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David Sedaris: Before Huntsville book signing, best-selling author on turning down TV gigs, why good reviews made him quit reading reviews, ...

David Sedaris: Before Huntsville book signing, best-selling author on turning down TV gigs, why good reviews made him quit reading reviews, more

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today.

An Interview with Jhumpa Lahiri about her latest novel, "The Lowland," which was chosen as a finalist for the National Book Award, and about the experience of writing in Italian

Unknown Territory: An Interview with Jhumpa Lahiri

"Best role models for - enlightening girls: Scout Finch, - Harriet M. Welsch" Harriet M. Welsch, Scout Finch, and How to Be a Good Bad American Girl : The New Yorker

David Sedaris on his father: 'He would eat in his underpants' | The Splendid Table.................I love to hear this guy speak.

David Sedaris on his father: 'He would eat in his underpants'

With more than 7 million copies of his books in print, humorist and satirist David Sedaris looks at the sides of life that most of us would not even notice. The author of Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls explains why his father would dine in underpants.

Michael Ondaatje

grew up on them. Words gave her clarity, brought reason, shape.” ― Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient

David Sedaris-Reflections: Old Faithful : The New Yorker

Old Faithful

David Sedaris-Reflections: Old Faithful : The New Yorker

@NiemanLab  With its existence Under Threat from @POTUS, the core concepts of American public broadcasting turn 50 this week  The Carnegie Commission on Educational Television's 1967 report established the framework for the modern system of public television and radio — and prompted the first political fights over its future.

The Carnegie Commission on Educational Television's 1967 report established the framework for the modern system of public television and radio — and prompted the first political fights over its future.

Caddyshack, starring Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, and Rodney Dangerfield (1980). Def in my top 10 funniest!

Caddyshack (1980)

Caddyshack, starring Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, and Rodney Dangerfield -- awesomely funny movie, especially for anyone who just doesn't belong.

John Lennon & Andy Warhol, NYC, 1972 | Bob Gruen

Andy Warhol John Lennon by Bob Gruen. I would have loved hearing their conversations.

Christopher Guest

Christopher Guest

Author David Sedaris writes about the suicide of his sister Tiffany, who attended Elan, in this The New Yorker article.

Now We Are Five

In this week's issue, David Sedaris writes about his youngest sister’s suicide and reflects on the time he spent with his family at the beach

Third World - Legendary Reggae Ambassadors from Jamaica (October 6, 2012 show)

Third World - Legendary Reggae Ambassadors from Jamaica (October 2012 show)

scruffy gene kelly

Gene Kelly looking ruggedly handsome.Kelly Was Known As "The Manly Dancer"---And, The Machismo Is Oozing In This Shot."Dancing In The Rain" With Gene.

517: Day At The Beach. It's January, and freezing outside. This week 5 stories from the sunny beach! Including David Sedaris telling us how losing a sister in 2013 prompted a family reunion, and an impulse buy of a lifetime — an oceanfront cottage big enough for all of them.

David Sedaris tells us how losing a sister prompted a family reunion, and an impulse buy of an oceanfront cottage big enough for all of them.

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