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Sarah Silverman

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2014
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    August 7, 2014
  • Film

    May 29, 2014

    Seth MacFarlane's Comedy Western Pulls Off Its Trick Shot

    A Million Ways to Die in the West is ruthlessly funny.

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Top 5 Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

    Every couple of weeks, someone on Facebook inevitably poses the question, "Which podcasts should I be listening to? Not This American Life." It's the second most frequent post after "I lost all my numbers. Text me ur cell." If you are one of these curious people, or have a friend who is, then this i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    The Week in TV: The Muppets Now Control Everything

    Not much happened last week, what with everyone taking extra naps and blaming it on the turkey. Still, it wasn't a totally uneventful week in TV Land: • Having been dragged back into the mainstream spotlight by Jason Segel, the Muppets are now eyeing a return to TV, the medium that first brought ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Top Five Christmas Movies From Alternate Realities

    Photo illustrations by John Seaborn GrayChristmas in an alternate dimension has the potential to be significantly more badass.​If, as so many quantum physicists and dubious science-fiction shows suggest, there are infinite alternate dimensions, then of course that means there are infinite poss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Yo Gabba Gabba!'s Greatest Hits

    ​A year ago, in honor of Sesame Street's 40th birthday, Rocks Off brought you a list of the beloved television program's 10 Best Musical Appearances. But 41 years ago, Nickelodeon didn't exist. Now the network is known for its retro-cool vibe, thanks to bringing back shows from the golden age ... More >>

  • Film

    June 24, 2010

    The Joan Rivers Show

    The comedienne as more than just another vulgar broad in a makeup mask (though that too).

  • Film

    June 24, 2010

    Getting Old Isn't for Sissies

    Sure, she's a piece of work. But there's got to be more to Joan Rivers.

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Sarah Vowell Comes To Beaumont (Of All Places)

    ​Something about the idea of Sarah Vowell, that This American Life star, regular NPR contributor, droll historian, frequent Jon Stewart foil, voice of Violet of The Incredibles and all around Person Who White People Like coming to Beaumont was utterly irresistible.It seemed like the exact inverse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Pop Rocks: One Of Our Boners Is Missing

    ​Andrew Koenig, who played Mike Seaver's best friend "Boner" on Growing Pains, went missing last week in Vancouver. His sister, Danielle Koenig, said he was last seen Feb. 14 in Vancouver, where he was visiting friends, Zap2It reports. He was to have flown out Feb. 16 but didn't make the flight. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Quick Hits

    ​We're going to mix it up a bit on Pop Rocks today. Usually, I stick with one subject for the entire piece because I'd rather not depend too heavily on snarky line-item entries. But let's face it; sometimes there's just too much going on in the world of pop culture for me to focus on just one top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    NASA's Newest Mission, Surprisingly, Is An Homage To Mr. Show

    You've probably seen some version of this headline: "NASA to Bomb the Moon Friday."All we've got to say is, what took them so long? Mr. Show tackled this issue long ago.We doubt the event Friday will feature country singer C.S. Lewis, Jr.'s "Blew Moon" ("Look out moon, America's gonna get ya; Gonna ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2009

    Brian Posehn

    The six-six, bald, nerdy comic admits he’s gassy

  • Calendar

    May 8, 2008

    Tig Notaro

    Spanish translations keep this comedian tossing in her sleep

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2008

    Q&A: Chewing the Fat with Christian Finnegan

    Fans of Chappelle’s Show and Best Week Ever will recognize Christian Finnegan — if not by name, by face. The comedian played the “crazy” white roommate on the Chappelle’s Show parody skit “The Mad Real World,” and always has a clever quip about celebrities on Best Week Ever. Finnegan i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2007
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    September 17, 2007
  • Film

    November 23, 2006

    One Toke Wonder

    Tenacious D gets the band back together, and...and... and ?

  • Music

    October 19, 2006

    Dark Star Rising

    Jenny Lewis primps for her big push

  • Film

    September 28, 2006

    Men Behaving Badly

    Bad Santa meets Napoleon Dynamite in tepid man-child comedy

  • Home Entertainment

    June 8, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    February 16, 2006
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    January 26, 2006
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    January 19, 2006
  • Film

    December 22, 2005
  • Music

    December 22, 2005

    The Hanukkah Songs

    Wherein we find the coining of our new favorite word: Jewpergroup

  • Film

    December 8, 2005

    Jesus Saves

    Sarah Silverman speaks the unspeakable. And funny? Oh, hell, yes.

  • Film

    August 11, 2005

    Working Blue. And Brown.

    Inside the dirtiest joke ever told is a nugget of unadulterated joy

  • Film

    October 2, 2003

    Hot for Teacher

    Jack Black makes School of Rock rock

  • News

    October 24, 2002

    All About the Kids

    Things are going to get ugly on the Kid-Care front

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Bashing Bush

    The Chronicle's film critic doubles as a pinko commie naysayer

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