Sarah Silverman Gets Serious in the First ‘I Smile Back’ Trailer
Get ready to see a new side of Sarah Silverman on the big screen in the debut trailer for the dramatic film I Smile Back. The movie premiered at Sundance to critical acclaim earlier this year and centers on Silverman as a “depressed, self-destructive New Jersey housewife and mother of two.&rdq... [Read More]
Maria Bamford’s Netflix show “Lady Dynamite” is lining up guest stars including Patton Oswalt and Sarah Silverman
We were already very excited to report on comedian Maria Bamford’s new show coming to Netflix awhile ago and now the good news continues. The show, Lady Dynamite, has announced some of it’s season 1 guest stars and they include some of the biggest names in comedy. Patton Oswalt, Sar... [Read More]
An oral history of the making of The Aristocrats movie, 10 years later
"The Aristocrats!" the punchline to an old myth of a joke that few people knew or had even heard of, became an instant classic film 10 years ago this month when Paul Provenza and Penn Jillette convinced dozens of their famous funny friends to tell their own distinctly dirty and unique versions of th... [Read More]
Tig Notaro Now Has a Twitter Account Run by Her Friends
Ahead of her HBO standup special debut next month, Tig Notaro has finally joined Twitter, but not in a way where she’ll have to go through all the trouble of tweeting. @TigNotaro is now in action, and the account will be run by a bunch of Notaro’s friends starting with Sarah Silverman: E... [Read More]
Funny onstage. Activist on and offstage. When comedy really speaks truth to power.
Forget punching up. If you really want to speak truth to power, and you're a comedian, what's the best way to go about it? Sarah Silverman has produced several videos on her own or for various non-profit organizations to advance causes she believes in, including election issues on the ballot an... [Read More]
Steve Martin receives The American Film Institute’s 43rd Life Achievement Award
Steve Martin has been an influence on everyone and everything in comedy since he first hit the scene as a writer on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. And even when he branched away from stand-up comedy, he become a successful actor, as well as an author, playwright, pianist and banjo player, eventu... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman Joins the Lonely Island's First Movie, Which Started Filming This Week
by Adam Frucci The Lonely Island boys are filming their first movie, a musical comedy (duh), in LA starting this week, and they're being joined by one Sarah Silverman. The movie, which is as-yet untitled, is being co-directed by Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone and produced by Judd Apatow. Here's th... [Read More]
Tim Heidecker Is Very Unhappy with JASH's New Changes
by Megh Wright Comedy collective JASH recently decided to make some very minimal changes to their company logo, but as you can see in their latest video, Tim Heidecker is having none of it. Hopefully Sarah Silverman, Eric Wareheim, Reggie Watts, and Michael Cera aka "The Four Horsemen" can find some... [Read More]