You are viewing the archive: The Aristocrats
Talkback || ||

'The Aristocrats' Director Paul Provenza: The Onion's Apology To Quvenzhané Wallis Was 'Problematic'

onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.

When The Onion's CEO Steve Hannah publicly apologized last week for the satirical newspaper's controversial Oscar-night tweet about Quvenzhané Wallis, two thoughts crossed my mind: 1) It's not a good day for comedy when a satirical publication says it's sorry for a joke that was not actually about the Beasts of the Southern Wild actress. And 2) what would Paul Provenza make of this? more »

Newswire || ||

Comedian Phyllis Diller Dead At 95

Comedian Phyllis Diller Dead At 95

Groundbreaking comedian Phyllis Diller died at her L.A. home surrounded by family at 95, TMZ is reporting. She had recently fallen, injuring her wrist and hip and her health had been deteriorating since the incident.
more »