Judd Apatow

Why Judd Apatow Isn’t Letting His Anti-Bill Cosby Crusade Go


Last night, 47-year-old Judd Apatow finally achieved 25-year-old Judd Apatow’s dream: a stand-up set on The Tonight Show. But he’s still Judd Apatow, so it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that the closing portion of his performance, over a third of the four-minute set, was devoted to skewering Bill Cosby—a middle finger to the sitcom star/accused rapist on the network that ran The Cosby …Read More

‘Trainwreck’ Isn’t the Feminist Comedy of the Summer — and That’s Totally Fine


There are scenes in Trainwreck that have the feel of standalone sketches from star and screenwriter Amy Schumer’s feminist-inflected Comedy Central show. “Lad Mag Pitch Meeting,” for example, could  be a YouTube hit to give “Last Fuckable Day” a run for its money; ditto for “Baby Shower Confessions,” an exchange that in fact bears a striking resemblance to Inside Amy Schumer stalwarts like “I’m So Bad.”
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