Monday, August 22 2011
A nonstop laugh fest, Good One proves that Tig Notaro is one of the funniest comedians currently on the market.
Thursday, March 4 2010
When NBC moved Jay Leno to ten, the network thought it was going to change the very face of TV. The goals in developing Jerry Seinfeld's The Marriage Ref were undoubtedly more modest. But Jerry may yet succeed where Jay failed.
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.
Friday, September 14 2007
Instead of neuroses that are black-tinged and deep-seated, most of I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With's navel-gazing is genial to the point of being childlike.
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.
Friday, September 29 2006
Amanda is demoted from object of desire to prop, so wan and undirected that she'll fall for whoever happens to be winning the boys' contest at any given moment.
Monday, February 20 2006
About as funny as anything involving Andy Dick has ever been: this sums it up for this whole roast experience, really.
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, November 23 2005
The song, 'Rent', names its own dilemma, how to make melodrama and artifice compelling when experience has turned so sensational and illusory?"