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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The narrative is broken into short one- and two-page biographical anecdotes, and even though there’s an overall chronological arc the bits seem to randomly jump back and forth in time.

And of course it never veers far from the realm of “painfully silly” or “hilariously cringe-worthy”. Want to Read saving….

It’s a bizarre way to be ignored. I laughed so hard reading this on the plane that people started to stare.

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

A lot more of it. Laura Silverman Susan Silverman. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Who is she like? It is a silly three question multiple answer quiz asking, in various forms, what limits can be pushed before you are sarwh. Yes, I knew what I was getting into, but I wouldn’t want you to be in a position where you’re going to be totally upset every few minutes if your sense of humor or sensibilities is are more delicate.

Quotes from The Bedwetter: Silverman is a terrific comedian. I hung up, turned to Heather, and harnessed the momentum of my plummeting heart to sling it upward into a joyous, “She said yes!!

Surely there must be a way to stop a small amount of liquid from moving a short distance during a certain time of day. So I won’t either. Also, the books I read this year by comedians I adore were something of a let-down. Again, if Sarah were my pal, I’m sure we’d have a field day with bedwettrr topics.


The only lag in The Bedwetter are Sarah’s thorough and somewhat boring descriptions of setting up and running her television series, The Sarah Silverman Program, which at this time is still ongoing. This is a performance.

It’s so uncomfortable, that feeling of like when you wake up and you’re so warm but you know when you wake up and move just the tiniest centimeter to the right or left it’s going to be cold rushing air.

The thing about depression is that, if you’re not the one who’s suffering from it, there’s very little you can do to be proactive. Do you fear or embrace the fact that the number of Americans prescribed Xanax and Zoloft are increasing bddwetter by day? The book is pretty self-referential, including email back-and-forths with her editor concerning islverman title and deconstructing solverman is funnier: Order by newest oldest recommendations.

He was the one parent who didn’t try to fix me. Though she can turn most things into a joke, she does also share some of her vulnerable and insecure side. For those unfamiliar with Silverman where have you been? And in this aspect the book certainly delivered. It’s a very tangible, physical problem. Maybe there’s a touch of Lucille Ball and a bit of Key and Peele. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. An admitted bedwetter until well into her teens, Silverman credits the humiliation that si,verman experienced because of this to her success at stand up comedy.

Just the admission to bedwetting, as a constant flaw in her heroic comedian’s armor, is an endearing bedwettee.


Hey Sarah Silverman, this ethnically Jewish neurotic dick-joke-lover thinks you’re pretty cool. If you’re bedwefter Silverman fanatic, then for sure, buy this book. It’s the main reason for the four star rating.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I read it literally in one long sitting. Silverman herself is silveran first to acknowledge this with characteristic frankness in her self-penned “guest” foreword: Sadly, neither hasn’t happened.

I was blown away. May 07, Jae rated it liked it. She becomes a revered novelist but eventually kills herself by jumping out of a window. The bad news for guys sjlverman Aoki is that, not only are the progressive messages out there today more refined and sense-of-irony dependent, but racist message are more oblique, too.

Maybe that daily shame had silvermqn away at my psyche She just seems like the cool older sister I should have had, given we share a last name and all or maiden name in my case. I learned two things reading this book. Comedy is definitely a hard field in which to have a career. It fed this tyrant in me that just wanted more more more, push push push.

Sarah Silverman: My nightly terror

Who knows, maybe he was right? Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. April 20, Language: She even includes alleged correspondences bedetter the publisher debating whether the book should have Pee or Peepee in the subtitle. Silverman does this not only with situations that made it to the news but also down through the line to middle school bullies.