Monday, November 14, 2005

A Silverman description

Slate has a lil-bit-overboard batch of articles on Sarah Silverman and her new movie. The author of this piece notes the assorted ways she's been described (coltish, rail-thin yet full-bosomed, like a vervet monkey) I think they missed the best -- and most bizarre -- one I've found. Here's the first sentence from a story in the Chicago Sun-Times:

Comedian Sarah Silverman is 34 and abnormally hirsute.

Talk about a gratuitous detail that goes nowhere. Interestingly, the writer was able to discover this fact through the power of telephony, as he notes that she was: "Speaking by phone shortly before the New York premiere of her filmic tour de farce..."

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