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Dice Clay on Roseanne Barr: ‘I Know She’s Not a Racist’
4 months ago

Dice Clay on Roseanne Barr: ‘I Know She’s Not a Racist’

Andrew Dice Clay became the most divisive man in entertainment long before the dawn of Outrage Culture.

At his peak, Clay sold out Madison Square Garden on two consecutive night. …
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Why Dice Clay, Roseanne Pairing Matters in 2019
5 months ago

Why Dice Clay, Roseanne Pairing Matters in 2019

Andrew “Dice” Clay once packed arenas like that obscure venue in New York City.

Roseanne Barr created one of the most consequential sitcoms of all time, a show that …
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Homophobic Slurs A-OK … If Trump Is the Target
7 months ago

Homophobic Slurs A-OK … If Trump Is the Target

Tom Arnold doesn’t come off well in a new video making the rounds on Twitter.

The clip finds the stand-up comic/actor addressing, what else, President Donald Trump.

Of all the …
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Roseanne’s Son Shreds Disney Over Huge Double Standard
7 months ago

Roseanne’s Son Shreds Disney Over Huge Double Standard

Jake Pentland has a vested interest in Roseanne Barr’s career.

Pentland is Barr’s son from the comic’s first marriage to Bill Pentland. Barr’s son has a smattering of IMDB.com credits, …
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Why TNT Has ‘No Comment’ on Barkin’s Hate
10 months ago

Why TNT Has ‘No Comment’ on Barkin’s Hate

By  •  Opinion

We’ve seen this situation play out before.

A celebrity says something dumb, hateful, racist or accurate but politically incorrect. Apologies follow. So does some sizable backpedaling.

And, sometimes, the celebrity …
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Roseanne Banned, Nasty Tom Arnold Thrives
1 year ago

Roseanne Banned, Nasty Tom Arnold Thrives

Roseanne Barr and Tom Arnold made a curious couple back in the 1980s. 

She rocketed to fame with her self-titled show, “Roseanne.” The then-unknown Arnold worked on the series, fell …
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Emmy Hosts Bully Down and Out Roseanne
1 year ago

Emmy Hosts Bully Down and Out Roseanne

There’s an unofficial rule in comedy: Never punch down.

That means joking about the disabled, for example, is frowned upon in more ways than one. Progressive comics expanded that old …
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‘Pope Culture’ – Can ‘Roseanne’ Ratings Change Hollywood?
2 years ago

‘Pope Culture’ – Can ‘Roseanne’ Ratings Change Hollywood?

Show business may lean reliably left, but it still responds to dollars and cents.

So when the “Roseanne” reboot drew an astonishing 18 million viewers for its first new episode …
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Can We Expect a Hollywood ‘Roseanne’ Boycott Next?
2 years ago

Can We Expect a Hollywood ‘Roseanne’ Boycott Next?

The fawning period over the “Roseanne” reboot’s sky-high ratings is over.

Yes, the reboot already has a second season in the works. And, chances are, the ratings will fall some …
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‘Pope Culture’ Tackles Katy Perry’s Nun Fight and ‘Roseanne’ Redux
2 years ago

‘Pope Culture’ Tackles Katy Perry’s Nun Fight and ‘Roseanne’ Redux

Everyone’s talking about the return of the ABC sitcom “Roseanne” this week. And for good reason.

The show not only returned to huge ratings but introduced the kind of balance …
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