- Late Night Antics May 21
On Tuesday night's Late Show, David Letterman asked comedian Sarah Silverman about her apparent inclusion in school vocabulary materials:
Unsurprisingly, she isn't happy about being, quite literally, the textbook definition of "offensive." Silverman's comedy does aim to push buttons and boundaries, but as she notes, "Hitler, al Qaeda, Don Sterling" would have been more appropriate choices. --Peter Weber
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