Relations between black and white would be greatly improved if we were more accepting of our fears and our feelings and more vocal about it.
I have a ton of Holocaust stuff, and some of it is really hard core.
I looked up and saw the shape of a heart made by the silhouette of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon kissing.
I really think everything is fair game.
But I think you can make fun of anything as long as it's funny enough.
I'm Jewish, but I'm totally not.
The first time I did stand-up was the summer I was 17.
I don't set out to offend or shock, but I also don't do anything to avoid it.
They've got great parents; I'm just trying to be the fun uncle.
Was that incredible? Britney Spears. Wow. She is amazing. She is 25-years-old and she's already accomplished everything she's going to accomplish in her life. It's mind blowing.
People are always introducing me as "Sarah Silverman, Jewish comedienne." I HATE that! I wish people would see me for who I really am- I'm white!
And then before going back for my sophomore year, I decided to change my major to arts and sciences, and my dad cut a deal with me: He said if I'd quit school he'd pay my rent for the next three years, as if I were in school.
It shows the truth - that the real meaning of a word is only as powerful or harmless as the emotion behind it.
(on the US-Iraq war of 2003:) "This is not the first time that Europe has been passive while a Jew-hating tyrant with a weird looking mustache killed the people by giving them gas. (Pause.) Obviously I'm talking about Chef Boyardee."
You know, I think whatever a comic talks about onstage is all they talk about offstage.