NY Magazine and the “Cosby Women”

There’s a new Cosby show and it’s not being televised, it’s playing out on social media, the press, and in real-time. The plot is a cliff-hanger: what will become of a celebrity that was once highly revered and perceived to be just as wholesome as the character he fabricated for television? Well, it’s not really … Read more

Jason Bent, aka Simon Brodkin, Who Rushed Kanye West Onstage at Glastonbury Festival, Makes It Rain on FIFA President

British Comedian Simon Brodkin crashed a press conference today in Zurich and “made it rain” on FIFA President Sepp Blatter. Brodkin, as the character Jason Bent, which he popularized on his BBC comedy show Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show, interrupted Blatter as he was about to speak on reform within the scandal-plagued soccer organization. You … Read more

Read Bill Cosby’s Damning Deposition Then Try Watching The Cosby Show Without Getting Creeped Out

Bill Cosby was subjected to four days of questioning under oath in Philadelphia ten years ago as part of a deposition in a lawsuit brought against him by Andrea Co nstand who accused him of drugging and molesting her. The deposition was previously sealed as part of the settlement in the case but lawyers for … Read more

Maria Leaving Sesame Street After 45 Years: Gen Xers More Devastated Than Toddlers

Sonia Manzano, 65, who plays Fix-It-Shop owner Maria on Sesame Street announced her retirement from the beloved PBS kids’ series. Of course, your toddler won’t really notice Maria’s absence as long as Elmo is still there, but you Gen Xers who watched a fresh-faced Sonia on the preschool show in the 1970s are probably devastated … Read more

Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theater

African-American ballet dancer Misty Copeland has been steadily capturing the hearts of America since joining the American Ballet Theater company in 2001 and has just been appointed Principal Dancer -a first in the company’s 75-year history. Off of the ballet stage, Misty has been busy racking up accolades and endorsements – she appeared in a … Read more