Spending an evening with David Sedaris makes for an unforgettable experience. You’ll also have a great time laughing your “you-know-what” off. Amazingly, Sedaris doesn’t have an act nor is he a stand-up comedian. What Sedaris does is he reads from his published books and his personal diary.
On paper, that may not sound like much, but if you’ve seen David Sedaris live then you know he’s fabulous on stage. His writings are funny no matter who reads them but when you throw in his delivery and his timing Sedaris becomes beyond funny.
The night isn’t all “scripted.” Sedaris ends his show by answering questions from his audience. It’s the off-the-cuff remarks he makes during this Q&A session that truly reveal Sedaris’ genius.
Who Is David Sedaris?
David Sedaris is a bestselling author, radio personality, and performer. Due to being so literate and profound, Sedaris has earned the venerated title of “humorist.”
Sedaris has an extension bibliography. Most of his published works are collections of essays and short stories. These publish works usually have pithy name like Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim (2004) or Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls (2013).
What Is David Sedaris’ Humor Like?
David Sedaris’ humor is shrewd, urbane, and clever. His writings are autobiographical in nature and frequently self-deprecating.
What separates him from other comedy writers is his knack for taking sad and depressing situations and making them hilarious. In doing so, he never compromises his, or anyone else’s, humanity.A lot of people ask who Is David Sedaris’ sister? Is his sister actress Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy)? Yes, David and Amy are brother and sister.
David Sedaris was born in Johnson City, New York on the day after Christmas 1956. He grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. In total, including Amy, Sedaris has five brothers and sisters.
Which David Sedaris book is the funniest
You can argue long and hard over which David Sedaris book is the funniest.
There’s Me Talk Pretty One Day (2000), When You Are Engulfed in Flames (2008), and Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary (2010).
Perhaps the funniest one of them all is Holidays on Ice (1997). This collection of essays contains the famous “Santaland Diaries.”
Who much is David Sedaris worth? Financial experts value David Sedaris net worth at $8 million. He enjoys counting his money while living in West Sussex, England with his partner Hugh Hamrick.