Sarah Silverman apologizes to New York club owner after #Ask4More video controversy
Sarah Silverman caused controversy last week when she implied that comedy club owner Al Martin paid her less for a stand-up set because she was a female comic. She put out a public apology to Martin on Tuesday, acknowledging that her story was “HARDLY an example of the wage gap.” She wen... [Read More]
 
New York Comedy Club hosting Equal Pay Day comedy fundraiser
No matter whether you choose to believe Sarah Silverman or Al Martin over who paid whom what and how much several years ago, believe this: Martin's former club, New York Comedy Club, is a supporter of fair and equal wages today. Literally. New York Comedy Club tonight hosts "70 Cents on the Dollar,"... [Read More]
 
Sarah Silverman on the Gender Wage Gap: "We Don't Get What We Want, We Get What We Think We Deserve"
by Megh Wright The wonderful Sarah Silverman recently teamed up with Levo for their #Ask4More campaign to reflect on her experience with wage inequality as a female comedian throughout the years. In the video, Silverman candidly looks back on one time she was paid $10 for the same standup gig that p... [Read More]
 
Sarah Silverman calls out comedy club owner Al Martin for gender pay discrimination, Martin responds (Video)
Sarah Silverman called out comedy club owner Al Martin on gender pay discrimination and the Broadway Comedy Club owner is not happy about it. Silverman went public about the gender pay gap in this country during a viral Levo League video on Monday as a part of their #Ask4More campaign. The 44-year-o... [Read More]