Joan Rivers

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Kathy Griffin: “I’ve been in fake Hollywood trouble before, but to be on the Interpol list and to have the president personally coming at me?” Photograph: Emma McIntyre/Getty LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 07: Comedian Kathy Griffin: “I’ve been doing this for my whole career . . . I’ve a history of this.” Photograph: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images

In June a photograph by Tyler Shields went up on TMZ. It featured the comedian Kathy Griffin holding a Donald Trump mask doused in tomato ketchup. It (...)

Skoda Rapid Spaceback: once well priced at €17,000, the cheapest Rapid now retails at  €19,595.

The concept of Skoda actually struggling to sell its cheaper cars is something of a mind-bending one for those of us old enough to remember such model(...)

“Let me know when I tell a lie,” Chris Rock says at one point, to dead silence.  Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

3Arena, Dublin ★★★★ It has been nine years since Chris Rock embarked on a major world tour, and in that time he has gone through a divorce, and Trum(...)

Jessica Chastain: ‘She’s the nicest woman in Hollywood’ said the late Joan Rivers. Photograph: Chad Batka/The New York Times

She replies to her fans on Facebook and Twitter. The first time she was nominated for an Oscar, for The Help, she took her granny. She loves animals s(...)

 Helen Gurley Brown and her husband, David Brown, in their home in New York on March 11, 1970. Photograph:  Librado Romero/The New York Times

Helen Gurley Brown had an epiphany as a young woman, and it would inform a great many things she said and did in adult life: Sex is a great democrati(...)

The only true successor to Joan Rivers has a great  four-part series on Netflix

HOT Women’s Six Nations Get to Donnybrook today to support the current title holders; #coygig Chinese New Year festivals Bring on the Year of the(...)

Anybody who thinks he or she knows about cinema thinks he or she knows about Orson Welles. At the time of his death in 1985 it was fashionable to a(...)

Straight face: “How can we be the elder statesmen?” says Chris Rock. “I’m not an elder anything. I’m not ready for that. It’s a little scary.” Photograph: Vivien Killilea/PSIFF/Getty

Can Chris Rock really be 50? Can it really be 25 years since he joined the cast of Saturday Night Live? Can two decades have passed since he spat o(...)

 Joan Rivers, the brash, pioneering comedian who paved the way for women in stand-up comedy, died in a New York hospital a week after she stopped breathing during an outpatient medical procedure on her vocal cords.  Photograph: Chris Ramirez/ New York Times service

Comedian Joan Rivers, who passed away last month at 81, died of a complication during a medical procedure that caused oxygen deprivation to the brain,(...)

Actors Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker at  the funeral of  Joan Rivers  in New York. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Family and friends bade farewell to Joan Rivers, the outspoken comedian who became famous around the world for her acerbic wit and brash style, at a p(...)

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