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  • Paperback
  • 176
  • Holidays on Ice
  • David Sedaris
  • English
  • 09 July 2017
  • 9780316191296

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READ ô LO-MAPS.RU º David Sedaris David Sedaris º 1 FREE READ FREE READ Holidays on Ice Families are Sedaris's tales of tardy trick or treaters Us and Them; the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the French Jesus Shaves; what to do when you've been locked out in a snowstorm Let It S. Holidays on Ice puts David Sedaris on ice Why Because aside from one inclusion this is a collection of short fiction where as when Sedaris is riffing on real life in his autobio journal work the man is on fireDavid Sedaris is best listened to rather than read in my opinion I always go the audiobook route with him because he narrates them himself adding in all the oh so necessary inflection as well as some hilarious renditions of his parents and one of my favorites Billie Holiday But here too is an issue Some of these shorts are not read by him but rather by guest narrators That s like casting Rip Torn as the evil yet somehow handsome villain in your movie and then replacing him with Rip Taylor because you thought it would liven things upJust one last gripe At least two of the half dozen ish stories in Holidays on Ice actually appeared in previous publications so this shit ain t even freshGo take a listen to Me Talk Pretty One Day Dress Your Family Up in Corduroy and Denim or When You Are Engulfed In Flames They re non fiction wellwith a bit of hyperbole thrown in for fun pieces about his life and they are comedy goldRating The short non fiction piece The Santa Land Diaries is of 4 star uality but the rest drags it down a notch Mao Zedong from one inclusion this is a collection of short The Monarchs Are Missing fiction where as when Sedaris is riffing on real life in his autobio journal work the man is on Touchstone fireDavid Sedaris is best listened to rather than read in my opinion I always go the audiobook route with him because he narrates them himself adding in all the oh so necessary inflection as well as some hilarious renditions of his parents and one of my Report an issue favorites Billie Holiday But here too is an issue Some of these shorts are not read by him but rather by guest narrators That s like casting Rip Torn as the evil yet somehow handsome villain in your movie and then replacing him with Rip Taylor because you thought it would liven things upJust one last gripe At least two of the half dozen ish stories in Holidays on Ice actually appeared in previous publications so this shit ain t even Love is Blind freshGo take a listen to Me Talk Pretty One Day Dress Your Family Up in Corduroy and Denim or When You Are Engulfed In Flames They re non Straight To Sleep Gay Somnophilia fiction wellwith a bit of hyperbole thrown in Sea Witch Rising Sea Witch #2 for Catching Fire fiction piece The Santa Land Diaries is of 4 star uality but the rest drags it down a notch

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READ ô LO-MAPS.RU º David Sedaris David Sedaris º 1 FREE READ FREE READ Holidays on Ice David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six pieces including a never before published story Along with such favorites as the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive. I feel weird reviewing this book right now because the honest truth is I really genuinely did not like it And yet I ve been called out recently by a bunch of helpful strangers on Goodreads for not liking their favorite books this asshole telling me I should avoid all literary fiction this one here saying that my problem is with fiction in general and I fear I m going to develop a reputation for hating books and then Otis will kick me off Goodreads and all the mean girls in the Feedback Group will cheer and the only people who will care are the one hundred sixty four people in my friends list but then a huge chunk of those people are real life friends who have only ever logged into Goodreads once so in the end there are about five people who will care Maybe sixAnd that s not to mention some of these other pressing fears a reviewer has to deal with what if I rate too many books lowly will people think I m just trying to stir the pot and call negative attention to myself or what if I rate too many books highly will people think I m indiscriminate about which books are my favorites and therefore consider me unreliable I suppose there s also the potential for too many mediocre reviews and I guess that s the guy whom everybody thinks can t make up his freaking mindIn the end I m going to just opt for honesty I disliked this David Sedaris book I have never read a David Sedaris book before but I understand him to be a very popular comedian and I usually enjoy very popular comedians Except this book isn t funny The initial story around which the entire collection is based SantaLand Diaries is about Sedaris s stint as a Christmas elf at a Macy s department store The observations of his boss of the other elves of parents and children waiting to see Santa and of the other shoppers are pretty standard fare there is nothing particularly noteworthy about his comments that made me laugh or even raise an eyebrow in amusement Of his other stories there is really only one that is mildly memorable the rest rely heavily on shock value which is not something that can successfully stand on its own in my opinion Having said that I don t know that I will give up on Sedaris altogether This book seems sort of thrown together most of the stories not relating to anything in particular whether to each other or to any unified theme but I would expect some of his other collections to have better focus and I will retain his other books in my to read list based on that expectation The Face on the Milk Carton favorites as the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive. 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READ ô LO-MAPS.RU º David Sedaris David Sedaris º 1 FREE READ FREE READ Holidays on Ice Now; the puzzling Christmas traditions of other nations Six to Eight Black Men; what Halloween at the medical examiner's looks like The Monster Mash; and a barnyard secret Santa scheme gone awry Cow and Turke. Just the kind of book to get me into the spirit of Christmas no sarcasm intended