Harry Knowles takes break from Ain't It Cool News amid sexual assault and harassment allegations

At least five women have come forward in the last week with allegations that Ain’t It Cool News founder Harry Knowles either sexually assaulted or sexually harassed them. Former Alamo Drafthouse employee Jasmine Baker was the first to tell her story, but now four other women have shared similar incidents of Knowles…

More women come forward with sexual assault and harassment allegations against Harry Knowles

Four more women from the Austin film scene have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Harry Knowles, the influential founder of film site Ain’t It Cool News. Per IndieWire, the women’s stories line up with that of former Alamo Drafthouse employee Jasmine Baker, who last week recounted…

Ain't It Cool News contributors step down in wake of Harry Knowles allegations

On Saturday, we reported that a former Alamo Drafthouse employee named Jasmine Baker had accused Harry Knowles—the co-founder of Alamo staple Fantastic Fest and the man behind Ain’t It Cool News—of sexual assault. Now, Variety says that a few Ain’t It Cool News contributors have announced that they’re stepping down.…

Woman comes forward with allegations that Harry Knowles once assaulted her at an Alamo Drafthouse event

Just a week after the Alamo Drafthouse and Fantastic Fest came under fire for the quiet re-hiring of former Birth.Movies.Death. editor Devin Faraci—who was accused last year of groping and sexually assaulting a woman several years ago, leading to his now having been twice forced to resign from the Drafthouse…