The long-term nature of the many allegations of child sexual abuse made against Singer over the years draws a grim parallel with the parade of women who accused figures like Bill Cosby. The actor’s victims were successively pilloried before the tide of public opinion finally turned against their abuser.
Disobedient Media recently spoke with two comedic and political voices, Ron Placone and Graham Elwood, to gain their insight on the importance and success of comedy-as-activism. We discussed the ways in which their ongoing Progressive Comedy Tour breaks new ground in not only discussing political issues, but in actually inviting progressive candidates to participate at the events and to provide local audiences with information about grassroots organizations in their area.
Recent press reports indicate that legacy press pundit John Oliver had criticized Pierce in a recent segment of his notoriously pro-establishment broadcast. CryptoLeak reported that Oliver called Pierce a “douche” and obliquely referred to Pierce’s involvement in a Hollywood pedophilia ring by telling his audience to “Google the Brock Pierce scandal.”
In the wake of the Weinstein scandal, one might think that sexual abuse allegations would be taken seriously, especially claims […]
Corey Feldman called for support in bringing down what he alleges is a pedophilia ring operating in Hollywood. Feldman described being arrested, a “near death experience,” bandmates quitting and his life becoming “utter chaos” in the days since he implied that he would name individuals who had sexually abused him as a child.
A flood of testimony against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has been exposed in the wake of the New York Times‘ […]
Weinstein Company attorney faces multiple accusations of sex crimes against minors as Hollywood’s culture of abuse enters spotlight
The Weinstein Company’s board announced Mr. Weinstein’s firing on Sunday, days after The New York Times reported on decades of harassment allegations.
The boundaries between films and causes are blurring
Wang Jianlin’s drive to buy Hollywood real estate raises concerns about propaganda after increase in hostile rhetoric, involvement in corruption scandal
The 2016 robbery of Kim Kardashian sent shockwaves around the globe and caused observers to question the efficiency of France’s […]
On March 1st, 2017, the New York Post reported the suicide of Kevin Bell, head of credit risk at British hedge […]