Wednesday, January 14 2009
There aren’t many DVDs that can offer such a variety of established comics doing what they do best.
Thursday, January 17 2008
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
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
The show comes across as "talky", with actors delivering their lines in a hilariously low-key, expressionless cadence.
Monday, May 8 2006
Dr. Katz relies on the familiar conceit that comedy is therapy, for performers and for us.
Friday, December 2 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
Valerie Cherish is a far cry from Phoebe Buffay. Egocentric and manipulative, she's less outright hateful than passive-aggressive.