Tag Archives: Variety

Review: Variety praises Sarah in I Smile Back

Below are the Sarah-related sections of Scott Foundas’s January 25 review in Variety of the Sundance showing of I Smile Back. Rarely has a performer striven so concertedly to shed any trace of his/her comedy roots as Sarah Silverman does … Continue reading

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Forbes columnist also supports Sarah

Here’s another journalist reacting to Brian Lowry’s Variety column criticizing Sarah. by Merrill Barr “By [Hollywood] standards, [Sarah Silverman] is massively successful,” says Los Angeles comedian Brendan Smith. “I can’t tell you the number of LA comics who’ve failed during … Continue reading

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Review: Variety mixed on HBO special

This is what Brian Lowry wrote November 20 in Variety about Sarah’s HBO special: There’s something simultaneously fascinating and maddening about Sarah Silverman – graced with genuine talent and a well-defined comedic persona on one hand, and a commitment to … Continue reading

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Sarah cited in Variety book

          A recently published book about the entertainment trade paper Variety, includes an article (on page 290) about The Sarah Silverman Program, as well as a pullquote reminiscence from Sarah about growing up with Variety.

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