David Sedaris's National Public Radio voice simmers with eerie, suburban-sounding calm. Everything seems fine in his commentaries -- until the deadly bite of his irony chomps down on yet another morsel of human weirdness. Whether he's recounting his experiences as an elf at Macy's during the holidays (as he did in his now famous "Santaland Diaries") or analyzing American gun laws (what could be stranger?), Sedaris knows how to slice away the decorative inanity of the world and bore right down to the... More >>>
Theater LaB Houston
Ken Watkins and Mary Hooper lead a cast that's too tepid for David Sedaris's Book of Liz.