She does better at stand-up comedy than she did at her Comedy Central show The Sarah Silverman Program, which was just juvenile humor. This book does. From the outrageously filthy and oddly innocent comedienne Sarah Silverman comes a memoir—her first book—that is at once shockingly personal, surprisingly . In a new memoir, Sarah Silverman talks about her childhood, “The Bedwetter” is a mostly cohesive narrative of how a rebellious comic.

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And in this aspect the book certainly delivered. Get this audiobook plus a second, free. At least not percent. May 26, Matthew rated it liked it. Sleepovers and school trips became psychological torture for a girl who already felt a misfit, as a Jew in a town of New Hampshire Protestants.

Sarah Silverman: My nightly terror

I laughed all the way through. I was blissfully helping myself to pizza and cake when Heather asked me where my sleeping bag was. She also has an unprecedented “Midword” and an afterward penned by God, who rifs on the awesomeness of his invention Cancer.

It has a dab of confessional, when she reveals bedwetting that lasted well into her teen years and a prescription that allowed for more than a dozen Xanax per day.

When we got there, we lifted our gigantic packs on to our backs and up the mountain we hiked, led by me. Apr 04, Jeff rated it did not like it Shelves: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I couldn’t help wishing that she had been daring enough to shock us with a little more emotional honesty.

It’s a bizarre way to be ignored. Sixteen Xanax per day total. She has done well eventually weathering these PR storms, but she contradicts her own sensitivities by minimizing the sensitivities of others. It was cool to learn some background on Sarah Silverman, the comedian family encouragement of her humor, palling around with comics, that sort of thingbut this book really shines as an ode to the art of the showbiz memoir.


That’s her ironic, “here’s what terrible people say” thing.

For sure MacKenzie Phillips. She is surprisingly articulate with an impressively wise perspective. Some sections are more conventionally told memoir type stuff, and there are shorter sections which are more like silvermah.

It is deeply revealing and funny, self-deprecating bedewtter lighthearted. I rarely read celebrity biographies, but found Sarah Silverman’s The Bedwetter irresistible.

The anxiety of being in Heather’s stuff was stress-gravy on an already terror-filled plate. Paris hasn’t been in the spotlight much these days; what do you for see her doing in the future? This memoir is not set in chronological order, but rather by topic. There’s some courage, not terribly much redemption, and hella lots of pee. It’s the main reason for the four star rating. Unfortunately, the second half turned into what felt like more of bedwerter promotion for The Sarah Saray Program TSSP for short and contemplative reflection on her time on Saturday Night Livewhere she told us on more than one occasion how none of her stories were picked up during her one year stint on the show and gave us a bit of insight into how the writing process actually worked.

Sarah Silverman’s lightning-rod comedy — irreverent, snarky, grotesque, un-PC and offensive to those who lack an ironic sense — invariably causes her to have to sometimes justify, explain and defend herself to humorless people, who bedwette won’t get it anyway.

If you’re a Silverman fanatic, then for sure, buy this book. There are so many critics and people are happy to bash you about the smallest of offensive jokes. I was a late bloomer all around. I’m not a Sarah Silverman fan–not a hater either, just someone who is ambivalent.


I pretend it didn’t happen.

The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee

Also, the books I read this year by comedians I adore were something of a let-down. Being who she is a Jewish woman from a secular home, a former bedwetter and at times social outcast who used humor to cope, a stand-up comic, appreciative, loyal and sometimes awkward friend, a writer, sister of a rabbi, politically progressive, at times suffering from depressionbedwettrr comedy is angled in a very specific way.

How her dad coached her to shock and awe people with her adolescent potty mouth, and that time when she was five and bombed in front of her family with a joke about her dead brother. Free with Audible trial. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from sxrah restaurants.

I found out when the next open mike was and signed up. I had one reliable means of escaping these situations.

The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee by Sarah Silverman

I nearly pissed my pants while reading the foreword written in bedwetrer fashion by the author herselfand had that been the entire story, it would have rivaled any humor tale I’d ever picked up. Not to mention becoming beautiful, apparently well-adjusted She’s funny; I liked her.

Yeah, we get it.