Day: June 1, 2018

Brad Williams joins The Degenerates special taping for Netflix

And now there are six. When Netflix announced it would tape six half-hour stand-up specials in June in Las Vegas called The Degenerates, they’d only listed five names. Now Brad Williams has joined the lineup, which previously included Big Jay Oakerson, Liza Treyger, Christina P, Yamaneika Saunders and Joey “Coco” Diaz. They’re taping their stand-up half-hours June 4-5, 2018, in Las Vegas. Free tickets available to fans 21 and older via The Blacklist NYC....

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Samantha Bee and the art of the apology

Most of the official videos from this week’s Full Frontal with Samantha Bee have been scrubbed from the TBS talker’s official YouTube page. There is still this promo tease. Roll it! Bee devoted part of her segment on ICE forcefully separating thousands of children from their parents at the U.S. border, then somehow losing track of where some 1,500 of those kids now are, and juxtaposing it with Ivanka Trump’s tone-deaf (yet purposeful) picture posing with her own child. My ♥️ A post shared by Ivanka Trump (@ivankatrump) on May 27, 2018 at 9:07am PDT If you’re going to...

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The rise and fall and rise and fall of Roseanne

What to make of Roseanne Barr? Yet another hot take? No. Her personal and professional lives, to both the most casual observers and the most ardent fans, have ridden the metaphorical rollercoaster for more than three decades now. And it’s all been well documented. From her initial breakthrough as a “domestic goddess” on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and Rodney Dangerfield’s stand-up specials. To her ABC sitcom a year later, which became a hit despite Roseanne fighting with the show’s creator, producers and other writers, and gave each of her three husbands on-air roles on the show. To...

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