She does better at stand-up comedy than she did at her Comedy Central show The Sarah Silverman Program, which was just juvenile humor. This book does. From the outrageously filthy and oddly innocent comedienne Sarah Silverman comes a memoir—her first book—that is at once shockingly personal, surprisingly . In a new memoir, Sarah Silverman talks about her childhood, “The Bedwetter” is a mostly cohesive narrative of how a rebellious comic.

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When I read a memoir by a comedian, I’m going to need to find it funny.

Thanks Sarah for your bold statements of self truth which made me feel just a touch more normal. The best time to conceive is when you’re a black teenager. Apr 22, Evan rated silvverman it was ok Shelves: She does have a tendency to put her foot in her mouth and has said some pretty offensive things over the years.

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Filled with chuckles and flat-out bits of hysteria. For instance, we hear about her first sexual encounter in her early ’20s she’s a late bloomer in everything relating to her vagina, she tells us and then she whisks us back again to more anecdotes about her teen years. Duck has peed on me when I’m walking him, and he lifts his leg and like pees on my leg. Write a customer beddwetter. Three out of five stars for an entertaining, quick read, that I feel could have been better.

But I have a small attention span and wasn’t a huge fan of Sarah in the first place, and I still read all of it. Nor is she an observational comic in the mode of Seinfeld and Louis C. A couple nights ago, I was licking jelly off my boyfriend’s penis. The news of the King’s death overtook Mrs Peters, and I was spared. He was an old man whom my dad had seen give a lecture somewhere about working with darah dealing with divorce. I appreciate her discussion of controversies and mortifying moments as well as “failures”.

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The book was released on April 20, which is a ” day of celebration for marijuana users ” as well as the birthday of Adolf Hitler.

They’re so lucky to be silveerman to move through life so effortlessly. Given the title, the book obviously goes into detail about Sarah being a bedwetter well into her teenage years and still occasionally having the problem as an adult.

The book is like spending the evening with Silverman in her living room as she plies you with conversational reminiscences. However, there were some heartfelt passages. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Refresh and try again.

I don’t think Sarah Silverman is all that funny nor are her anecdotes particularly entertaining. The next morning, I’m the first to wake up. Why can’t people in the world be more fun like this?

A persistent bedwetting problem, however, is a call to action. The first half or maybe two thirds is a sort of memoir about her life growing up in New Hampshire, small for her bedwetyer and weird-looking, covered in body hair, surrounded by people silcerman out of an LL Bean catalog, constantly wetting the bed, being mental to the point where she had to leave school for a period of time, experimenting with sex and drugs, getting hung out beedwetter a window by a guy, so on and so forth.

Her terrific sense of humor makes the reading very entertaining. If you’re a Silverman fanatic, then for sure, buy this book.

The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee

The stories alternate between the funny and the sad she was a loner and heavily medicated for depression in her youth and could not bedwettrr her bedwetting habit until her early adulthood.

Until then, I’d been hooked on telling jokes. A variation on stand-up. The Genius and the Absurdity Audible Audiobook. Fair warning, this book will beedwetter stuff that will leave you shaking your head and thinking “why would you say that?.


Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee, there is a warning from the publisher. Views Read Edit View history.

This is not a great book by any means, but it’s breezy and occasionally brilliantly funny, and after reading it I think I like Silverman even more than I did when I started reading it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It’s sexual scatalogical existential slapstick of some kind. I promise there’s going to be a time that you’re not going to give a shit about this.

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Even though by this point my parents had been divorced for six years, my father figured my sudden depression was most likely a result of it. AND, where Sarah Silverman grew up. Sarah Silverman has not become one of America’s top comedians for nothing and she proves that with her writing.

Would you recommend her memoir over a Hemingway novel? Similar to going to a restaurant and asking for Filet Mignon but receiving bedwettee Ribeye instead. I was so embarrassed by my behaviour that bedwettef day of the trip, and seeing my mother made it real and permanent.

Product details Audible Audiobook Listening Length: I am warm — which is a trick on people like me. I saw my mother, waiting with the other moms, smiling. She is surprisingly articulate with an impressively wise perspective. Read more book reviews at http: From silvermna childhood to her recent successes in comedy and television, some of the more private and embarrassing episodes of her life A couple nights ago, I was licking jelly off my boyfriend’s penis.

I had fun learning more about Sarah and I hope she’ll write a follow-up book or at least perform stand-up comedy in a town near me.