Comedy Central

  • Newsflash: Sarah Silverman is still Jewish (the cross notwithstanding)

    Sarah Silverman revealed in a recent appearance on W. Kamau Bell’s show, “Totally Biased,” that she was hurt by the jokes made about her age at James Franco’s Comedy Central roast. This was somewhat surprising — not because the jokes weren’t offensive, but because it isn’t like Silverman hasn’t dished it out herself once or… More ▸

  • More Jewish highlights from James Franco’s roast

    After the “best joke” lists were leaked by a few of those who attended the taping of Comedy Central’s James Franco roast last Sunday night, we have to admit, we almost didn’t want to watch the thing. Then we remembered “Princesses: Long Island” is off the air, leaving Sunday night wide open. So we tuned… More ▸

  • Seth Rogen to lead James Franco roast

    The prospect of Comedy Central’s upcoming James Franco roast got funnier on Friday when the network announced that Seth Rogen has been named Roast Master. The two Jewish actors go way back, having co-starred a little over a decade ago on the TV series “Freaks and Geeks,” and more recently in the films “Pineapple Express”… More ▸

  • Comedy Central to roast James Franco

    Say what you want about James Franco, but at least you can’t accuse the guy of not being able to laugh at himself. Last night the Jewish uber-overachiever announced via an Instagram video that he will be the subject of an upcoming Comedy Central roast. “Hey, yo. What’s up? I’m gonna get roasted on Comedy… More ▸

  • Charlie Sheen gets roasted

    Last night, The Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen aired and we were finally privy to all of the far too easy jokes lobbed at the former star of Two and a Half Men. (I no longer have any respect for a person who makes a “winning” joke.) Yet some still were still original and… More ▸