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The Sarah Silverman Show

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by JayFarrar, Jan 30, 2007.

  1. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    shotty, I know we've got this whole "agree to disagree" vibe going, but Dane Cook is not funny, and that is not arguable outside shouting distance of a frathouse.
  2. Second that, too.
  3. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    You'll notice I hesitated before saying it. Because I felt the same way ... until I saw his HBO special.
  4. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Which was painfully unfunny.

    Which parts didn't you laugh at, the parts where he didn't tell jokes and instead made goofy noises, or the parts where he didn't tell jokes and told emo stories meant to highlight nonexistent universal foibles of relationships?
  5. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    OK. I withdraw Dane Cook. But you all can put Sarah Silverman in the same category, then.
  6. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    I heart Sarah Silverman. Mostly because I talk like she does (not nasally, but topic-wise). I like a good crass woman who can still be hot.

    I heart her.
  7. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    You want to heart her, ijag, you get in line. :D
  8. Duane Postum

    Duane Postum Member

    I've only seen her in The Aristocrats; her bit about being raped by Joe Franklin was just dumb.
  9. MrWrite

    MrWrite Member

    Sarah Silverman = hysterical
    Dane Cook = unfunny assclown
  10. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

  11. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    Oh, brother.
  12. Alma

    Alma Well-Known Member

    Funny is in the eyes of the beholder, of course.

    That said, the Rolling Stone profile I read on Silverman did not leave me particularly floored with her insight on her comedy, or life in general. She seems pretty uncomfortable with any role outside of sheer pariah, which would explain her performance in School of Rock.

    I think IJAG sums it up well: People like the idea of her. Some cute, rich Jewish girl playing dirty. Comedy as an image. Interesting concept.
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