Articles tagged laura silverman

Wednesday, January 14 2009

The Best Of Dr. Katz

There aren’t many DVDs that can offer such a variety of established comics doing what they do best.


Thursday, January 17 2008

The Sarah Silverman Program: Season One

Silverman's show is smart and self-conscious, but I wonder if maybe -- when all the tics and clever bits are pushed away -- it's also without a humorous center.


Wednesday, February 7 2007

Lisa Lampanelli: Dirty Girl / The Sarah Silverman Program

We all make catty, hurtful remarks from time to time. Some are especially adept at devastating putdowns, and a select few have parlayed such skill into careers.


Tuesday, January 2 2007

Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist: Season Two

The show comes across as "talky", with actors delivering their lines in a hilariously low-key, expressionless cadence.


Monday, May 8 2006

Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist: Season One

Dr. Katz relies on the familiar conceit that comedy is therapy, for performers and for us.


Friday, December 2 2005

Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic (2005)

Sarah Silverman's character is a spoiled, suburban princess, which allows her to deliver offensive one-liners with an unnerving mixture of naïvete and self-assured ignorance.


Wednesday, June 22 2005

The Comeback

Valerie Cherish is a far cry from Phoebe Buffay. Egocentric and manipulative, she's less outright hateful than passive-aggressive.


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