• Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman, and more raise money for comedian following severe spinal injury

    Comedian Jason Saenz suffered a tragic accident last week when he fell through an apartment building’s skylight, injuring his spine. Currently paralyzed from the waist down, Saenz required surgery and will need extensive rehabilitation moving forward. Comedians from across the country have pulled together to contribute to a GoFundMe on his behalf. The fundraiser is aptly named Saenz Spinez, and additionally provides updates on his recovery. Saenz, who had just

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    Sarah Silverman receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Sarah Silverman has gotten a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Emmy-winning comedian has become the 2,649th name to be added to the iconic Los Angeles walk since its founding in 1961. The comedian starred in the Sarah Silverman Show on Comedy Central from 2007 to 2010. In 2017, she premiered her new show I Love You, America on Hulu. The ceremony for the sidewalk star featured Silverman, her

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    Sarah Silverman says Louis C.K. masturbated in front of her

    Sarah Silverman has had a wild 24 hours after she made comments about Louis C.K. and his propensity to whip it out in front of female comedians. Silverman went on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM show Monday morning and made shared that C.K. used to consensually masturbate in front of her. The former Louie star admitted last November that the accusations of his sexual misconduct were true. While he confirmed the events

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    Sarah Silverman apologizes to New York club owner after #Ask4More video controversy

    Sarah Silverman caused controversy last week when she implied that comedy club owner Al Martin paid her less for a stand-up set because she was a female comic. She put out a public apology to Martin on Tuesday, acknowledging that her story was “HARDLY an example of the wage gap.” She went on to say she regrets that she “mentioned Al by name—it should have been a nameless, faceless anecdote

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    Sarah Silverman calls out comedy club owner Al Martin for gender pay discrimination, Martin responds (Video)

    Sarah Silverman called out comedy club owner Al Martin on gender pay discrimination and the Broadway Comedy Club owner is not happy about it. Silverman went public about the gender pay gap in this country during a viral Levo League video on Monday as a part of their #Ask4More campaign. The 44-year-old comedian shared a story about how she herself has experienced wage inequality as a female stand-up comic. In

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    Sarah Silverman rape prevention tips backlash on Twitter is absurd

    Another day, another troll-explosion on Twitter. This one, in particular, was aimed at a very public and well-known female figure with the audacity to make jokes or have an opinion. Next thing you know, they’ll be wanting the damn vote. But this time, those who have their panties in a bunch (if you’ll pardon the expression) are those who usually find themselves on the giving, not receiving end of jokes

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    Night of Too Many Stars: Paul Rudd’s Wang, Shoplifting with John Oliver, And So Much More

    In honor of Comedy Central’s every-two-year tradition, the Night of Too Many Stars extravaganza, the cable juggernaut decided to pull out all the stops this time around and give fans what they’ve really been itching for: that is, a boozy shoplifting spree with John Oliver, and one lucky audience member’s glimpse of Paul Rudd’s, um, own member. (Almost sounds like one star too many…?) Hosted by our favorite soon-to-be-ex-fake newsman,

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    Laughspin’s 10 Best Comedy Releases of 2014

    With 2015 breathing down our necks it’s time to count down the best comedy releases of 2014. It’s something Laughspin has been doing since 2008 and we’re not about to stop—especially since commercially available comedy output has increased exponentially since then. It used to be there were comedy albums and comedy DVDs. Now there’s audio downloads, DRM-free comedy specials, VOD, specials available only on streaming sites and more. It’s made

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    Watch Sarah Silverman teach 8-year-olds about comedy

    Sarah Silverman can teach the world a lot about comedy. But can she teach the world’s children about comedy? After watching the latest episode of Kevin Nealon’s AOL Web show Laugh Lessons, we here at Laughspin submit the following answer: Yes! In the episode, we find Silverman getting up close with a handful of 8-to-9-year-olds in the classroom. Together they explore whether poop or pee is funnier, what a “courtesy”

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    Bill Hader returns to Saturday Night Live tomorrow: Watch Hader with Kenan Thompson, Cecily Strong, Hozier

    When Sarah Silverman and Chris Pratt were announced to host, it seemed Saturday Night Live had pulled out all the stops for their historic 40th season. Then it was announced that former cast member (and one of my personal favorites) Bill Hader would host in October and their was a collective “F yeah!” heard in the tri-state area. The SNL alumnus is fresh off his first dramatic role in The

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    Saturday Night Live: Sarah Silverman as Joan Rivers, ISIS, Ebola, Vitamix and more (Videos)

    To say this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live was better than last week’s season opener would be a sever understatement. Last night veteran comedian Sarah Silverman led SNL to a consistently entertaining, funny and smart show. Let’s hope the show can maintain the rest of the season. The cold open for SNL’s second episode of its historic 40th season was decidedly more political — and decidedly better executed —

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    Sarah Silverman claims she (not Tina Fey) played Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live (Video)

    After leaving the Saturday Night Live writers room 20 years ago, Sarah Silverman returns this week to host the iconic sketch show with musical guest Maroon 5. Silverman is joined by SNL veteran Taran Killam in this week’s NBC promos for the show, wherein Silverman reveals a new character, claims she’s the one that played Sarah Palin (not Tina Fey) and wrote the classic sketch The Ambiguously Gay Duo and more!

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    Sarah Silverman makes Saturday Night Live return after 20 years!

    As the fall approaches, so does the 40th season of NBC’s Saturday Night Live. The long-running sketch comedy show announced Sarah Silverman and Chris Pratt as its first couple of guest hosts. Pratt, star of the mega-blockbuster movie Guardians of the Galaxy, will host the season opener on Sept. 27. Ariana Grande will serve as SNL’s first musical guest of the season. He delivered a whole slew of hilarious quips

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    Sarah Silverman, Jimmy Kimmel insult each other to honor Joan Rivers: ‘This is the way Joan would’ve wanted it’ (Video)

    Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, guest Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel traded barbs in honor of Joan Rivers, who died earlier in the day at age 81. “This is the way Joan would’ve wanted it,” Kimmel said. After admitting to Kimmel she would tune in to Fashion Police every Friday to hear Joan’s jokes Silverman announced, “If she was here, she’d probably want me to say, like, ‘Nice tie.

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    Emmys red carpet: Sarah Silverman shows Giuliana Rancic her pot on live television (Video)

    E! News correspondent Giuliana Rancic thought she’d be hilariously cheeky and see what was in Sarah Silverman’s clutch as the comedian walked the red carpet at tonight’s Primetime Emmy Awards. Turns out Silverman was traveling with drugs, you guys! Marijuana! Pot! Check out the Vine below from the New York Time’s David Itzkoff, where we see Silverman explaining, “This is, uh, my pot. My liquid pot.” We love you, Sarah

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