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Truthiness and the Realish

By posted at 10:15 am on May 15, 2012 1

Now that NPR has begun fact checking his work, it’s come to light that David Sedaris is a liar. Or, he sort of embellishes. His work is ‘realish.’ So basically, he tells stories. On NPR.  Which is feeling pretty sensitive abut the line between truth and truthiness after the Mike Daisey upset.





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One Response to “Truthiness and the Realish”

  1. Tom Beshear
    at 11:48 am on May 15, 2012

    Sedaris is a humorist, working in a long, honored tradition. Did people think James Thurber or Mark Twain didn’t exaggerate? Exaggeration is the crux of humor. NPR, sigh.

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