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When I think humor, I think of David Sedaris. I adore his work, and I can't be the only one.<br><br><br><br>
Is anybody else a fan of the man behind <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Naked</span>, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Me Talk Pretty One Day</span>, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Barrel Fever</span>, and <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Holidays on Ice</span>?<br><br><br><br>
If you've never heard of David Sedaris and are interested, <a href="http://www.esquire.com/humor/sedaris/" target="_blank">this</a> will take you to a bunch of his articles. I highly recommend "You Can't Kill the Rooster."
 

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entresol, you're right. "You Can't Kill the Rooster" is one of the funniest things I have ever read! My gf tortures me with it. For a couple of years now, I have been trying not to swear. (I used to have quite the potty-mouth, and it started to seem like I couldn't express myself without profanity.) So, she will ask me, in a public place, "Can you kill the Rooster" Of course, I have to answer, "Some MFs think they can kill the MF Rooster, etc..."<br><br><br><br>
I also love the book "Me Talk Pretty One Day." It made me laugh out loud.
 

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David Sedaris is a graduate of the art college I work for, and he was a guest speaker at one of the graduation ceremonies a few years back. He had me laughing hysterically! I haven't read any of his books, but I certainly intend to! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/grin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":D">
 

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Yeah. Smart humor = good. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/grin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":D">
 

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I adore him and his sister Amy, too. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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I particularly like "The Man Who Mistook His Hat for a Meal" (is that the right title?), and I have yet to be disappointed by his writing. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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Ah yes, Amy! She's awesome. I'm envious of the whole damn family, really. What a childhood.<br><br><br><br>
Mskedi, yep, that's the right title. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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fellow fan. I recommend that instead of or in addition to reading the books, listen to them on tape. They are much funnier when he is actually telling the story, partly bc of his weird voice.<br><br><br><br>
His Billie Holiday singing the oscar mayer weiner song is priceless and can only be appreciated in audio.
 

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Thalia, I have <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Naked</span> on CD, and it's fabulous. The first time I heard his voice, I was really surprised. I thought it would be lower, and instead it was . . . screechy. It suits him and his writing perfectly. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/grin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":D">
 
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