Well-adjusted man with good priorities sues Iliza Shlesinger over women-only comedy show 

As 2017 draws to a close and hope for a fresh start hums in the background of our pop-cultural consciousness, we regret to inform you that the #Meninists are at it again. Rolling Stone reports that one particularly well-adjusted man by the name of George St. George has sued comedian Iliza Shlesinger for denying him…

Iliza Shlesinger raises hackles by chastising her fellow female comics

Iliza Shlesinger, a stand-up comedian and host of Freeform’s Truth & Iliza, finds herself at the center of a tweetstorm today. It started when she gave an interview to Deadline where, without naming any names, she criticizes women in the stand-up scene who make a calculated attempt to “act like a guy” by talking about…

Freeform is getting into the late-night business with Iliza Shlesinger

Freeform—formerly ABC Family—is taking advantage of its new branding to break into the world of late night talk, confirming this week that it’s teaming up with comedian Iliza Shlesinger for a six-week trial run on the comic’s new show, Truth & Iliza. The series—originally discussed last year—will star Shlesinger and…

Iliza Shlesinger’s getting her own late-night talk show on Freeform

Iliza Shlesinger might be getting a late-night talk show courtesy of the network that brings you Pretty Little Liars, Variety reports. Details on the structure of the Freeform project are sparse—it will reportedly tackle “what’s happening in the moment”—but naturally, it would add another female voice to the still…

The weirder Iliza Shlesinger gets in her new special, the more she kills

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There seems to be a pervasive belief among comedians lately that a general awareness of racism is an antidote to racism. If you acknowledge that racism exists, then you can get away with saying whatever you want about race. In her new stand-up special Iliza: Confirmed Kills, Iliza Shlesinger makes black women the butt…

Mermaids get theirs in the trailer for Iliza Shlesinger’s Netflix special

Mermaids, mermen, and folks who aspire to be merpeople might want to sit out Iliza Shlesinger’s newest stand-up special, Confirmed Kills. On the other hand, members of the basket of deplorables who think that half-breed fish deserve to have the piss taken out of them will be pleased, as it looks like Shlesinger has a…

Netflix announces new stand-up specials from Iliza Shlesinger, Bo Burnham, and more

Not content to just let Hannibal Buress take over the whole platform, Netflix has announced a new batch of stand-up comedy specials that will start streaming later this year. They come from a pretty wide range of comics, including Jim Jefferies, Bo Burnham, Ali Wong, and Iliza Shlesinger, but the biggest draw—probably…

Rote gender observations bog down Iliza Shlesinger’s Freezing Hot

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At the outset of Freezing Hot, Iliza Shlesinger lets the audience—the TV audience, not the audience gathered in Denver to see her perform—know just what type of comedy she delivers. In the standard comedy-special preamble, set backstage only moments before Shlesinger is set to perform, she states she’d use words like…