Louis CK, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey...

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks
User avatar
Jimbo
Posts: 15830
Joined: 26 Dec 2009, 21:22

Re: sexual assault - Cosby found guilty. A sentencing hearing hasn't yet been scheduled and he remains out on bail

Postby Jimbo » 29 Aug 2018, 13:42

Sorry, I edited out the post where I said I didn't know the details and you said, "Clearly." But I know the details now and Louie is obviously a sick man. Still ...
“It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.” Mark Twain

User avatar
Uncle Charles Routine
hounds people off the board
Posts: 19727
Joined: 24 Apr 2007, 23:21
Location: selling a self-detonating James Last CD to a Copenhagen thrift store

Re: sexual assault - Cosby found guilty. A sentencing hearing hasn't yet been scheduled and he remains out on bail

Postby Uncle Charles Routine » 29 Aug 2018, 14:34

I have to say I'm a bit conflicted about all this. The arguments for and against remind me of the stuff about Lennon, Sinatra, that Scottish wifebeater - you know? 'keep the art and the artist separate'

But maybe comedians are more naked, what they say is closer to their real lives. Therefore these revelations are more likely to repel.

I dunno.
caramba wrote:Not sure why other posters above are too scared of Coan to release his new board's URL, the details took
about two minutes to find.

http://preludin.proboards.com

User avatar
Quaco
F R double E
Posts: 47080
Joined: 16 Jul 2003, 19:41

Re: sexual assault - Cosby found guilty. A sentencing hearing hasn't yet been scheduled and he remains out on bail

Postby Quaco » 29 Aug 2018, 20:03

So if you're a famous person, consent isn't enough, because they might be giving consent because you're powerful. But you could say that about anybody. I sincerely hope the line is drawn well on this.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

User avatar
Uncle Charles Routine
hounds people off the board
Posts: 19727
Joined: 24 Apr 2007, 23:21
Location: selling a self-detonating James Last CD to a Copenhagen thrift store

Re: sexual assault - Cosby found guilty. A sentencing hearing hasn't yet been scheduled and he remains out on bail

Postby Uncle Charles Routine » 17 Sep 2018, 06:10

Nobody believes Woody at all, now, it seems.

I have to say, getting his friend of forty years to write this piece doesn't exactly show integrity...

https://twitter.com/search?q=%22Woody%2 ... 2&src=tren
caramba wrote:Not sure why other posters above are too scared of Coan to release his new board's URL, the details took
about two minutes to find.

http://preludin.proboards.com

User avatar
Quaco
F R double E
Posts: 47080
Joined: 16 Jul 2003, 19:41

Re: sexual assault - Cosby found guilty. A sentencing hearing hasn't yet been scheduled and he remains out on bail

Postby Quaco » 17 Sep 2018, 06:52

BOXO wrote:Nobody believes Woody at all, now, it seems.

I have to say, getting his friend of forty years to write this piece doesn't exactly show integrity...

https://twitter.com/search?q=%22Woody%2 ... 2&src=tren

Ah, it's the same trial by amateurs, everybody piling on. I'm glad I'm not these people, with a strongly worded, Twitter-worthy opinion about something I don't know about. I don't know the answer, but it's just the fact of the writer having known them that's causing "everyone" to pile on at this moment.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

caramba
Posts: 602
Joined: 25 Aug 2016, 17:12

Re: sexual assault - Cosby found guilty. A sentencing hearing hasn't yet been scheduled and he remains out on bail

Postby caramba » 17 Sep 2018, 08:42

Quaco wrote:
BOXO wrote:Nobody believes Woody at all, now, it seems.

I have to say, getting his friend of forty years to write this piece doesn't exactly show integrity...

https://twitter.com/search?q=%22Woody%2 ... 2&src=tren

Ah, it's the same trial by amateurs, everybody piling on. I'm glad I'm not these people, with a strongly worded, Twitter-worthy opinion about something I don't know about. I don't know the answer, but it's just the fact of the writer having known them that's causing "everyone" to pile on at this moment.


If I'd been accused of something and wanted to get my side of the story out, I, like probably most people here, would invite a friendly rather than a hostile journalist to do the interview.

How is his doing so any different to his being accused by his (adopted?) son from his former wife/partner?

Had the journalist tried to hide the fact he/she was a friend of WA's, then fair enough - eviscerate the guy but that doesn't seem to be the case here.

User avatar
Samoan
Posts: 10442
Joined: 28 May 2008, 10:22
Location: still at Red Hen restaurant

Re: sexual assault - Cosby found guilty. A sentencing hearing hasn't yet been scheduled and he remains out on bail

Postby Samoan » 17 Sep 2018, 09:04

BOXO wrote:Nobody believes Woody at all, now, it seems.

I have to say, getting his friend of forty years to write this piece doesn't exactly show integrity...

https://twitter.com/search?q=%22Woody%2 ... 2&src=tren

It's to be expected though as Twitter is a cesspit.
The Modernist wrote:Flavouring oil ? I don't know what you're on about.

User avatar
Uncle Charles Routine
hounds people off the board
Posts: 19727
Joined: 24 Apr 2007, 23:21
Location: selling a self-detonating James Last CD to a Copenhagen thrift store

Re: Louis CK, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey...

Postby Uncle Charles Routine » 17 Sep 2018, 09:09

Yeah, it's a depressing read.

I don't know what to believe any more.
caramba wrote:Not sure why other posters above are too scared of Coan to release his new board's URL, the details took
about two minutes to find.

http://preludin.proboards.com

User avatar
Darkness_Fish
Posts: 6526
Joined: 27 Jul 2015, 09:58

Re: Louis CK, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey...

Postby Darkness_Fish » 17 Sep 2018, 09:39

BOXO wrote:I don't know what to believe any more.

Paging Jimbo...
Like fast-moving clouds casting shadows against a hillside, the melody-loop shuddered with a sense of the sublime, the awful unknowable majesty of the world.

caramba
Posts: 602
Joined: 25 Aug 2016, 17:12

Re: Louis CK, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey...

Postby caramba » 17 Sep 2018, 10:26

Darkness_Fish wrote:
BOXO wrote:I don't know what to believe any more.

Paging Jimbo...



One elderly jewish man riding to the rescue of another elderly jewish man?

Clearly evidence of the 'shadowy jewish cabal' that another poster was talking about on another thread a couple of months back...

$P.Muff$

Re: Louis CK, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey...

Postby $P.Muff$ » 17 Dec 2018, 14:55

The "spirited enthusiasm" of Geoffrey Rush:

Ms. Stone isn’t just afraid of the emotional consequences of talking about her allegations against Mr. Rush, her onetime hero, including that he danced naked in front of her in their dressing room, used a mirror to watch her while she showered and sent her occasionally erotic text messages while she was 25 years old and starring opposite Mr. Rush, then 59, on stage in “The Diary of a Madman” in 2010 and 2011.


https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/16/opinion/metoo-defamation-geoffrey-rush-yael-stone.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimes

sloopjohnc
Posts: 63921
Joined: 03 Jun 2004, 20:12

Re: Louis CK, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey...

Postby sloopjohnc » 17 Dec 2018, 17:53

$P.Muff$ wrote:The "spirited enthusiasm" of Geoffrey Rush:

Ms. Stone isn’t just afraid of the emotional consequences of talking about her allegations against Mr. Rush, her onetime hero, including that he danced naked in front of her in their dressing room, used a mirror to watch her while she showered and sent her occasionally erotic text messages while she was 25 years old and starring opposite Mr. Rush, then 59, on stage in “The Diary of a Madman” in 2010 and 2011.


https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/16/opinion/metoo-defamation-geoffrey-rush-yael-stone.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimes


I am almost always very dubious of Ms. Weiss's reasons for writing anything these days.
Don't fake the funk on a nasty dunk!

$P.Muff$

Re: Louis CK, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey...

Postby $P.Muff$ » 17 Dec 2018, 22:23

Why?

I rarely look at the Times and I'm not familiar with her work. There was nothing wrong with the article from my view.

sloopjohnc
Posts: 63921
Joined: 03 Jun 2004, 20:12

Re: Louis CK, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey...

Postby sloopjohnc » 17 Dec 2018, 23:16

$P.Muff$ wrote:Why?

I rarely look at the Times and I'm not familiar with her work. There was nothing wrong with the article from my view.


This may be fine, but I am suspicious of her because of some of her writings. She's an opinion writer, so it goes with the territory, but she tends to bend the facts to her point of view. I'm sure all opinion writers do this, but she seems to do it more than most.
Don't fake the funk on a nasty dunk!

$P.Muff$

Re: Louis CK, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey...

Postby $P.Muff$ » 18 Dec 2018, 10:39

I would ask for examples of your claim, but the truth is I don't care - just thought "spirited enthusiasm" was the worst excuse for workplace sexual harassment I have ever heard.

Would that shit fly in any other profession?

User avatar
Uncle Charles Routine
hounds people off the board
Posts: 19727
Joined: 24 Apr 2007, 23:21
Location: selling a self-detonating James Last CD to a Copenhagen thrift store

Re: Louis CK, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey...

Postby Uncle Charles Routine » 18 Dec 2018, 11:45

caramba wrote:Not sure why other posters above are too scared of Coan to release his new board's URL, the details took
about two minutes to find.

http://preludin.proboards.com

$P.Muff$

Re: Louis CK, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey...

Postby $P.Muff$ » 18 Dec 2018, 12:10

Dor-Relip Hotels and Bathings wrote:https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=i&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwi2xuPypqnfAhUjSRUIHQ2KDYEQzPwBegQIARAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.theguardian.com%2Ffilm%2F2018%2Fdec%2F18%2Fformer-model-claims-underage-relationship-with-woody-allen-in-1970s-christina-engelhardt&psig=AOvVaw1nDLonH4qWIqXgrcWOYMiK&ust=1545219915933143


Your link didn't work for me so I'm linking to the original article:

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/woody-allens-secret-teen-lover-manhattan-muse-speaks-1169782

User avatar
Uncle Charles Routine
hounds people off the board
Posts: 19727
Joined: 24 Apr 2007, 23:21
Location: selling a self-detonating James Last CD to a Copenhagen thrift store

Re: Louis CK, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey...

Postby Uncle Charles Routine » 24 Dec 2018, 22:43

caramba wrote:Not sure why other posters above are too scared of Coan to release his new board's URL, the details took
about two minutes to find.

http://preludin.proboards.com

User avatar
Sneelock
Posts: 12458
Joined: 19 Nov 2011, 23:56
Location: Lincoln Head City

Re: Louis CK, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey...

Postby Sneelock » 25 Dec 2018, 02:04

Holy crap.
Don't Feed the Pedants