By Shawn Hitchins
Musings from a “one-man flash mob” (Toronto Star)
Comedian Shawn Hitchins explores his irreverent nature during this debut choice of essays. Hitchins doesn’t shrink back from his mess ups or rejoice his gentle successes — he sacrifices them for an audience’s enjoyment. He roasts his more youthful self, the effeminate ginger-haired child with a aggressive streak. The ups and downs of being a sperm donor to a lesbian couple. Then the fiery redhead professes his love for actress Shelley lengthy, announces his hatred of musical theatre, and recounts a summer season spent in Provincetown operating as a drag queen.
Nothing is sacred. His first significant break-up, how his mom plotted the homicide of the kin cat, his tough dating along with his father, turning into an unintended spokesperson for all redheads, and
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Blunt, awkward, emotional, ribald, this anthology of humiliation culminates in a better figuring out of affection, paintings, and relatives. just like the ultimate scene in a Murder She Wrote episode, A short historical past of Oversharing delivers all people the A-ha! second Oprah tells us to event. Paired with bourbon, Scottish wool, and Humpty Dumpty get together combine, this trip is healthier learn via a lens of schadenfreude.
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A Brief History of Oversharing: One Ginger’s Anthology of Humiliation by Shawn Hitchins