The comedian and Oscar-winning actress accuses the streaming service of giving her a lowball offer that was part of a larger company tendency to underpay black women.
By Andrew Dalton, Associated Press
The turmoil of Groucho's last few years are all too familiar to adult children everywhere who are concerned with the welfare of their elderly parents and other relatives.
By Dr. Howard Markel
“Comedy is like expensive cheese,” comedian W. Kamau Bell once said. “Well, it’s like cheese, in general. Everybody likes what they like, and everything they don’t like, they think is the worst.” That may be the case, but still…
By Elizabeth Flock
For anyone who’s heard the “Oompa Loompa” song or Frankenstein pronounced as “Fronkensteen,” Monday's news of actor Gene Wilder’s death cuts deeply. Wilder died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease at age 83.
By Larisa Epatko
By PBS NewsHour
Comedian Tig Notaro lost her mother, ended a long-term relationship and got diagnosed with breast cancer all in the same year. It was, she says, more than she could handle, but it also spurred a writing spree that helped her…
Last week Egypt marked the five-year anniversary of the revolution that overthrew President Hosni Mubarak. But the road forward has been slow and tumultuous. Jeffrey Brown talks to Bassem Youssef, the political satirist some call the "Jon Stewart of Egypt,”…
By PBS NewsHour
You may know him as "Billy On The Street" but there's more to comedian Billy Eichner than meets the eye. He gives his Brief but Spectacular take on the most difficult person he knows: himself.
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