Sedaris tells The Daily Beast that he doesn’t think of himself as a comedian, but that doesn’t stop this budding linguist (you read that right) from being our funniest essayist.
Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse were victorious on the battlefield in 1876, but the Indigenous fight for land and culture rages even now.
I was a newlywed living in my own romantic comedy. I was married to a Frenchman whom I met at a bar in New York City, and he made me quiver when he said my name.
Protégé of the swashbuckling mogul Harry Macklowe, Kent Swig was a West Coast guy angling to succeed in the rough world of New York real estate. But Swig saw things others didn’t.
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