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Comedy

  1. bad comebacks
    Louis C.K. Returned to Comedy Cellar Last Night As Protesters Gathered Outside“I feel it’s my duty to resist,” one woman told the Cut. “What he did was not acceptable. Not by a long shot.”
  2. beauty interviews
    Sasheer Zamata Goes to Bed at 2 A.M. and Wakes Up With a Shot of Aloe VeraShe does shots of ginger, too.
  3. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Comedy Writer Megan Amram of The Good PlaceThe Good Place writer on drinking too much coffee, becoming a L.A. caricature, and how Twitter changed her career.
  4. #metoo
    Sarah Silverman Says She Allowed Louis C.K. to Masturbate in Front of Her“It’s all very black and white until it comes to your front door and the ‘bad guy’ is someone you love.”
  5. excellent questions
    Leslie Jones Livetweets The Shape of Water, Which, If You Remember, Is GrossJust because it won Best Picture doesn’t mean it’s not extremely nasty.
  6. #metoo
    Comedy Cellar Owner on Louis C.K.: ‘He’s Not Banned by Any Means’“That’s why we have the ‘swim at your own risk’ policy.”
  7. bad comebacks
    Louis C.K. Jokes About ‘Weird Year’: ‘I Lost $35 Million in an Hour’“It’s been a weird year,” he said in a standup set, saying he had “lost $35 million in an hour.”
  8. sexual misconduct
    Two Women Walked Out of Louis C.K.’s Latest SetAt the Comedy Cellar, the comedian was met with “wild applause” and “a warm send-off when he left.”
  9. metoo
    What Happened to the Women Louis C.K. Harassed?He made his comeback this week. But what about them?
  10. #metoo
    Louis C.K. Returns to Stand-up for First Time Since Sexual-Misconduct AdmissionAccording to the New York Times, the crowd at the Comedy Cellar gave the comedian “an ovation even before he began.”
  11. who is america
    Every Time Sacha Baron Cohen Says ‘My Wife’ in His ShowA Who Is America? investigation.
  12. who is america?
    Sacha Baron Cohen Runs a ‘Pedophile Detector’ Test on Roy MooreYou probably won’t be too surprised with his findings.
  13. sexual misconduct
    Netflix Would Make Another Season of Master of None ‘Whenever Aziz Is Ready’The streaming giant offered its first public support of Ansari after he was accused of sexual misconduct.
  14. sexual harassment
    Chloe Dykstra Speaks Out After AMC Reinstates Chris HardwickShe says she never participated in the network’s investigation and just wants to move on with her life.
  15. comedy
    Sacha Baron Cohen’s Show Needs More Female WritersIf the first episode of Who Is America? suggested it, the second episode proves it.
  16. tv
    Rape Skeptic Kurt Metzger Wrote for Sacha Baron Cohen’s New ShowThe comedian, who has repeatedly belittled rape accusers, is one of ten men (and no women) writing for Who Is America?
  17. comedy
    This Stand-Up Special Will Change the Way You Think About ComedyHannah Gadsby’s must-watch Netflix special is the most groundbreaking stand-up performance since Tig Notaro’s cancer set.
  18. no man's land
    Jessica Williams Is Ready to Claim What’s HersShe has built a corner of Hollywood that’s entirely her own.
  19. comedy
    Michelle Wolf Mocks the ‘Ugly’ Personality of Sarah Huckabee Sanders“She has the Mario Batali of personalities.”
  20. i've made a huge mistake
    Jason Bateman Apologies for Insensitive New York Times InterviewIn which he defended Jeffrey Tambor while Jessica Walter cried.
  21. new mom
    The Best New-Mom Jokes From Ali Wong’s Netflix Special, Hard Knock WifeFrom breastfeeding, to sex after giving birth, to smelling butts.
  22. white house correspondents' dinner
    Michelle Wolf Speaks Out About Her WHCD JokesAnd other things of note from her Fresh Air interview with Terry Gross.
  23. white house correspondents' dinner
    Many Journalists Are Defending Michelle Wolf After WHCA StatementTwitter users roasted the White House Correspondents Association.
  24. tribeca film festival
    Tina Fey Choked Up Paying Tribute to Gilda Radner Last NightAt the Tribeca Film Festival premiere for Love, Gilda.
  25. profiles
    Gideon Adlon Is Ready for AnythingPamela Adlon’s eldest daughter prepares to navigate stardom — and answer the tough questions — in the era of #MeToo.
  26. lawsuits
    Comic Banned From UCB for Alleged Sexual Assault Sues for Gender DiscriminationThe suit says that the directors “decided that he must be guilty because he looks like other people who have been guilty of crimes in the past.”
  27. q&a
    Carrie Brownstein Is Redefining AmbitionThe Portlandia co-creator talks #MeToo, directing a rom-com, and getting back in the studio with Sleater-Kinney.
  28. golden globes 2018
    How Seth Meyers Plans to Talk About Sexual Assault at the Golden GlobesHosting the Golden Globes in a post-Weinstein, post-#MeToo world is no easy feat.
  29. give this person all the awards
    This Brilliant Girls Trip Scene Didn’t Make It Into the MoviePlease, someone get me the deleted scenes immediately!
  30. lawsuits
    Comedian Sued for Banning Men From ShowA man is comparing Iliza Shlesinger’s “Girls Night with Iliza – No Boys Allowed” with racial segregation.
  31. funny women
    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Is the Ultimate ‘Winning the Breakup’ FantasyAmy Sherman-Palladino’s new show offers a very specific kind of wish fulfillment.
  32. video
    Portlandia Will Take on 2017’s Sexual-Harassment EpidemicThe eighth and final season premieres in January.
  33. last night on late night
    The Women of SNL Cordially Invite You to Their Sexual-Harassment Hell“It’s like a maze-eater full of boners!”
  34. new shows
    SMILF Is a Must-Watch in a Post-Weinstein WorldStar and creator Frankie Shaw explains how Trump’s ‘grab ‘em by the pussy’ video inspired the show’s sexual-assault plotline.
  35. sexual harassment
    All the Times Louis C.K. Made a Creepy Masturbation JokeAfter five women accused the comedian of sexual misconduct, many of his jokes have taken on more sinister overtones.
  36. sexual harassment
    All the Allegations in the Bombshell Louis C.K. StoryFive women accused the comedian of sexual misconduct in a new New York Times report.
  37. profiles
    The SNL Star Fighting Sizeism in FashionAidy Bryant of Saturday Night Live talks comedy and style.
  38. q&a
    This Former SNL Star Is Sick of Being Called ‘Quirky’Chatting to the former SNL and Master of None star about her debut feature, Mr. Roosevelt, and the struggles of being a woman a comedy.
  39. the harvey weinstein case
    Samantha Bee Has a Message for the Creeps of Hollywood: ‘We Are Coming for You’She dubbed Weinstein “White Cosby” in a scathing segment.
  40. funny women
    Baroness von Sketch Show Is the Canadian Answer to Inside Amy SchumerIt’s all about finding comedy in unexpected places.
  41. the teens
    American Vandal Is the Most Realistic Portrayal of High School EverIt’s also really, really funny.
  42. work
    How I Get It Done: Pamela Adlon of Better ThingsThe creator, writer, showrunner and star of FX’s Better Things talks about directing season two on her own and how she balances work and motherhood.
  43. hairy situation
    Broad City and Freedom From the Flat IronLast night’s hair-straightening plotline cuts to the core of who Ilana is, and what the show is all about.
  44. it's complicated
    Why Did Lake Bell Make a Defense-of-Marriage Movie?Despite its anti-rom-com trappings, I Do … Until I Don’t is profoundly sentimental about the idea of long-term commitment.
  45. sexual misconduct
    Tig Notaro Wants Louis C.K. to Finally Address Rumors of Sexual HarassmentShe also claims C.K. “has never been involved” with One Mississippi despite producer credit.
  46. web series
    Everything Is Okay Is Black Mirror Meets Broad CityThe new web series from Topic is a dystopian spin on New York neuroses.
  47. cautionary tales
    The Handmen’s Tale Shows What Society Under Feminazi Rule Is Really LikeManfred used to be a senior VP — now he’s a senior VP with some female colleagues.
  48. doing good
    St. Vincent, John Legend Team Up for 7 Inches for Planned Parenthood Box SetBjörk, Margaret Atwood, and Tig Notaro also contributed to the charity initiative.
  49. cool teens
    Meet the Teen Girls Training to Be the Next Tina FeyBody issues and social anxiety make for excellent punch lines.
  50. relationships onscreen
    Man Seeking Woman Is the Show Every Neurotic Couple Needs to Watch TogetherIn its rebooted third season, the surrealist comedy has become one of TV’s smartest takes on the modern relationship.
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