Dave Chappelle Courts Controversy in 2 New Comedy Specials: Singles Out Louis C.K. Accuser, Doubles Down on Trans Jokes

Yup, Dave Chappelle went there. In his new Netflix comedy special, The Bird Revelation, Chappelle touches on sexual harassment in Hollywood and in comedy, mining the accusations against fellow comedian Louis C.K., who was accused of masturbating in front of female colleagues, for joke fodder. The special debuted on…

If You’re Reading This, Thank You for Everything (and Also for Reading This)

On a macro level and, I think, by most objective measures, 2017 was a fairly shitty year. I don’t have the time or disposition to run down everything that went wrong, but in a nutshell: Our president sucks, Congress sucks, our white electorate sucks, white people keep white-folkin’, we lost a bevy of great people and…

Body Politics: Transforming Your #TransformationTuesday

#TransformationTuesday, a popular hashtag that encourages people to share their fitness success stories, has collected more than 11 million tags on social platforms such as Instagram and Twitter. Like many, I’ve indulged in my share of posts showcasing my weight-loss journey and muscle gains. But though visuals can…

Walking on Water: Walk and Hydrate Your Way Into a Healthier 2018

It’s a new year, and none of my pants fit. You can still see the story of 2017 writ large on my hips and thighs: I stress-ate and binge-watched Netflix my way through the inauguration, a move to a new apartment, the loss of a father figure, seeing two of my four kids through both high school and college admissions…

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