Lisa Bonet: The Cosby Show Kid Who Got Away

In the late 1980s, Lisa Bonet was simultaneously the coolest of The Cosby Show cast and the black sheep of the fictional family. The then-20-year-old actress endured a public fallout with Bill Cosby thanks to a "racy" movie called Angel Heart, marriage to fellow black hippie Lenny Kravitz and pregnancy with… » 1/08/15 12:10pm 1/08/15 12:10pm

Let Us Celebrate Clair Huxtable, Feminist Icon, and The Cosby Show

As black women try to shake off tired tropes like the angry black woman, which the New York Times raised from its shallow grave yesterday, let's focus on The Cosby Show's career-driven matriarch that kicked ass at home and at work, Clair Huxtable. The show and the icon that actress Phylicia Rashad brought to life has… » 9/19/14 6:10pm 9/19/14 6:10pm

Real Estate Expert Scolds Mad Men, Girls Characters For Having The…

Vanity Fair got real-estate expert Barbara Corcoran — co-founder of the Corcoran Group, and the woman Jessica used to call "The Corcodevil" — to weigh in on the most pressing question that confronts any viewer of a New York-set sitcom: how the fuck do those people live there? Unlike on Friends (which is unfortunately… » 4/19/12 5:20pm 4/19/12 5:20pm

Cliff Huxtable Does Some Last Minute Thanksgiving Shopping

What's your fave Thanksgiving TV episode? Flavorpill has a list, which includes this gem from The Cosby Show. Poor Cliff. The Lucky Stop market probably had bulletproof glass. "Just put some whipped cream on it" is always a good rule to live by. » 11/24/11 4:00pm 11/24/11 4:00pm

Another good one: From ! Thanksgiving is a ritual sacrifice. With pie.

Are The Obamas Possible Because Of The Huxtables?

It's strange that there's an ongoing debate about who — or what — in arts and entertainment made it possible to elect Barack Obama. Was it Oprah? Tiger Woods? Will Smith? Morgan Freeman and Chris Rock playing presidents in movies? According to a story from the New York Times » 11/10/08 12:30pm 11/10/08 12:30pm, seem to think it all comes down to .…