Sarah Silverman Teaches Kids Some Comedy Basics
by Megh Wright Sarah Silverman was recently a guest on the Kevin Nealon-hosted web series Laugh Lessons, where she sits down with impressionable children to answer some of comedy's most important questions: How should a comedian shake hands with people? Is poop or pee funnier? What are some solid co... [Read More]
Watch Sarah Silverman teach 8-year-olds about comedy
Sarah Silverman can teach the world a lot about comedy. But can she teach the world’s children about comedy? After watching the latest episode of Kevin Nealon’s AOL Web show Laugh Lessons, we here at Laughspin submit the following answer: Yes! In the episode, we find Silverman getting up... [Read More]
JASH's Sarah Silverman-Hosted Variety Show Is Now on Vimeo
by Megh Wright Back in April, Xbox decided to get into the comedy game by ordering a variety show pilot from web video collective JASH hosted by Sarah Silverman. Over the summer, however, Microsoft shut down Xbox Entertainment Studios, leaving the JASH pilot and several other series with nowhere to ... [Read More]
'McSweeney's' Highlights Sarah Silverman's Latest Album 'We Are Miracles'
by Megh Wright "But unlike [Jack] Benny, Sarah is too often mistakenly taken at face value. Maybe because she goes to such frank and provocative places or maybe because she's an attractive woman, Sarah doesn't nearly get the credit she deserves and more than occasionally finds herself a lightning ro... [Read More]
Paul F. Tompkins and Sarah Silverman Talk 'Mr. Show,' 'M*A*S*H,' and More
by Megh Wright Paul F. Tompkins sat down with Sarah Silverman for the newest episode of his web series Speakeasy, and the interview is full of great stories about when Silverman won an Emmy, why kids turn her into a "desperate creature," how she and Tompkins first met before Mr. Show, and how Bob Od... [Read More]
Bill Hader returns to Saturday Night Live tomorrow: Watch Hader with Kenan Thompson, Cecily Strong, Hozier
When Sarah Silverman and Chris Pratt were announced to host, it seemed Saturday Night Live had pulled out all the stops for their historic 40th season. Then it was announced that former cast member (and one of my personal favorites) Bill Hader would host in October and their was a collective “... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman Protests the $500,000 Vagina Tax by Becoming a Man
by Megh Wright In an effort to put an end to the gender wage gap, Sarah Silverman recently teamed up with a great cause called the Equal Payback Project in the above video promo for their new crowdfunding push. Considering the project probably won't rake in its full $29,811,746,430,000 goal, Silverm... [Read More]
SNL’s “Proud Mary” sketch bruises pride of The Groundling’s similar Tina Turner tribute
One sketch had them singing for their supper in the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. The other stuck them on a riverboat in Nebraska. In both cases -- The Groundlings this summer, and SNL this past Saturday -- we saw women dolled up in 1980s-era Tina Turner wigs and red dresses, paus... [Read More]