Drugs, art school, chain smoking, odd jobs, homosexuality, family, death, love and elves. These are just some of the many topics covered in David Sedaris personal essays. You may recognize his name from his many best selling books, or maybe youve heard him speak as a contributor on NPRs This American Life. Or perhaps the name sounds familiar because he shares a surname with funny woman Amy (spoiler: shes his sister). Wherever youve heard of David Sedaris, youve heard of him because hes a funny bastard. And hell be appearing in Long Beachfor one show onlyto unleash the sardonic, self-deprecating humor that caused Time magazine to label him Humorist of the Year.
Fri., Oct. 24, 8 p.m., 2008