On Dave Chappelle, Free Speech, and Netflix’s Trans Indifference

Eeesh, another week, another grueling assault on trans people, this time streaming straight out of Netflix towers. I, for one, am exhausted to be penning another column about trans rights; I can only imagine how tired they are. There’s a lot to unpack here: Dave Chappelle’s The Closer launched on Netflix in early October. In … Read more

Joe Biden Declares “New Era Of Relentless Diplomacy” UN Speech – Deadline

Joe Biden declared a “new era of relentless diplomacy” in his first speech as president to the UN General Assembly, as he tried to show that the U.S. was turning the page on what he called an “era of relentless war” and focusing on international crises like climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic. The major … Read more

Steven Canals Celebrates ‘Pose’ In Emmys Acceptance Speech He Never Got To Make – Deadline

Steven Canals revealed what his acceptance speech would’ve sounded like at the Emmy Awards if his groundbreaking series Pose had been celebrated for its final season on Sunday night. Steven Canals arrives at the 73rd Emmy Awards at the JW Marriott on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny … Read more

Jean Smart Gives Emotional Tribute to Late Husband During Emmy Speech

The actress was wrapping her work on HBO’s “Hacks” when her husband died after a brief illness. Jean Smart paid an emotional tribute to her late husband as she won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series at Sunday’s Emmys for playing iconic comedian Deborah Vance in HBO’s “Hacks.” “Before I say anything else, I … Read more