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Chris Pratt to host Season 40 premiere of 'Saturday Night Live'

Chris Pratt to host Season 40 premiere of 'Saturday Night Live'

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 (UPI) --Chris Pratt is to serve as guest host for the 40th season premiere of the sketch comedy series "Saturday Night Live" Sept. 27, NBC announced Wednesday.
Karen Butler
Sarah Silverman shares empowering message for Joan Rivers: 'You're being ridiculous'

Sarah Silverman shares empowering message for Joan Rivers: 'You're being ridiculous'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) --Sarah Silverman payed respects to ailing "Fashion Police" host Joan Rivers the only way she knows how -- with a joke.
Veronica Linares
Sarah Silverman brings liquid pot to the Emmy Awards

Sarah Silverman brings liquid pot to the Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) --Sarah Silverman unveiled her vaporizing pen while letting Giuliana Rancic rummage though her clutch at the 66th Annual Emmy Awards Monday night.
Veronica Linares
Emmy loser Ricky Gervais gives acceptance speech any way

Emmy loser Ricky Gervais gives acceptance speech any way

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) --British comedian Ricky Gervais briefly hijacked Monday's Emmy Awards show to grouse about losing the Best Actor in a Comedy trophy to Jim Parsons.
Karen Butler
Seth MacFarlane: 'I'm like the poor man's Paul Rudd'

Seth MacFarlane: 'I'm like the poor man's Paul Rudd'

NEW YORK, May 27 (UPI) --Seth MacFarlane recently referred to himself as "the poor man's Paul Rudd" in an interview about his new film, "A Million Ways to Die in the West."
Annie Martin
Chipotle to feature the stories from famous writers on its drinking cups

Chipotle to feature the stories from famous writers on its drinking cups

DENVER, May 15 (UPI) --Chipotle's cups and bags will feature illustrations and stories from famous writers such as Malcolm Galdwell, Jonathan Safran Foer and George Suanders.
Ananth Baliga
Sarah Silverman to join 'Masters of Sex' cast

Sarah Silverman to join 'Masters of Sex' cast

LOS ANGELES, April 29 (UPI) -- Sarah Silverman has secured a recurring role on the upcoming second season of "Masters of Sex."
Annie Martin
Simon Cowell 'regrets' affair with Lauren Silverman

Simon Cowell 'regrets' affair with Lauren Silverman

LONDON, April 8 (UPI) -- Simon Cowell is not happy with the way he began his relationship with Sarah Silverman -- by having an affair with her while she was married.
Veronica Linares
Sarah Silverman and Michael Sheen are dating, report says

Sarah Silverman and Michael Sheen are dating, report says

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian and actress Sarah Silverman is dating Welsh actor Michael Sheen, UsMagazine.com reported Wednesday.
Sarah Silverman dating Michael Sheen

Sarah Silverman dating Michael Sheen

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Sarah Silverman has a new boyfriend.
Veronica Linares
Matt Damon reads mean tweets about himself as Jimmy Kimmel 'feud' continues

Matt Damon reads mean tweets about himself as Jimmy Kimmel 'feud' continues

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The best beef in the business continues when Matt Damon visits "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday night.
Kate Stanton
Sarah Silverman calls Mike Huckabee’s remarks ‘gross’

Sarah Silverman calls Mike Huckabee’s remarks ‘gross’

Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Comedian Sarah Silverman stopped by MSNBC Thursday to share her thoughts on Mike Huckabee's comments regarding women's health.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013.
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Sarah Silverman slammed by critic over upcoming 'We Are Miracles' special

Sarah Silverman slammed by critic over upcoming 'We Are Miracles' special

Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Sarah Silverman's upcoming HBO special We Are Miracles is set to make its debut on Nov. 23, and according to one Variety writer this isn't the comedienne's best work.
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Sarah Silverman brings box of 'Jimmy's Stuff' on ex-boyfriend's show

Sarah Silverman brings box of 'Jimmy's Stuff' on ex-boyfriend's show

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Sarah Silverman appeared on her ex-boyfriend Jimmy Kimmel's TV show with a box labeled "Jimmy's Stuff" -- including socks and a toothbrush.
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Actress Sarah Silverman attends the premiere of the film "I Love You Man" in Los Angeles on March 17, 2009. (UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten)
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Sarah Kate Silverman (born December 1, 1970) is an American comedian, writer, actress, singer and musician. Although usually credited as Sarah Silverman, she is sometimes credited by her nickname, Big S. Her satirical comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics such as racism, sexism, and religion.

Silverman first gained notice as a writer and occasional performer on Saturday Night Live. She starred in and produced The Sarah Silverman Program, which ran from 2007 to 2010, on Comedy Central. She often performs her act mocking bigotry and stereotypes of ethnic groups and religious denominations by having her comic character endorse them in an ironic fashion.

Sarah Silverman, the youngest of four daughters, was born in Bedford, New Hampshire. Her mother, Beth Ann Halpin, was George McGovern's personal campaign photographer and founded the theater company New Thalian Players. Her father, Donald Silverman, was a social worker by training who ran the discount clothing store Crazy Sophie's Outlet.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Sarah Silverman."
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