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Easter, Lost in Translation

It can be difficult at times to communicate aspects of your life to another culture (and, to be fair, it’s vice versa!) We take for granted certain assumptions about our language, beliefs, and other things that are so deeply ingrained that we assume everyone else assumes the way. 35 more words

Once Upon A World

My Unusual Relationship with the English-Speaking Dentist

Dr. Kim’s office was technically in walking distance from my apartment, not taking into account the unseasonably low temperatures and my lack of experience on icy surfaces. 1,469 more words

David Sedaris

"The Learning Curve" Starring Matthew Gray Gubler To Screen At The USA Film Festival

The 44th Annual USA Film Festival in Dallas, Texas has added The Learning Curve to their shorts program. The award winning film will be featured as part of the Narrative Shorts Category on Friday April 25th at 9pm. 121 more words

Gubler News

My Unusual Relationship with the English-Speaking Dentist (A Prelude)

I was working at a pizza place in Atlanta, balancing 12 drinks on a tray amidst a dense and desperate lunch crowd while taking a business-woman’s salad order when the filling in my upper left molar popped out, bounced off my bottom teeth, and slid under my tongue. 845 more words

David Sedaris

When You Are Engulfed In Flames

My rating: 4 out of 5 stars

My first encounter with David Sedaris was his most recent book, Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls. I listened to the audiobook version, which was him reading each the essays in a variety of settings which had me laughing in stitches for hours. 332 more words

Book Review

The day I met David Sedaris

They say that you should never meet your heroes. Of course, for decades there have always been instances where a mere regular person has met someone famous and it’s been a truly inspiring experience, or they’ve failed to meet the expectations of their adulation and the illusion is shattered. 2,357 more words