Articles tagged laura silverman

14 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

The Best Of Dr. Katz

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

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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.

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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.

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Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist: Season Two

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

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8 May 2006 // 4:00 PM

Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist: Season One

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

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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.

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22 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

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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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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