Sarah Silverman talks with Andrew Marantz
The New Yorker Festival
About Sarah Silverman
Sarah Silverman is a two-time Emmy-winning comedian, actress, writer, and producer. She most recently served as creator, executive producer, and host of the Emmy-nominated Hulu talk series “I Love You, America.” Her latest standup-comedy special, “A Speck of Dust,” garnered two Emmy nominations and a Grammy nomination. Her additional television and film work includes “Masters of Sex,” “Bob’s Burgers,” “Battle of the Sexes,” “I Smile Back,” and the Wreck-It Ralph movies. Her best-selling memoir, “The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee,” is currently being adapted into a musical, which is set to début in 2020.
Andrew Marantz, a staff writer, has contributed to The New Yorker since 2011. He has written extensively for the magazine about technology, social media, the alt-right, and the press, as well as about comedy and pop culture. His first book, “Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation,” will be released in October.