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Sarah Silverman: A Speck of Dust (2017)

In her first comedy special post-health scare, Sarah Silverman shares a mix of fun facts, sad truths and yeah-she-just-went-there moments.

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Liam Lynch

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Sarah Silverman
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In her first comedy special post-health scare, Sarah Silverman shares a mix of fun facts, sad truths and yeah-she-just-went-there moments.

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1 December 2018 | by popculturethoughtsSee all my reviews

Watching Sarah Silverman's new Netflix special is a bit of a chicken-or-the-egg situation: So much of Silverman's delivery and facial expressions recall Amy Schumer that I couldn't help wonder is Schumer's soaring popularity has influenced Silverman, or if it's the other way around (given Silverman's veteran status as a comedic performer). Either way, this recalls the best of Schumer's work: Acerbic, charming, willing to push the boundaries of good taste but always in service of a solid joke and not simply to shock. Silverman's perspectives on many topics - from women's health to relationships to her own personal health - always seems entirely authentic, while just about every joke is a hit. I was expecting to enjoy this and it was even better than I thought.


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