Friday 9 December 2016

Ian O'Doherty: Comedian or cynic? Why I've fallen out of love with Sarah Silverman . . .

Published 12/11/2010 | 05:00

A good comedian knows exactly where the line is. And then crosses it. When you come across a performer who is prepared to do a metaphorical long jump across that line and, crucially, still be funny, then you know you have found one to cherish.

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That's why I love Joan Rivers with a passion that is rather inappropriate when you consider she's in her 70s.

But, by God, does she hunt down sacred cows and slay them with abandon.

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