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David Sedaris

Oh Please: | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sedaris says he left a tip jar on his signing table at a book tour and made a grand total of $4,000. At the end of his "best evening", in Dallas, he s...

Books to Get Me in the Christmas Mood (While the Cookies Burn)

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Christmas is coming and all of our family Christmas books have been brought down from the attic.

PHOTOS: Scrooge, Sedaris And The Symphony--Holiday Cultural Events Worth Checking Out

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Looking for a more upscale way to enjoy the holidays in Denver this season? We've got you covered. Holiday-themed cultural events on the front range...

The Daily Show, the Sudden Start to the 2012 Elections, and the Distinct "Yee-Haw" Feeling That Might Have

Phil West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Phil West

In the days following the midterms, The Daily Show followed its typical course -- send-ups of politicians, spoofs of the media, and interviews having very little to do with politics at all.

In Conversation With David Sedaris: Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls

Caitlin Colford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Caitlin Colford

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk is a hilarious collection of off-beat tales that are certainly not suited for children. I sat down with Sedaris last night at the New York stop on his book tour.

WATCH: David Sedaris To Jon Stewart

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jon Stewart asked bestselling author David Sedaris, "Where does the idea for this come from?" about his new book "Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk." "Somebo...

Fifty First (J)Dates: Alikewise: The Online Dating Equivalent to Wearing Glasses

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Meredith Fineman

We're continuing on the journey/search for the expansive online dating saga, from JDate to Match to....books? I tried "Alikewise" (the name is sort of...

What's Next After Beach Reads?

New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There are novels by Ken Follett, Michael Cunningham, Nicole Krauss and Tom Clancy; cookbooks by Ina Garten and Jamie Oliver; humor books by both Amy S...

David Sedaris Talks Travel, Kidney Stones, Studs In Chicago

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Marilyn Soltis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit While pundits warn about the demise of publishing, one writer filled Chicago's Auditorium ...

Literary Events In Your Neighborhood

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There are so many fantastic book-related events happening every day in many cities, from book signings to author readings to poetry competitions and m...

Getting Lost in the Land of Twitter

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith C. Carroll

Twitter can now count me among its millions of users. What I'm really supposed to be doing on Twitter though, is still a bit of a mystery to me.

Catty on a Hot Tin Roof

Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler

Edmund White's City Boy: My Life in New York During the 1960's and 70's reveals an unabashedly ambitious artist coming to terms with free love and gay liberation. It could be called Gay Sex in the City.

10 Dysfunctional Family Memoirs And One Shakespeare Play (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Dreading going home for the holidays? So are a lot of people, and we imagine some of these writers wouldn't be looking forward to it either. Here ...

Laura Jarrett, Valerie's Daughter, Loves Civil Rights And David Sedaris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Favorite Books: To Kill a Mockingbird, Anna Karenina, In Cold Blood, The History of Sexuality, and Me Talk Pretty One Day. Cause: Promoting civil righ...

Dispatches From the Whole Foods Produce Aisle

Chris Holt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Chris Holt

Girls who make their own clothes, speak five languages, and are into communist poetry can be found sprinkled throughout the store. Hipster chicks aisle ten. Feigned bisexual sensibilities aisle five.

I Love Xanax

Suz Redfearn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Suz Redfearn

Is that wrong? I hope not. Because I have no plans to give it up. And don't you try to make me, either.

Amy Sedaris Discusses Her New Husband, Tap Dances On "Letterman" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Amy Sedaris appeared on the "Late Show" last night and in between deep thoughts on tree forts and barefoot tap dancing, she discussed her recent weddi...

Germ Bag: No Sh*t

Suz Redfearn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Suz Redfearn

I used to think poop was hilarious. And vomit, too. And snot. And whatever else whatever else flows with force from the body and can be flung about by monkeys.

Laugh With (At?) David Sedaris At The Auditorium Theatre

Decider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Essayist and author David Sedaris (the brother of Strangers With Candy's Amy Sedaris) rose to national fame on the strength of "The Santaland Diaries"...

David Sedaris: 97% True + 3% Fake = Non-Fiction

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

David Sedaris' latest book, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, came out earlier this week and he was the subject of this week's "Ten Questions" in Time....