Just because it’s funny

November 18, 2008

There’s absolutely no reason to post this on the Mana‘o Ulu Wale blog, other than I think it’s funny. Laugh out loud funny.

I’ve always been a big fan of David Sedaris. From the first time I heard Santaland Diaries, I was hooked. His writing often combines humor and a pathos with which we all can relate.

This linked story is a little long (about 24 minutes), but nonetheless worth the listen. This clip is from the NPR show This American Life.


And, because more is more. Here are a few more David Sedaris clips.

The next video is from a reading he did in Brazil. So, in case your Portuguese isn’t muito bom you can fast forward past Mr. Sedaris’ introdução (about 50 seconds in).

And, because I’m still going through election news withdrawal, here’s a piece on the undecided masses.

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  1. His sister Amy is funny too

  2. Another funny This American Life commentator is Sarah Vowell – Check out http://tinyurl.com/3f7l4j

  3. Aloha Kehau,
    I’m a fan of Sarah Vowell too. FYI, here’s a link to her New York Times Op-Ed pieces.

  4. You’re right. Never heard of David Sedaris before. I’m going to go find more stuff he’s done.

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