Comedian Hannibal Buress may best be known to some as the comedian who ignited the Bill Cosby firestorm, but he’s also a hilarious standup and television star, lending his talent to two of the funniest, most progressive comedies on television, Broad City and The Eric Andre Show.
He appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin last night to discuss two things: first, that he’s been receiving death threats from Bill Cosby supporters, and second, that he managed to become a rockstar overnight. More
While the recent 40th anniversary episode of Saturday Night Live had its highs and lows, the general consensus was that “Celebrity Jeopardy” was one of the top sketches, while Eddie Murphy’s jokeless monologue was a bizarre low moment. But according to Norm Macdonald, Murphy was supposed to have a role in “Celebrity Jeopardy” that would have been perfect, only he refused to do it. More
Tina Fey said there would be Bill Cosby jokes at the Golden Globes tonight. She and co-host Amy Poehler did not disappoint. More
CNN anchor Don Lemon played host to Joan Tarshis, the most recent of 14 women to come forward with sexual assault accusations against comedian Bill Cosby, on his show last night. Tarshis already shared her story of allegedly being drugged and raped by the star in a lengthy essay, but Lemon had a few questions. Namely, why didn’t she bite Bill Cosby’s penis when he allegedly forced her to perform oral sex? More
Yesterday evening, Bill Cosby (or the interns that run Bill Cosby’s Twitter account) asked people to submit Cosby memes to their website. This, despite Cosby recently being in the news because of old sexual assault accusations resurfacing after comedian Hannibal Buress referenced them in a standup set. Predictably, the Internet responded like the Internet. More
When an actor dies, we (perhaps unfairly) often find ourselves mourning the characters they played more than the person they actually were. Right now, children of the ’90s are posting “RIP Uncle Phil” to social media outlets, after the man behind the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” patriarch, James Avery, died late Tuesday. An older generation removed from that nostalgia may wonder, why Uncle Phil? What was the significance of a side character in a lighthearted sitcom? But as any of those kids posting on social media will tell you, Uncle Phil meant — and taught us — a hell of a lot. More