America’s Dad was a predator.
For 50 years, Bill Cosby sold a sneaky lie. He recorded clean, cheerful comedy albums. Made family-friendly TV shows and movies. Pushed good-for-you desserts and stand-up-straight advice. But all the time he was reportedly drugging and raping, dozens of women. Nicole Weisensee Egan’s “Chasing Cosby: The Downfall of America’s Dad” has the whole extraordinarily ugly story.