and the quick-witted improvisation of Robin Williams – …

Garry Shandling

Diasporhahaha! How Fresh Off the Boat reshaped sitcom convention

With the critically acclaimed US show now on in the UK, its creators explain how it is more a thank-you letter to immigrant parents than a traditional comedy<p>Set in 1995, and based loosely on the memoir of Viceland TV chef Eddie Huang, Fresh Off the Boat is about the fictionalised Huangs, a family …

TV

5 Celebrities Who Don't Believe in Faking Orgasms

Fake it til you make it, right? At least in the bedroom, that mantra doesn't apply—especially for these five celebrities. Though they're skilled …

Kim Cattrall