David Sedaris at Proctors

david sedarisAuthor David Sedaris will talking/reading (we're guessing) at Proctors on April 9. Tickets are already on sale. They start at $20. His appearances in the this area have been very popular in the past (at least one sold out).

The blurbage doesn't say exactly what Sedaris will be doing at Proctors. The times we've seen him, he stands on stage and reads his work, then talks a little bit, reads some more, talks some more, the audience laughs in odd places (not sure exactly when they're supposed to laugh), and then he says goodnight. So, pretty much what you'd expect from David Sedaris.

Sedaris' most recent book is Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary, a collection of short stories in which the characters are animals. For example: "Can a parrot and a pot-bellied pig find happiness in a world that only wants to pigeon-hole them?"

A clip from Sedaris' November appearance on the Daily Show is embedded after the jump.

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
David Sedaris
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical Humor & Satire Blog</a>The Daily Show on Facebook

photo: Hachette Book Group

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Today's moment of wildlife

While walking along Myrtle Ave near South Main Ave in Albany Monday afternoon, we heard this faint whooshing sound and then looked back to see... (more)

Upstate Artists Guild campaign

There's a GoFundMe campaign in progress to help keep the Upstate Artists Guild on Lark Street. The campaign has a $8,500 goal, and after two... (more)

How to store 750,000 gallons of water, out of sight

Quick photo follow-up on that big storm water project the Albany water department is building just off Woodlawn Ave, which is aimed at adding some... (more)

Common Side Effects

We got a chance to stop in at the Esther Massry Gallery at Saint Rose to catch a look at Common Side Effects, the exhibition... (more)

H. screening at Revolution Hall

Maybe you remember a while back there was that independent movie that filmed in Troy and involved a scene in which a giant head was... (more)

Recent Comments

... the Helderberg neighborhood is fabulous for Trick or Treating, maybe too much so. We always see families coming from other parts of Albany by the van load - being dropped off at one end and working their way to the other. Lots of houses in friendly neighborhoods = a packed and good time. It is also rumored that a few adults dress up and roam the streets handing out adult beverages to other adults. Again, just a rumor...

Can you answer these five 8th grade math questions correctly?

...has 49 comments, most recently from beeb

Upstate Artists Guild campaign

...has 1 comment, most recently from Afraid

Eight short stories recalling the lives of African Americans buried in the Albany Rural Cemetery

...has 5 comments, most recently from Paula

The People's Art: Selections from the Empire State Plaza Art Collection

...has 1 comment, most recently from LB

Stuff to do this weekend

...has 4 comments, most recently from grandmastergus