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.
And I get it.
The special felt stale, pointlessly antagonistic, and lacked actual jokes. But worse than the program itself was the bizarrely-gendered language you used to smash it.
The title of your piece, which I can only assume was approved by a Victorian-era ghost, was “Sarah Silverman’s Bad Career Choice: Being as Dirty as the Guys.” In the review, you claim Silverman appeared, “determined to prove she can be as dirty and distasteful as the boys.” Keep reading »
What’s not to love about Amy Poehler? She’s smart, sassy, and oh-so-funny. Here, Amy accepts the Variety Power of Comedy Award from Will Farrell and shows the world why she’s managed to earn so much acclaim and adulation. [NYMag.com]
Well, clearly the producers of the recently announced 90210 spin-off haven’t had a chance to read our perfectly outlined concept for their show. Variety now has details on the project, which sadly does not include Guidance Counselor Valentine, Principal Sanders, or school nerd Hannah Zuckerman. Lame! That said, as opposed the original series’ all-white cast, the spin-off already has an African-American character and a character of Middle-Eastern descent, not to mention a “wannabe socialite who hosts her own YouTube series” named Silver. As in…David Silver?! One can hope! [Variety] Keep reading »