Sarah Silverman was to have played the NY Comedy Festival earlier this month with a show at BAM but got sick and had to postpone. She's just announced the makeup date: January 22 at BAM's Peter Jay Sharp Building....
Sarah Silverman uses her stand-up persona to bring her fragile, damaged addict to life, giving one of the most startling performances of 2015, which elevates I Smile Back above its cinematic peers.
It's a commonplace that comedians are driven by demons, but Sarah Silverman's comedy has often been rooted in her apparent lack of a dark side: Her stand-up mixes Barbie dolls and Klaus Barbie, and she once joked that being raped by a doctor "is so bittersweet for a Jewish girl." But her 2010 memoir...
Saoirse Ronan, Sarah Silverman and Olivia Wilde get together for a photograph while attending the 2015 Indie Contenders Roundtable presented by The Hollywood Reporter held during the 2015 AFI Festival presented by Audi at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on Sunday (November 8) in Hollywood. The three ladies were joined at the event by Jason Segel, [...]
Sarah Silverman recently (exceedingly accurately) described depression as feeling “like I’m desperately homesick, but I’m home.”…
I was fortunate to sit down with Caroline Hirsch, who has been at the top of the comedy business for over thirty years. She discovered major talent such as Jay Leno, Sarah Silverman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, and she continually nurtures new voices. All the while raising money for causes she believes in.
Capones talks with Sarah Silverman about her startling turn in the depression- and drug-fueled I SMILE BACK Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. Sarah Silverman is a performer who seems custom made to make us laugh, and quite often that laughter is of the nervous variety. Show More Summary
Post by Kelly Bryant. In what might be the best move ever on Bravo's part, Andy Cohen debuted a spooky Real Housewives video for his Watch What Happens Live guest Sarah Silverman on Thursday night's show. And it's definitely must-see TV. Show More Summary
Tig Notaro and her long-time paramour, Stephanie Allynne, tied the knot on Saturday, according to Just Jared. In attendance at the wedding were Sarah Silverman, Jessica Williams, Lucy Lawless, and Alicia Silverstone. The pair have been engaged since New Year’s, and their relationship is a prominent aspect of the documentary Tig. Show More Summary
Sarah Silverman is the smoking gun of this rote addiction drama.
In I Smile Back, which opened this past weekend, Sarah Silverman plays very much against type: She stars as Laney, a wife and mother whose struggle to manage her mental illness threatens to upend her family and relationships. The film...Show More Summary
Addiction narratives are more alike than unalike, and the only distinctive aspect of I Smile Back is that its depressed addict, Laney Brooks, is played by the raunchy comedian Sarah Silverman in her first major dramatic role. She’s very good. Laney is a rich girl who was abandoned as a... More »
Post by Liz Alterman. Though we're accustomed to this comedian's sly wit, we're about to see a much wider range of emotion from her! Returning to the big screen, Sarah Silverman plays a mom battling her inner demons and addictions in the indie film I Smile Back. Show More Summary
Sarah Silverman Talks About Getting H... Sarah Silverman on the things her dad and stepmom say when they're stoned. Submitted by: Best of the Web Regular Keywords: sarah silverman weed sarah silverman marijuana sarah silverman parents...Show More Summary
A recent People Magazine article featured comedian/actress Sarah Silverman speaking candidly about her bouts with anxiety and depression. It's an honest and grounded expose of her lifelong travails with mental illness. She even opens up about taking psychotropic, anti-depressant medication, which has its own discrete and misunderstood kind of stigma. Show More Summary
What's great about a celebrity like Sarah Silverman who's so chill about her marijuana consumption is that it can easily enter anecdotes like it ain't no thing. Last night on Conan, Silverman started telling the host about that time she fed her stepmom an edible and got her really, really... More »
Sarah Silverman has made her name with a raw brand of stand-up comedy that’s couched in a girly sweetness. She delivers her pointed satire of racism and sexism with a wink and a smile. With a tomboy’s baseball T-shirt and ponytail belying...Show More Summary
Sarah Silverman is the mystery who sat behind you in high school, the quirky girl with the dagger wit and the pale, pretty face who could be a good friend but shame you quick if you misbehaved on a date. Her humor is crass and penetrating, as if she were a provocative adolescent with an expansive,...
While Sarah Silverman’s comedy is well known by now, the comedian and actor has also been quietly taking on dramatic roles, most notably in Sarah Polley’s Take This Waltz. Now, she’s moved from supporting actor to star for her first leading role in a drama, the stark and deeply serious I Smile Back. Show More Summary
There's an undeniable fearlessness to Sarah Silverman's lead turn as Laney, the desperately troubled housewife at the center of "I Smile Back." There's also a whiff of overcompensation in the comedian's choice of such insistently downbeat material. But what's truly noteworthy about Silverman's...