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Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:15 PM

David Sedaris reads from 50 Shades of Grey

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Reply David Sedaris reads from 50 Shades of Grey (Original post)
graywarrior Jan 2013 OP
hlthe2b Jan 2013 #1
graywarrior Jan 2013 #4
Kber Jan 2013 #35
hlthe2b Jan 2013 #38
babylonsister Jan 2013 #2
bettyellen Jan 2013 #3
taterguy Jan 2013 #5
graywarrior Jan 2013 #6
bettyellen Jan 2013 #7
graywarrior Jan 2013 #8
bettyellen Jan 2013 #16
graywarrior Jan 2013 #19
bettyellen Jan 2013 #24
graywarrior Jan 2013 #26
bettyellen Jan 2013 #29
graywarrior Jan 2013 #32
ProdigalJunkMail Jan 2013 #9
graywarrior Jan 2013 #10
ProdigalJunkMail Jan 2013 #13
graywarrior Jan 2013 #17
Liberal_in_LA Jan 2013 #34
riderinthestorm Jan 2013 #11
graywarrior Jan 2013 #14
bettyellen Jan 2013 #22
riderinthestorm Jan 2013 #33
bettyellen Jan 2013 #23
GreenEyedLefty Jan 2013 #12
graywarrior Jan 2013 #15
ismnotwasm Jan 2013 #18
devilgrrl Jan 2013 #41
graywarrior Jan 2013 #43
cash__whatiwant Jan 2013 #20
markpkessinger Jan 2013 #21
graywarrior Jan 2013 #27
markpkessinger Jan 2013 #46
graywarrior Jan 2013 #47
bettyellen Jan 2013 #37
seabeyond Jan 2013 #25
riderinthestorm Jan 2013 #28
seabeyond Jan 2013 #30
graywarrior Jan 2013 #31
ChachaCha Jan 2013 #36
graywarrior Jan 2013 #39
derby378 Jan 2013 #40
Skittles Jan 2013 #42
graywarrior Jan 2013 #44
GoCubsGo Jan 2013 #45
REP Jan 2013 #48

Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:20 PM

1. That's some pretty bad writing, but I gotta hand it to Sedaris for getting through it



I'd never seen David Sedaris, only heard him, btw... He surely doesn't look like I'd imagined. LOL

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:37 PM

4. If Sedaris read for the audio version, I'd listen to it.

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:17 PM

35. Bad writing: not sure how many way there are to say

"Made may nipples hard" but there's got to be more than two.

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Response to Kber (Reply #35)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:27 PM

38. Really....?

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Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:24 PM

2. ...

Yea, politics as usual.

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Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:28 PM

3. JEEZE. that's all I can say. HA HA. JEEZE!

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Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:39 PM

5. Thanks for the NSFW warning

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Response to taterguy (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:41 PM

6. You're welcome

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Response to taterguy (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:49 PM

7. anything with sound shld be NSFW..... Jeeze!

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Response to bettyellen (Reply #7)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:51 PM

8. Lighten up!

If you see it's a video, make your own choice not to click on it. Jeeze!

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Response to graywarrior (Reply #8)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:56 PM

16. I'm saying any audio, he should maybe use earphones.... JEEZE!

Sorry, I tend to need to Jeeze a lot after any exposure to Gray!
My boss says Jeeze all the time, and I have to check she's not getting ravished over there, LOL.

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Response to bettyellen (Reply #16)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:59 PM

19. I say Cheeiz when I mean Jeeze

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Response to graywarrior (Reply #19)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:04 PM

24. now I'm going to hear Bob Dylan say "Jee-eeze" every time you post!

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Response to bettyellen (Reply #24)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:09 PM

26. He lives in my head

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Response to graywarrior (Reply #26)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:13 PM

29. well, now he's running around my apartment with a tampon. JEEZE!

Thanks for that!

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Response to bettyellen (Reply #29)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:14 PM

32. Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!

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Response to taterguy (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:52 PM

9. the title alone should have given sufficient notice... n/t

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Response to ProdigalJunkMail (Reply #9)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:53 PM

10. Yeah, no kidding!

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Response to graywarrior (Reply #10)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:54 PM

13. my wife nearly fainted in the next room... n/t

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Response to ProdigalJunkMail (Reply #13)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:56 PM

17. My husband did the gag gesture

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Response to ProdigalJunkMail (Reply #13)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:16 PM

34. lol

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Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:53 PM

11. David Sedaris, a notoriously "out" gay guy is given one of the most hetero pieces in a trashy novel

to read on teevee?

Was anyone else just a teensy bit squishy with this? Really? Tampon removal for David Sedaris to read out loud?

I really felt for him.

He handled it with grace but honestly while I haven't read any part of this book, I can't believe there aren't other sections with equal sexuality that aren't so graphically hetero....

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Response to riderinthestorm (Reply #11)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:55 PM

14. I had no idea what this book was about

Only that every senior lady in my apartment community has read it.

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Response to graywarrior (Reply #14)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:59 PM

22. grandmothers read it aloud better than ANYONE.....

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Response to bettyellen (Reply #22)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:15 PM

33. "Ouch!! " Okay, now THAT was funny!! nt



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Response to riderinthestorm (Reply #11)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:01 PM

23. have you heard him tell the story about his brother's dog? Sedaris is pretty comfy with

some freaky stuff. LOL. JEEZE!

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Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:54 PM

12. Kudos to David Sadaris for keeping a straight face...

That is some seriously dreadful writing.

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Response to GreenEyedLefty (Reply #12)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:56 PM

15. It's god awful!

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Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:58 PM

18. Goodreads

Has a hilarious review of all three books

(NSFW, natch)

http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/340987215

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Response to ismnotwasm (Reply #18)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 10:04 PM

43. OMG that was great

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Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:59 PM

20. LOL

50 shades is such a shittily written erotic novel from everything I've heard. Looks to be true.

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Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:59 PM

21. Haven't read the book (and probably won't), but a question for anyone who can answer it ...

... Does this book cover any ground not covered in "The Story of O"?

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Response to markpkessinger (Reply #21)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:10 PM

27. Remember the movie?

Gaaaahhhhh!

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Response to graywarrior (Reply #27)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 10:25 PM

46. Didn't see the movie ...

...but read the book in college as part of a Literature of Human Sexuality course. Come to think of it, that course had some reading list. Besides "The Story of O," it included:

Radclyffe Hall, "The Well of Loneliness"
Henry Miller, both "The Tropic of Cancer" and "The Tropic of Capricorn"
James Baldwin, "Giovanni's Room"
Patricia Nell Warren, "The Front Runner"
Andrew Holleran, "Dancer from the Dance"

among others. My, but the early '80s were a fun time to be a college student!

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Response to markpkessinger (Reply #46)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 10:29 PM

47. Never read the book

The movie was strange. Lot's of gasping in the audience.

I just finished with school. Literature courses were awesome!

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Response to markpkessinger (Reply #21)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:26 PM

37. it's I wanna marry a rich guy and will put up with all sorts of crazy shit of he's not a troll porn

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Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:04 PM

25. i like ellen degenerese better.



i got one of these freebies on kindle this weekend. didnt tell me before i downloaded. silly book.

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Response to seabeyond (Reply #25)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:11 PM

28. I saw this when it was originally posted on DU. Hilarious!!! Ellen is the best. nt

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Response to riderinthestorm (Reply #28)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:13 PM

30. she really is. not only a good good person, but funny. i love her with michelle obama. but,

when i was looking for this video one time, i came across her youtube of pranks she pulled. i laughed and laughed. really enjoyed it. spent an hour watching different youtubes of her.

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Response to seabeyond (Reply #25)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:14 PM

31. Joe Lieberman should do the audio book

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Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:20 PM

36. Sedaris is cool under fire...

and he gets props for being such a great sport, but here's my fave:

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Response to ChachaCha (Reply #36)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:28 PM

39. Freaking hilarious!

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Response to ChachaCha (Reply #36)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:31 PM

40. For the over-the-top performance, this remains my favorite

But kudos to David and Ellen!

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Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 10:00 PM

42. will anyone on DU admit to reading - and LIKING - this tripe?

fucking embarassing

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Response to Skittles (Reply #42)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 10:05 PM

44. If I read it, I'd be quoting from it.

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Response to Skittles (Reply #42)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 10:15 PM

45. Only when David Sedaris is reading it.

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Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 11:38 PM

48. Locking

Sorry, it is the wrong Forum - doesn't meet the SoP of this one.

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