“Sarah Silverman: A Speck of Dust” Netflix Silverman devotes a sizable portion of her latest special for Netflix to her own real-life brush with death due to an abscessed windpipe.It may have, in part, contributed to the pensive tone of “A Speck of Dust.” The shocking material on which she made her name is still present – bodily functions and fluids are name-checked throughout.The 48-year-old actress, who famously voices Hank's son Bobby on King Of The Hill, is also a consulting producer on Louis and has co-written five episodes with CK, for which she was nominated for an Emmy.-- wound up taking the comedian more than a year to produce, delayed even further by a launch week marred by technical glitches. Think of it as a 99-cent vacation, allowing overworked parents to indulge in some me-time as Silverman occupies their kids with a round of peek-a-boo or a suspiciously quotidian fairy tale, like the one that begins, “Once upon a time there was a princess, and all she wanted was some coconut water in a glass bottle from Whole Foods.” Spoiler alert: It’s a happy ending. I know technically it was statutory rape, but was it consensual? I guess that’s not the quote I need to be giving." She pauses, then puts on her best Todd Akin voice: "It wasn’t late last month, ditching her tomboy uniform for something she calls “the sexy secretary look” -- her hair worn up in a messy bun, a sheer tangerine top offering viewers a peek-a-boo of a very different nature.
“I have a ton of material for toddlers,” Silverman tells -- in which Silverman voices sweet-toothed video game character Vanellope von Schweetz -- wasn’t intentional but rather a “kind of kismet,” Silverman says, before acknowledging that “both are odd things for me.” And why shouldn't Silverman enter the fray, when even the most hallowed of children's entertainment properties -- -- isn't immune from controversy? VIDEO: Sarah Silverman Takes on Voter Fraud Measures in Potty-Mouthed PSA The show’s host, Jay Leno, made mention of Silverman’s pro-Barack Obama political videos, the most recent of which -- a dirty-minded PSA on voter fraud tactics released six weeks before the presidential election -- went viral, racking up 2.6 million views in a matter of days.p .main-container #login input[type=text], .main-container #login input[type=password] .main-container #login input[type=text] .main-container #login input[type=password] .main-container #login div .main-container .remember-forgot .main-container .main-container .main-container #login div label .main-container button .main-container #social .main-container #social span .main-container #social span.facebook .main-container #social span.google .main-container #social span.twitter .main-container #social span.yahoo .main-container .main-container .Wearing almost matching outfits boots, jeans, shades and almost identical overcoats, Pamela kept her hands warm by stuffing them in her pockets throughout, while the 47-year-old occasionally slipped his arm inside hers as they strolled side by side. I quit watching with about fifteen minutes left, but I saw enough to be assured that it wasn't going to get any more funny.Two out of ten if for nothing more than a star's worth of encouragement for funny Amy to come back.