In Take This Waltz, Michelle Williams gives a superb, textured performance as a married woman who's straying from the comfy confines of her domestic life, with potentially damaging results.
Sarah Silverman is also good as her sister-in-law, an alcoholic who occasionally gets loosened up enough to s ... More >>
The Secret Policeman's Ball: Coldplay, Mumford & Sons, Russell Brand, Eddie Izzard, and many others
Radio City Music Hall
Sunday, March 4
Better than: Watching the Lohan Saturday Night Live on DVR.
Going to a live show that's actually meant to be broadcast on television can be a deadly propositio ... More >>
We often receive advance copies of forthcoming books here at the office. Today we got The Last Holiday, memoir of recently deceased Gil Scott-Heron, which is coming out in January 2012. These are the people quoted on the back: Chuck D, Eminem, and...Sarah Silverman.
Yes, Sarah Silverman.
Nick Mu ... More >>
Which is a sort of snarky way of saying that tickets for this year's Eight Nights of Hannukah celebration go on sale tomorrow at noon. For those unfamiliar with the tradition, every year Yo La Tengo brings together a bunch of friends whose identities "will not be divulged until the last possi ... More >>
Danielle Ate The Sandwich
Red Horse Cafe
Saturday, September 10
Better than: Sitting through YouTube comedy sketches.
Danielle Ate The Sandwich is a young woman in thick-rimmed glasses from Colorado. She plays acoustic guitar, and sometimes the ukulele. If you purchase her self-titled debut album, ... More >>
My newest book, Fork on the Left, Knife in The Back, has an official pub date of September 1, but one of my millions of fans (shut up) has alerted me to the fact that it's available on Amazon and in fact she was just told her copy shipped right away.
It's a preemie baby, and such a cutie!
Today's batch of femme joke hurlers are a smart and sassy gaggle of politically incorrect yet ultimately liberating beauties.
Your fave from these choices?
Hilarious, scathing, on target, and up to date, she makes me wet myself every time.
A sassy motor mouth a ... More >>
Urlesque is officially closing up shop today. In an appropriate goodbye post, Jason Newman strung together the most popular memes of the last three years into a video backed by "The End of The Road" by Boyz II Men. Can you identify all of the memes in the video? Don't worry, we've got you covered wi ... More >>
Food is becoming quite the trendy subject matter for web series these days. First there was news of Foodies, the web series that premiered last night and which seeks to ridicule all those who love sea urchin ceviche. Now College Humor has Always Open which features actor David Koechner chatting ... More >>
A brief interlude between dirty jokes. Pics by Rob, more below.Marnie Stern
The Rock Shop
Tuesday, October 5
Better than: Most Sarah Silverman routines
Marnie Stern talks about vaginas a lot. Maybe you knew this. Tonight we are celebrating the release of her pretty great new album (self-tit ... More >>
Sarah Silverman's suggestion for feeding "grossy, sick, emaciated people from all over the world" is simple enough: Sell the Vatican. The Catholic League, a U.S. Catholic civil rights organization, has responded by denouncing the comedienne for her "obscene" and "filthy diatribe," adding that such ... More >>
Emmy-nominated The Family Guy featuring Emmy-nominated Seth MacFarlane.
For us the joy of the Emmy Nominations, announced this morning, is in the less-well-known categories. We see that there are only two shows, for instance, up for Outstanding Children's Nonfiction Program: Grandpa, Do You Know ... More >>