• 'I felt a duty to speak up': the female comic who opened for Louis CK

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    The standup continued his contentious comeback in Paris - presenting a dilemma for the woman asked to gig with him Being asked to open for a famous comic is every struggling standup comedian's dream. A chance to be seen, to get a foot in the door. But what if that comic is no longer famous but notorious? Louis CK, once the standup world's darling, now its b ete noire , took to the stage on Tuesday night in Paris for a hush-hush, last-minute performance in a plush theatre near Pigalle. CK recently returned to the New York comedy scene nine short months after allegations of sexual misconduct...
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