Oh my god, I've torpedoed this! I get so political, and I get so charged and not funny! That's why I don't talk politics in my act because I think I would lose sight of comedy. Don't worry! It'll be dick jokes and vagina jokes! I'll keep it simple, just stuff that I can laugh at and isn't terrifying. I'm so sorry I keep bringing up [politics].
It's okay! But your fans might not want to come to your show after this. They'll be worried it'll just be a political speech.
I went a dark way in this conversation. Come to the show! It's going to be a blast! Bring everybody!
Now I'm all charged up politically. I'm going to go write some letters to my congressman.
I mobilized you!
Oh, I didn't even ask you about your movies. You have movies coming out this year. Any comment on those?
“Take This Waltz” comes out on the 29th [of June]. It's like this really beautiful, interesting indie movie. I'm a fan of Sarah Polley, [who] wrote and directed it. She's amazing. And of course Michelle Williams and – Seth Rogen is amazing in it! And I'm naked in the shower, and it's extremely, oddly, not as exciting as you think. And then Thanksgiving, the [animated] movie, “Wreck-It Ralph”, is out. It's so good! It kills me! It's a movie that will just rip your heart out and rebuild it and stick it back in. It's brutal, but kids love it. They love feeling heartbreak, I guess. And it's hilarious.
Just for Laughs Chicago – “Sarah’s Pro-Choice” with Sarah Silverman, Reggie Watts, Natasha Leggero, Marc Maron and Kyle Dunnigan
Where: Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St.
When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Tickets: $48.50, justforlaughschicago.com