Thursday, April 26, 2018
SHOCK!!! COMEDY LEGEND BILL COSBY GUILTY AND KANSAS CITY HOT TAKE!!!
A national fall from grace is now complete . . .
This one has been mentioned before but it's worth considering . . .
The Cosby Show is often cited as cultural touchstone which helped to bridge African-American middle-class culture into the mainstream consumer-driven discourse. Accordingly, the impact of today's verdict threatens to undermine some of the presumptions of progress and the advancement of diversity.
Personally, TKC always thought the Cosby show was far too booshie and the jokes on Good Times were just a bit funnier.
Meanwhile . . . One of our leading local pundits picks girl power a comedic legend in her far more nuanced take . . .
Hoopz From 2015: Is “The Cosby Show” iconic television that will always have its place in pop culture history? Yep. But maybe if we didn’t treat Bill Cosby like he was untouchable, he wouldn’t have gotten away with behaving like it for so long. Bye, Bill.
Check the links . . .
New York Times: Bill Cosby Found Guilty of Sexual Assault After Years of Accusations
BBC: Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault in retrial
US: Bill Cosby retrial verdict: Guilty on all 3 counts of aggravated indecent assault
Fox News - Cosby guilty: Jury rules comedian sexually assaulted Andrea Constand
CNN: What happens to Bill Cosby now?
Newsweek: Cosby Accuser Janice Baker-Kinney Responds to Guilty Verdict, 'Finally, Justice Has Been Served'
ABC News: Cosby lawyer: 'Fight is not over'
You decide . . .