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Hilarious New LGBTQ Web Series Tackles Love, Sex, Spirituality, Diversity and More

Greg Archer | Posted 04.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Greg Archer

What can possibly go wrong when a spiritual junkie gets a "sign" to work with an atheist? That has been a question I asked myself for years, but sudde...

Losing Everything

Allison K Hill | Posted 03.09.2016 | Books
Allison K Hill

Someone I love lost everything a few months ago. A middle of the night house fire. A narrow escape. A home in ashes. My brother is making an invent...

Podcast Review: How To Be Amazing With David Sedaris

Marc Hershon | Posted 12.28.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

No stranger to co-hosting a podcast, Michael Ian Black (Mike And Tom Eat Snacks, Topics) handles the hosting duties solo on How To Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black. In the case of his latest two-parter, his guest is David Sedaris, an author who is used to talking.

What Exactly Is 'Gay Voice'?

Richard William Allen | Posted 07.27.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard William Allen

Throughout my adult life, I've found myself thinking, If only I sounded straighter, the world would be my oyster. Or, less ambitiously, I would be knee-deep in men wanting to have sex with me, if only I didn't sound so gay.

Stargayzing's David Munk Interviews David Thorpe, Director of the New Documentary Do I Sound Gay?

David Munk | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Munk

Speaking of interviews and gay voices, I was so pleased to be given the opportunity to interview David Thorpe just a few minutes after attending the screening.

Love & SCOTUS: Writers on Gay Marriage and the Future

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 06.30.2016 | Books
Helen Eisenbach

When the Supreme Court released its ruling on same-sex marriage, I was walking to work, unaware history was being made. I was being given editorial notes over the phone, so my head was full of planned revisions when I got to the office and turned on my computer and there it was.

The Top Five Audiobook Voice Artists

Scott DiMarco | Posted 06.25.2016 | Books
Scott DiMarco

The author creates a world in words on a page. A voice artist gives audio life to those words and world through the "theatre of the mind." The very best of voice artists become invisible as you listen to the life they have created.

9 Books That Redefine 'Crazy'

Sandra Block | Posted 05.28.2016 | Books
Sandra Block

Instead of using labels like 'crazy' to define a complex human being, these books present complicated characters who show us the nuances of mental illness.

Annoyed at the 'New Yorker' Online

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 03.07.2015 | Technology
Trisha de Borchgrave

I know print publications are losing money. Maybe, like Hollywood actors who advertise cognac and watches in foreign, far away places, the New Yorker is reaping revenue in the wee hours of human sleep when no one is really looking. Except some of us are and it's really annoying.

Hold the Phone: What It's Like Not to Own a Cell Phone

Anna Fonté | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
Anna Fonté

When people find out that I do not own a cellphone on purpose, they can move quickly from sympathy to scorn. I see it in their eyes: Suddenly, I've got some freaky social disease. They back slowly away before I infect them with whatever is wrong with me.

SHORTLISTED: The 2014 PEN Literary Awards

PEN American Center | Posted 08.20.2014 | Books
PEN American Center

Spanning fiction, essays, science writing, biography, sports writing, translation and children's books, the 2014 PEN Literary Awards celebrate the best of literature from around the world.

Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover

Allison K Hill | Posted 07.13.2014 | Books
Allison K Hill

I've found that many booksellers, when faced with the sometimes daunting task of deciding what to read next, have developed their own idiosyncratic "strategies." Often secret, until now.

Is There Such Thing As A 'Gay Voice'?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A compelling new documentary is bringing together some of the biggest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) celebrities to discuss a question ...

Find Your Writer's Voice in 2014

Theo Pauline Nestor | Posted 02.26.2014 | Books
Theo Pauline Nestor

The scholarly and professional styles that earned you good grades and your way up the ladder won't win the hearts of readers of fiction or memoir. These readers are looking for the real deal. These readers want the feral you, the wild you that answers to no one.

'Witnessing Majesty' With Dopey, Lovesick Sea Turtles (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.10.2013 | Green

David Sedaris once wrote in The New Yorker about his encounter with a gigantic sea turtle in Maui: As gentle as a cow she was, and with a cow's dop...

Movie Review: C.O.G.

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.18.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Coming-of-age stories tend to be about innocents who have the veil pulled from their eyes. Which sort of describes C.O.G. - except for the innocent part.

'C.O.G.' Brings David Sedaris Story To Big Screen

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.15.2013 | Entertainment

A David Sedaris story is getting the movie treatment for the first time, and the new trailer for "C.O.G." provides insight into the popular author's l...

David Sedaris: The Secret To Getting Along With Your Family

Posted 06.03.2013 | OWN

O's books editor, Leigh Haber, talks to the funniest writer in America about his father, guest rooms and his new book, Let's Explore Diabetes with Owl...

WATCH: David Sedaris Makes Jon Stewart Lose It

Posted 05.10.2013 | Books

David Sedaris's writing makes us laugh, but rarely quite as much as Jon Stewart's reaction to the author on last night's The Daily Show. Sedaris's new...

PHOTO: David Sedaris Reveals New Book Cover

Posted 04.02.2013 | Books

David Sedaris just revealed the cover of his next book on Facebook. His new series of essays, Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls, comes out on April...

Most Wanted Books Of 2013

Posted 12.21.2012 | Books

What are the best books of 2013? We've stepped out of our time machine (hint: talk to that person next to you on the airplane, don't try the veal) to ...

Advice From David Sedaris

Alina Kulesh | Posted 01.30.2013 | Books
Alina Kulesh

Sedaris had everyone in the entire theatre shaking in their seats and rapidly dying of uncontrollable laughter. I could see it then, a headline reading "American Humor Writer Kills Palm Desert Retirees."

5 Books Every High School Student Should Read

By Marissa Page Marissa Page is a junior at University of Chicago Lab. She’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distribut...

David Sedaris At Strathmore: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 23

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.23.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 1. A Night With David Sedaris At Strathmore Everyone's favorite "This American Life" author will read from a book. I...

TONIGHT: Zombies Take Over H Street

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.18.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 1. H Street Zombie Takeover At 906 H Street NE Halloween is two weekends away. So what? Start your costuming early ...