There is something horribly annoying about Sarah Silverman, something that at times makes my skin crawl with a combination of disgust and sheer horror at the disrespect she has both for the subjects of her jokes and to the general intelligence of her audience.
It is a feeling that I get every time I see her talk, every time I download her YouTube videos, read her material, buy her DVD's , watch her TV show or listen to her in interviews. And I do all of those things. Of course I do. Because she is hilarious!
I was raped by a doctor. Which is, you know,
so bittersweet for a Jewish girl.
Taking the role of an idiot is sometimes very helpful to your career. Just look at w. bush. Sarah Silverman took the role she was born into, the Jewish American princess , took it to the edge of good taste, continued a couple of miles more ignoring the warning signs along the road, and while people were too distracted by her disturbed yet charming smile, she was telling nasty jokes about martin Luther king while waxing her asshole so she can be the first Jewish porn star. What's not to love?
Porn stars should be role-models for little girls. If only for the fact that they wax their assholes.
If I did it would be purely, you know, for political reasons. Because I do not think there are enough Jewish women represented in porn.
Fuck my tokus! I'm a bad Jew. I'm a dirty Jew. Fucking dirty Jew. Fuck my fucking tokus.
Silverman, as the name and the mean disposition implies, is very Jewish, and she doesn’t hesitate to laugh about it. To use it as a social hatchet to make a differ…what am I saying?!….she is not a social commentator or anything even close to it. She is no bill hicks and definitely no George carlin. Sara Silverman uses her Jewish roots for one thing and one thing only. To get a cheap laugh. So? With the economy what it is, a cheap laugh is a very good deal.
I love you more than Ricky loves Lucy
I love you more than dykes love pussy
I love you more than bears love honey
I love you more than Jews love money
Now, obviously Silverman is not the first jewish comedian. Not even the first jewish female comedian, and she tread in places where much finnier people walked before. Jewish humor is not an easy field to compete in, it is a force of nature that have been the savior of jews worldwide and all through history, but Silverman manages to create a new contemporary twist on Judaism and religions in general.
And she does it like only she knows how.
The horrible, tasteless, crooked, insulting, Sara Silverman way.
that I personally am all for .
Different religions, you know. I mean... I guess if you're having a baby, You got to figure out like how you wanna raise your baby.
Or whatever, you know. Which wouldn't even still not be an issue for us because we'd be honest, you know.
And just say, Mommy is one of the chosen people and daddy believes that Jesus is magic. You know Jesus is magic because he turn water to wine and he... I think he made the Statue of Liberty disappear.
Silverman likes looking stupid. It is empowering and lets you say things smart people shouldn't , at least not out loud. But she is far from being stupid. There IS a method to her madness as old will would say, and she did get 2.5$ million advance for her autobiography last year, so I guess she does have Jewish roots after all.