Articles tagged david sedaris

‘Do I Sound Gay?’ Raises More Questions Than It Answers

While his topic lends itself to a personal frame, filmmaker David Thorpe remains such a tentative presence in his own story that the result is both navel-gazing and non-revealing.

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10 May 2009 // 9:00 PM

David Sedaris

David Sedaris' real strength lies in what This American Life's Ira Glass, speaking on this same stage about a month ago, called Sedaris’ ability to bring all of this sly humor home with emotional impact.

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When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris

Story after story is what you want and expect, jovially straddling the line between the devils of the formulaic and the angels of dependable consistency.

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24 Oct 2007 // 1:36 AM

It has been 15 years since humorist David Sedaris stepped—with pointy, elfin shoes—into the national spotlight with “Santaland Diaries,” his public radio account of

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10 Aug 2004 // 12:00 AM

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris

Hints of a bigger purpose that sprout up in some of the newer pieces, perhaps the vague outline of a history he is recording, albeit filtered through a funhouse mirror.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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