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Sarah’s long conversation with Andy Cohen 11/20/14

Posted by Gator on November 21st, 2014

As a recent stop on his current book promotion tour, garrulous talk show host Andy Cohen spent over an hour yesterday being interviewed by Sarah on stage at the Montalban Theater in Los Angeles. It’s fun to watch Sarah asking questions rather than answering them, and of course it treats fans to many moments of her spontaneous wit.  It was all streamed live on Bravo and the tape is still posted for your watching pleasure.


Sarah hosts and curates ep1 of new series

Posted by Gator on November 19th, 2014

No executives interfering with the comedy artist’s vision. That’s a key to the new comedy variety series, Rubberhead. (“Live from Rubberhead” was originally slated to be one of the new series streaming on Xbox until Microsoft shut down its whole Xbox Entertainment studios.) As you can see from this Rolling Stone article, Sarah chose the contributors for the first episode, and she’s in it, too. The episode taped in front of a live studio audience in July 2014.

RollingStoneLogoSarah Silverman, Seth Rogen, Key & Peele Kick Off New Web Variety Series

By Jon Blistein | November 18, 2014

Sarah Silverman corralled a whole bunch of funny friends, including Seth Rogen, John C. Reilly, Key & Peele and Tig Notaro, to contribute to the inaugural episode of Rubberhead, a new comedy variety show from Vimeo and the comedy collective JASH.

Silverman hosts the first episode, and as she succinctly introduces it in the trailer, “Welcome to a night of weird.” The succession of clips includes everything from Rogen and Silverman engaging in some some high-octane cop action to a man with a weirdly shaped head chucking a Big Gulp at an innocent pedestrian. If you want all that — plus a bouncy castle — the entire 45-minute episode is available to buy now for just $4.99.

In a statement, creator Daniel Kellison described Rubberhead as “a no holds-barred show without the middleman. What you see is the comedy created wholly by the artist, without interference from executives or networks or standards and practices. We put our full trust in our artist partners. Nothing is off-limits.”

Silverman hand-picked the contributors for Rubberhead’s first episode, scoring not just big names, but a stacked roster of comedy nerd all-stars as well, including Nathan Fielder (of Nathan for You and the creator of “Dumb Starbucks”), Todd Glass, Brett Gelman, Lauren Lapkus, Harris Wittels, Paul Rust, Shelby Fero and Natasha Leggero. Charlyne Yi also contributed a new animation, and rapper 2Chainz even makes a cameo in a skit with Key & Peele.

Here’s one (very funny) sketch, featuring Sarah and Seth Rogen as cops on a mission.

And here’s the trailer for the show.


Hear Sarah on 11/28/14 Pardo benefit

Posted by Gator on November 13th, 2014

Sarah will be one of the comedians appearing on the 2014 edition of Jimmy Pardo’s annual 24 hour Podcast-a-thon (which benefits Smile Train) on November 28. Here’s the scoop (courtesy of don411.com):

111314Podcastathon2010polaroidE2Never Not Funny Partners with International Cleft Charity Smile Train and JASH to Present the Sixth Annual Pardcast-a-Thon Fundraiser

Up top, my brotha!  Jimmy Pardo and Never Not Funny are back to host the Sixth Annual Pardcast-a-Thon fundraiser benefitting the international cleft lip and palate charity Smile Train.  This Black Friday, skip the mall and join Jimmy Pardo along with co-hosts Matt Belknap and Pat Francis as they welcome Weird Al, Sarah Silverman, General Hospital star Jason Thompson, Doug Benson, Scott Aukerman, Paul F. Tompkins and over twenty more surprise guests to Hollywood’s ACME Comedy Theater in the name of charity.  In addition to broadcasting at www.nevernotfunny.com, this year’s Pardcast-a-Thon will stream live on JASH’s Video Podcast Network at www.youtube.com/VideoPodcastNetwork.  Watch and donate Friday, November 28th from noon to midnight Pacific Time.

In five years the Pardcast-a-Thons have helped raise half a million dollars for Smile Train and have provided new smiles and new lives to nearly 2,000 children.  Past Pardcast-a-Thons have included guest appearances by Conan O’Brien, Bob Odenkirk, Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Aimee Mann, Jack McBrayer, Amy Poehler, Patton Oswalt, Bob Saget, Kevin Nealon, Lisa Loeb, Simon Helberg, Rob Corddry, Rich Sommer, Andy Richter, Adam Carolla and many more.

About Never Not Funny

Never Not Funny is an award-winning weekly podcast now on The Earwolf Network.  Hosted by comedian and TV personality Jimmy Pardo, the show features free-form conversations between Pardo and his sometimes famous, always funny friends.  Currently in its fifteenth season, the show has been featured by Entertainment Weekly’s Must List, Billboard Magazine, Esquire, GQ and was named a top comedy podcast by iTunes, Mashable and The AV Club.

About Smile Train

Smile Train is an international children’s charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate. Millions of children in developing countries with unrepaired clefts live in shame, but more importantly, have difficulty eating, breathing and speaking. Cleft repair surgery is simple, and the transformation is immediate. Our sustainable model provides training and funding to empower local doctors in 85+ developing countries to provide 100%-free cleft repair surgery in their communities. To learn more about how Smile Train’s sustainable approach means donations have both an immediate and long-term impact, please visit smiletrain.org.

Pic: S&M street walking 11/11/14

Posted by Gator on November 12th, 2014

Sarah and Michael Sheen were walking in West Hollywood Tuesday night, November 11.


Video: interviewed on Tompkins show 11/10/14

Posted by Gator on November 11th, 2014

Comedian/writer/actor Paul F. Tompkins has a web talk series called Speakeasy, and Sarah was his November 10 episode guest. Of course he talks to her about their days working on Mr. Show, but the interview also covers such standard topics as her We Are Miracles Emmy, her feelings about babies, and more. The interview is 18m:26s. Plus, in a separate 3 minute clip they play a game called Baked or Faked, in which Sarah is asked to identify whether marijuana strain names are genuine or made up.

Pic: Sarah covers Magnet mag

Posted by Gator on November 6th, 2014

Sarah’s on the cover of issue #115 of Magnet Magazine.