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Sarah Silverman will challenge your assumptions | Inflection Point

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Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman is a comedian, writer and TV star who has shocked many an audience with her outrageous humor. 

Now she stars in the new dramatic film "I Smile Back," in which she plays a tragically troubled housewife. She tells us about the deal her dad made with her to leave NYU and pursue her career--and the gender assumptions she ran into in 1993 when she started at Saturday Night Live.

 

Don't miss Lauren's interview with "Twilight" director Catherine Hardwicke!

Lauren Schiller is the host and creator ofInflection Point, a podcast and nationally syndicated public radio show about how women rise up. Launched in 2015, and produced in partnership with KALW and PRX, Inflection Point was one of the first radio shows and podcasts in the country to exclusively feature conversations with women about how they build power and lead change. In 2008, Lauren co-created and co-hosted “The Lady Brain Show”, one of the first ever female-led podcasts. Lauren is an award-winning producer, was the Executive Producer of Audio for Salon Media, where she is a regular contributor, and has been a guest host for “The Conversation” on BBC World Service. Lauren is also a speaker and moderator at live events including INFORUM, The Commonwealth Club, Bay Area Book Festival, JCCSF, and Cal Performances