Goatface hopes to do more after its first Comedy Central special
Nov27

Goatface hopes to do more after its first Comedy Central special

By now, everyone with a Netflix subscription or at least some working knowledge of stand-up comedy knows who Hasan Minhaj is. The former The Daily Show correspondent released one of 2017’s most acclaimed comedy specials with Homecoming King, and now he’s releasing new episodes of Patriot Act every week. Yet before all of this came about, he created sketches with fellow comics Aristotle Athiras, Asif Ali and Fahim Anwar in the group...

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Who’s who in ‘Escape at Dannemora,’ Showtime’s take on the real-life NY prison break
Nov14

Who’s who in ‘Escape at Dannemora,’ Showtime’s take on the real-life NY prison break

Director Ben Stiller has assembled an all-star cast for “Escape at Dannemora,” a wild-but-true story of an upstate New York prison break that premieres Nov. 18 on Showtime. The seven-episode limited series is inspired by the 2015 case of convicted murderers Richard Matt and David Sweat, who broke out of Clinton Correctional Facility with the help of prison employee Joyce Mitchell. While their names may not be familiar to...

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Comic Book world mourns the loss of Stan Lee
Nov13

Comic Book world mourns the loss of Stan Lee

Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures in pop culture with soaring success at the movie box office, died at the age of 95, his daughter said on Monday.  As a writer and editor, Lee was key to the ascension of Marvel into a comic book titan in the 1960s when, in collaboration with artists such as Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he created...

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Pamela Anderson trashes #MeToo movement: ‘Feminism can go too far’
Nov06

Pamela Anderson trashes #MeToo movement: ‘Feminism can go too far’

Pamela Anderson offered a forceful condemnation of the #Me Too movement, telling an Australian TV interviewer that recent events had gone too far and that women needed to have “common sense” in dealing with men. “I think this feminism can go too far,” she told “60 Minutes Australia” host Liam Bartlett. “I think it paralyzes men. I think that this #MeToo movement is a bit too much for me. I’m sorry. I’ll probably get killed for saying...

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Drake breaks a record held by The Beatles for more that 50 years
Oct24

Drake breaks a record held by The Beatles for more that 50 years

There’s a good nine weeks until the end of the year, but when it comes to the Billboard chart, 2018 belongs to Drake. The Canadian rapper has claimed an impressive feat held by The Beatles for over 50 years: Most top 10 hits in a calendar year. With classics like “Love Me Do,” “A Hard Day’s Night” and “Can’t Buy Me Love,” the fab four dominated the 1964 charts, with 11 singles...

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