Cancellations have dogged Cosby’s tour

Four shows the comedian had scheduled for February have been canceled: February 8 in Boston, February 21 in Pittsburgh and February 22 in Charlotte, North Carolina. No reasons were given for the Pittsburgh and Charlotte cancellations. Cosby said weather concerns led to the Boston cancellation, but the date has not been rescheduled. A fourth show, […]

Jon Stewart leaving Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’

Comedian Jon Stewart, famed for his biting television satire of politicians and the media, will leave his job as host of Comedy Central’s parody newscast “The Daily Show” later this year, he told his studio audience at the end of Tuesday night’s episode. Stewart, 52, who has starred on the show since 1999, said he […]

Concerns over Bobbi Kristina’s estate emerge as police investigate possible foul play

As family members gather around a comatose Bobbi Kristina Brown, Atlanta area police have reportedly launched a criminal investigation into how the 21-year-old wound up unresponsive in her bathtub about a week ago. What initially appeared to be an eerily tragic homage to her mother, singer Whitney Houston, who drowned in a bathtub almost three […]

Suge Knight pleads not guilty in fatal hit-and-run, has chest pains in court

Knight, 49, stood in a defendant’s box next to his attorneys and intently read the complaint against him as the hearing opened. Wearing a Los Angeles County orange inmate jumpsuit, he glanced back into the gallery several times in the Compton, California, courtroom during the brief hearing and answered the judge’s questions politely with, “Yes, […]

Cosby’s Denver show draws protests

The show must go on. That was the message Bill Cosby sent Saturday night as the embattled comedian performed back-to-back shows in the Mile High city. Cosby, 77, was greeted with cheers and a standing ovation as he walked on stage wearing a gray sweatsuit with the words “Hello Friend” written on the front. Cosby […]

2 more women join defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby

As Bill Cosby faces a slew of sexual assault allegations, two women are joining a defamation lawsuit against him. Linda Traitz said that she and fellow accuser Therese Serignese are joining the suit, which was originally filed by Tamara Green. Traitz, Serignese and Green are three of at least 23 women who have accused the […]

Ice Cube premieres ‘Straight Outta Compton’ movie trailer

One of the most controversial rap acts of all time will soon have a movie that chronicles their rise to fame and infamy. Ice Cube premiered the trailer for the biopic “Straight Outta Compton” about his group N.W.A. The rapper/actor shared the trailer at a recent concert in Sydney, Australia, and some fans uploaded the […]

Black Captain America leads comic book diversity

For decades, comic books have been in color, but now they are more and more reflecting the true hues of American society. The new Captain America is black. A Superman who is suspiciously similar to President Barack Obama recently headlined a comic book. Thor is a woman, Spider-Man is part-Puerto Rican and Ms. Marvel is […]

Bill Cosby resigns from Temple University board

Bill Cosby’s long relationship with his beloved Temple University has come to an end, another effect of the scandal engulfing the once adored television star and comedian. Cosby’s Monday resignation from Temple’s board of trustees, a position he held for 32 years, was first reported in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Cosby also attended Temple. At least […]

Legendary Mexican comedian Roberto Gomez Bolanos dies

To the world, he was known as “Chespirito.” Roberto Gomez Bolanos gained fame as a comedian, but he was also a writer, actor, screenwriter, songwriter, film director and TV producer. The legendary entertainer died Friday at the age of 85 at his home in Cancun, Mexico. A native of Mexico City, Gomez Bolanos had been […]


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