Sarah Silverman wonders why Comedy Central’s #FrancoRoast targeted her age, as a woman
Comedy Central Roasts are all in good fun, "but it's brutal!" So said Sarah Silverman, interviewed by W. Kamau Bell on Thursday night's Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. "I think the secret about roasts is, everybody laughs. People were saying mean things about me, I was like, 'Ha-ha-hahaha-ha,' an... [Read More]
 
Sarah Silverman’s ‘Obituary’ For Her Dog Is So Beautifully Touching
Really there aren’t any words. If you know anything about SO or myself (or follow us on Instagram) then you know how obsessed I am with my own dog. I [...]Author informationDavid DeanPublisher at Serial OptimistDavid is the publisher of Serial Optimist and writer of things that hopefully makes... [Read More]
 
Bill Hader as “The President of Hollywood” and other great NSFW moments from the Comedy Central #FrancoRoast
This year's Comedy Central Roast of James Franco had some great moments. Let's reflect on a few of them by reliving them, shall we? These video clips are uncensored, so please put your headphones on if you're watching this in mixed company! Bill Hader sat on the dais in black tie like all the rest, ... [Read More]
 
Preview clips and quips from the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco
The Comedy Central Roast of James Franco airs on Labor Day -- Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 -- but since it taped this past Sunday night, we've already got preview clips and quips to share. Seth Rogen served as Roastmaster of ceremonies. But first, here's Sarah Silverman putting Jonah Hill in his place with... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central releases Franco Roast snippets
Well, we’re almost there. We’re almost to Monday, September 2nd, while some of you will be enjoying the day off and barbecuing, we’ll be anxiously hovering by the TV, as that’s when the roast of James Franco will premiere. Comedy Central knows you can’t wait, so they we... [Read More]
 
I Just Got Punched At #FrancoRoast!
Well oh this James Franco roast situation is getting cra(high-pitched voice)aaaaazy! We can just call it what it is, the cool kids roast. Most of Comedy Central’s other roasts, and [...]Author informationDavid DeanPublisher at Serial OptimistDavid is the publisher of Serial Optimist and writer... [Read More]
 
The inside scoop on The James Franco Roast
While Comedy Central’s roast of James Franco wont air till Monday, September 2nd, it was actually taped last night in Los Angeles. The roast went off without a hitch as roasters dug into Franco with every comment. Their blistering attacks ranged from his brutal Oscar hosting in 2011, his paint... [Read More]
 
Brian Posehn shows off his fart joke mastery on ‘The Fartist’
Fartists unite, Brian Posehn is back. If you don’t know Brian Spukowski from Comedy Central’s Sarah Silverman Program, you can get to know him a little better in his third of stand up comedy special, The Fartist. It’s tough to not recommend the comedian because he literally do... [Read More]
 
Nine of the best comedic actors who starred as themselves in sitcoms, on playing themselves on TV
If you think it's weird that Louis C.K. and Matt LeBlanc are competing against each other again in the same Emmy Awards category for roles in which they play themselves, in name and essentially in spirit, in TV comedies, consider this: C.K. and LeBlanc were high-school classmates, too. Newton N... [Read More]
 
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Mulaney, Silverman, Jeselnik, and More Make It Weird
by Arielle Gordon The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week ... [Read More]