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Sarah Silverman Covers 'Paper' May 2010

Sarah Silverman Covers 'Paper' May 2010

Sarah Silverman poses with a bird on the cover of Paper magazine’s May 2010 issue, on newsstands next week.

Here’s what the 39-year-old comedian had to share:

On writing her new memoir The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee: “In the beginning I wrote with such a furrowed brow, the way I thought writers should write. I had to throw a lot of that away… Writing is so lonely….You learn to give yourself rewards every time you make any kind of stride. Like, ‘Oh, I deserve a nap.’”

On Silverlake hipsters: “This neighborhood is too cool for me. I live in an old-people neighborhood. My building, my neighbors — all old people. I pass [hipsters] on the tennis court with my dog and heckle them.”

On meeting her boyfriend, Alec Sulkin: “I had dinner with some friends, washed my face, brushed my teeth, got into bed with my laptop, and saw that he had written me. So I just wrote, ‘Do you want to come over and feel my forehead until I fall asleep?’ and he emailed back and said, ‘Yes.’ So I gave him my address and then thought, ‘Oh my God, he’s coming to murder me,’ and I was thinking of that scene in Election when Matthew Broderick is about to have a sexual encounter and he goes home and washes his balls really fast.” He arrived half an hour later, knocked on the door, extended his hand and said, “Hi, I’m Alec.”

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  • http://www Ben

    “Oh my God, he’s coming to murder me” LMFAO!

  • cvb

    I’ve watched ones her show. Damn she so not funny. Next.

  • boba

    She is not funny just stupid ewwwwwwwwww

  • boba

    She is not funny just stupid ewwwwwwwwww

  • Goldfinch

    Bird is cute
    She is NOT

  • whatever

    I agree, she pretty much sux

  • http://www.doctorsdatingsite.com/ Melissa

    She is pretty

  • http://Fashionphilos.blogspot.com Amber

    Agree with the general consensus. I find her very unfunny.

  • Tata

    Love her! she’s doing her own thing no matter what other ppl think of it

  • Mike

    Paper is an amazing magazine. Completely and totally hipster – I recently attended a launch party where many Paper readers were present that taught me a lot. For a westside boy, I rarely make it over to Echo Park. However, I built up the courage and made it there to experience a night truly unlike many others I’ve had in recent weeks. http://thesmogger.com/2010/04/28/my-night-as-a-hipster/

  • ugh…

    My 13 year old brother is funnier.

  • http://jnagla.times.lv Jangla

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