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#metoo

  1. awp conference
    Six Great Things That Happened at the AWP ConferenceHighlights from the continent’s biggest annual writers’ conference, held last week in Portland.
  2. chat room
    Abby’s Star Natalie Morales Is Making TV History“It’s something that I can’t talk about too much or I’ll burst into tears.”
  3. #metoo
    For the First Time, One of R. Kelly’s Anonymous Accusers Has Come Forward“I’ve been carryin’ this since 2003.”
  4. #metoo
    Women Animators Share Their #MeToo Story on Full FrontalAn all-woman team animated a segment about how they took down Nickelodeon’s Chris Savino for sexual harassment in 2017.
  5. celebrity chefs
    Mario Batali Has Given Up Ownership of His Restaurant EmpireAfter being plagued by multiple sexual assault allegations.
  6. department of cancellation
    Wesley Morris Debates Cancel Culture With Canceled Editor Ian BurumaOther panelists mixing it up at a PEN event on “correctness” included playwright Ayad Akhtar, author Francine Prose, and Slate’s Inkoo Kang.
  7. leaving neverland
    The 11 Most Disturbing Michael Jackson Allegations in Leaving NeverlandThe HBO doc claims that Jackson sexually abused two underage boys for years, and even held a pretend “wedding” with one of them.
  8. tv review
    Leaving Neverland Is a Chilling Indictment of Michael Jackson’s LegacyThe HBO doc illuminates not just Jackson’s alleged underage sex abuse, but the forces that kept people from talking about it.
  9. still?
    Qué Lástima! Woody Allen Is Working on a New Film in SpainA Spanish company is financing the as-yet-untitled Allen project.
  10. time's up
    Time’s Up President and CEO Lisa Borders Announces ResignationThe former WNBA president was appointed to the position late last fall.
  11. #metoo
    Lena Headey Says Her Career Was Hurt After Rejecting Harvey Weinstein“I did two jobs for Miramax before those incidents, and after that there was nothing.”
  12. consequences
    Ryan Adams Album Pulled From Release Amid Sexual-Misconduct AccusationsBig Colors has been put on hold, and Benson Amps has cut ties with Adams.
  13. stand-up
    Aziz Ansari Reflects on Sexual-Misconduct Allegation at His NYC Pop-up Show“After a year, how I feel about it is, I hope it was a step forward. It made me think about a lot, and I hope I’ve become a better person.”
  14. behind the scenes
    Why Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Tackled #MeToo With a Puppet PenisShowrunner Robert Carlock on the Mr. Frumpus story line, including that gross scene with his “little orange tube.”
  15. what?
    Les Moonves Has Quietly Started a New Company Called Moon Rise Unlimited“CBS is paying for the office space that Mr. Moonves now occupies.”
  16. #metoo
    Rami Malek Admits Ex-Bohemian Rhapsody Director Bryan Singer Was ‘Not Pleasant’Singer, an accused sexual abuser, was fired from the film.
  17. legal trouble
    Deposition Shows Lady Gaga Fighting for Kesha in Dr. Luke Legal Battle“Don’t you roll your eyes at me. You should be ashamed of yourself.”
  18. #metoo
    Terry Crews Responds to D.L. Hughley Making Fun of His Sexual Assault”If you truly feel that is a correct way to deal with toxic behavior,” the Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor tweeted. ”Should I slap the shit out of you?”
  19. #metoo
    Alan Alda Says He’d Work With Woody Allen Again: ‘I Don’t Know All the Facts’He also says Louis C.K. “did a terrible thing.”
  20. lawsuits
    A Redaction Error Showed Geoffrey Rush’s Damages Claim in Defamation LawsuitThe defamation trial ended without a ruling in 2018.
  21. stand-up
    Louis C.K. Jokes About Masturbation and ‘Retarded’ Kids at San Jose Show“I like to jerk off, and I don’t like being alone.”
  22. #metoo
    Janeane Garofalo Defends Louis C.K. During Tense Podcast Discussion“Leave Louis C.K. alone. Enough with that.”
  23. sexual misconduct
    And Just Like That, Disgraced Pixar Exec John Lasseter Has a New JobLasseter stepped down from Disney and Pixar following accusations of sexual harassment.
  24. moving on
    Pamela Adlon Opens Up About Louis C.K.’s Sexual Misconduct: ‘It Was Devastating’“All of a sudden, he’s gone, my show is dangling from a precipice.”
  25. stand-up
    17 Comedy Bookers on Whether They’d Put Louis C.K. Onstage“If enough people can make money, he’s going to have a fantastic career.”
  26. surviving r. kelly
    Facebook Removes Page Dedicated to Discrediting R. Kelly’s Numerous AccusersThe platform issued a statement saying the page violated its guidelines preventing the targeted harassment of individuals.
  27. #metoo
    Video Emerges of Drake Kissing Underage Girl On Stage“I don’t know whether I should feel guilty or not, but I had fun.”
  28. #metoo
    Kevin Spacey, Unsuccessful in His Attempt to Avoid Court, to Plead Not GuiltyA Massachusetts judge rejected the actor’s request to bypass a court appearance on Monday.
  29. local ghouls
    Kevin Spacey’s Cursed ‘Let Me Be Frank’ YouTube Video Has Its Own IMDb ProfileLike, comment, subscribe.
  30. #metoo
    OITNB’s Yael Stone Accuses Geoffrey Rush of Alleged Sexual MisconductThe Australian actress starred across from Rush in a 2010 production of The Diary of a Madman in Sydney.
  31. #metoo
    CBS Settled With Eliza Dushku for $9.5 Million Settlement for Harassment on BullThe actress claims to have been written off the show after speaking up for herself.
  32. #metoo
    Cybill Shepherd Says Rebuffing an Advance From Les Moonves Got Her Show CanceledShepherd says the former head of CBS propositioned her over dinner.
  33. #metoo
    Just for Laughs Founder Gilbert Rozon Charged With Rape, Indecent AssaultMultiple women came forward with sexual-misconduct allegations against Rozon last year.
  34. the industry
    Carrie Ann Inaba Officially Replacing Julie Chen on The TalkMrs. Chen Moonves approves.
  35. #metoo
    Gene Simmons Is Being Sued for Sexual Battery AgainThe new lawsuit is remarkably similar to the last one he settled out of court.
  36. #metoo
    Harvey Weinstein Sends Email Describing ‘One Hell of a Year’Weinstein is still facing charges over two of his victims.
  37. #metoo
    Les Moonves Kept Employee On Call for Oral Sex, According to CBS InvestigationThe New York Times has released the CBS internal report.
  38. r. kelly
    Surviving R.Kelly Screening Evacuated After ThreatThe anonymous caller reportedly placed the call from Chicago.
  39. #metoo
    Neil deGrasse Tyson Addressed His Sexual Misconduct Accusations on Facebook“I’m the accused, so why believe anything I say? Why believe me at all?”
  40. #metoo
    Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Under Investigation for Sexual MisconductThree women have now come forward with allegations.
  41. #metoo
    WME and Ari Emanuel Tried to Keep Agent Who Assaulted Terry CrewsCrews reported the assault to Ari Emanuel in 2016.
  42. ethical quagmires
    Mike Schur Would Work with Aziz Ansari Again“The cure for any bad behavior, any systematic bad behavior, any calcified bad behavior, is to be like, sorry!”
  43. books
    The 69th National Book Awards Reminded Us It’s a Big World Out ThereWith awards to Isabel Allende and Sigrid Nunez and a revived translated-book prize.
  44. author talk
    Idra Novey on Fascists, Pot, #MeToo and Her Chillingly Timely New NovelThose Who Knew involves a charismatic senator in an island nation with familiar skeletons in his closet.
  45. #metoo
    Ezra Miller Says He Was Harassed by a Director When He Was Underage“I thought we all knew we were sex workers.”
  46. close reads
    The Romanoffs’ Misconduct Episode Is Depressing and UnnecessaryAs a defense of an accused man, “Bright and High Circle” fails as both a drama and a polemic.
  47. backstories
    The House of Cards Team Wrote Their Final Season. Then They Wrote It Again.How the writers’ room regrouped (and killed off Frank Underwood) in the wake of the Kevin Spacey allegations.
  48. movies
    Ezra Miller Thinks We Should Drop Bad Men ‘Like Flies’“I’m with it.”
  49. last night on late night
    Jonah Hill Is Welcomed Into a Post-Time’s Up Five-Timers Club on SNLTurns out all famous men are creeps. Who knew?
  50. stand-up
    We Always Knew a Louis C.K. Comeback Would Be EasyThe comedian’s return to the comedy-club scene has arrived without much resistance.
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