Posts tagged "sarah silverman"

Depression And The Privilege Of Just Staying Home

Sarah Silverman recently (exceedingly accurately) described depression as feeling “like I’m desperately homesick, but I’m home.”…

Hanna Brooks Olsen | November 9, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Sarah Silverman Wants To Abolish The Vagina Tax

Sarah Silverman is working with the National Women’s Law Center on their Equal Payback Project, a fundraising effort focused on economic justice for women, and is acquiring herself a dick

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Sarah Silverman Is Working On A Musical Version Of Her Memoir

Sarah Silverman is working on a Broadway musical based on her memoir The Bedwetter about, you guessed it, her childhood bedwetting problem. [BroadwayWorld]
Thirty actors who have appeared…

Claire Hannum | September 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

5 Lady Comic Memoirs, Ranked (Spoiler: #1 Is Not Bossypants)

There’s a lot to look forward to this fall, like crunchy leaves and pumpkin everything and not being so hot you want to die, but there’s one thing that stands out: I’m…

Jana Pollack | July 15, 2014 - 10:00 am

Sarah Silverman & Zach Galifianakis Raise $20,000 For The Texas Abortion Fund

Sarah Silverman, Zach Galifianakis, Retta, Jen Kirkman and others raised around $20,000 at a comedy show on Sunday night called “A Night Of A Thousand Vaginas” to benefit the…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2014 - 6:30 pm

The Soapbox: Women Tell Dirty Jokes, Deal With It

Dear Variety Columnist Brian Lowry,

You wrote a negative review of Sarah Silverman’s new comedy special, “We Are Miracles,” which aired on HBO Saturday night.


Emily Winter | November 25, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Sarah Silverman Makes Too Many Pottymouth Jokes For A Lady, Says Variety Reviewer

A Variety reviewer of Sarah Silverman’s upcoming HBO comedy special objected to the amount of dirty jokes she tells. Gasp! Dirty jokes, you say! Brian Lowry mentioned Silverman’s “looks”…

Jessica Wakeman | November 21, 2013 - 8:00 pm

Sarah Silverman Visits Ex Jimmy Kimmel’s Talk Show, Returns Stuff He Left After Their Breakup

I was really sad when Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman broke up in 2009, because I always found them to be hilarious and endearing together, a pairing that brought the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 15, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Sarah Silverman & W. Kamau Bell Rehash Sexist Joke On “Totally Biased”

Sarah Silverman went on “Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell” on Thursday to hash out … well, a lot of stuff.

First, there were Bell’s problems: eight years…

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2013 - 1:20 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Sarah Silverman’s Dog Died And She Wrote The Most Beautiful Obit For Him

Don’t mind me, just bawling at my desk because Sarah Silverman’s 19-year-old dog Duck died and she wrote the loveliest obituary for him. It will rip your heart open and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 5, 2013 - 11:15 am

Sarah Silverman’s Rad Sister Rabbi Susan Silverman Detained For Jewish Feminist Activism

We knew we loved Sarah Silverman — but it turns out her sister Susan Silverman is kinda rad, too. Silverman’s sister and niece were detained at the Western Wall,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 11, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Sarah Silverman Goes After The Bro-Choice Vote

No one ever really asked what the bros had to say about the Republican “war on women.” Which was sad, really, because they stood to lose quite a lot of…

Jessica Wakeman | December 12, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Sarah Silverman Hilariously Explains Voter Suppression Laws, Which Is Not Hilarious At All (NSFW)

As we’ve previously discussed, voter suppression laws are kind of a big deal — specifically because they impact the poor, people of color, the elderly and students much more than anyone…

Julie Gerstein | September 25, 2012 - 9:40 am

Sarah Silverman On Becoming A Lumpy Cave Lady, Going Full-Frontal

“I saw my full frontal, I had an actual heart attack — and I’m proud to have done it … I actually gained 20 pounds for the role. I wanted…

Ami Angelowicz | September 13, 2011 - 10:20 am

Sarah Silverman Is In Love With A Unicorn

Sarah Silverman has found her angel—well, at least her unicorn. In this video, she blissfully smooches and goes on dates with the Serenading Unicorn, until she sees an incriminating…

Kate Torgovnick/ | April 5, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Sarah Silverman Wants Lower Expectations For Her Nude Scene

“The movie, I think, is gonna be great because Sarah Polley is incredible. But my body? In all honesty, I would say it’s a lot closer to Kathy Bates in…

Kate Torgovnick/ | November 2, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Sarah Silverman Gets Frisky In Public

It’s hot in NYC today, but things look even hotter between Sarah Silverman and her boyfriend Alec Sulkin. [NYC, 5/26/10]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 26, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Quotable: Sarah Silverman Says “I Look Like A Transvestite”

“I’m not being modest or whatever, but I think I just look better in casual clothes. I feel like a transvestite when I’m all dressed up.”Sarah Silverman talks “fear…

Wendy Atterberry | May 10, 2010 - 11:40 am

Quotable: A Sarah Silverman Fan Gets Her Face Tattooed On His Arm

“There was a guy who had a tattoo of me on his arm! It was my face, a picture of me, inside the mouth of a serpent. I remember, because…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 3, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Quotable: Sarah Silverman’s Choice Words For The “Real Housewives” Ladies

“My boyfriend and I will watch ‘The Bachelor’ [and] ‘The Real Housewives of New York,’ and we laugh at it, or whatever, but it just horrifies me to think there…

Jessica Wakeman | April 20, 2010 - 3:40 pm
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