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I Wanna Be Sedaris-d

JANUARY 27TH, 2011

I Wanna Be Sedaris-d

Bronté sisters, Coen brothers, Olsen Twins—there’s a slew of talented siblings out there. But our vote for funniest familial twosome goes to David and Amy Sedaris.

We’ve sung praises for the former, a humorist known for his self-deprecating short stories, but haven’t yet confessed our adoration of his sister, the kookier of the pair, so let’s do that now. The 49-year-old comedienne isn’t afraid to look strange, as evidenced in the television show she co-created, Strangers with Candy. She’s also published idiosyncratic instructional guides, and for her latest entitled Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People, she’s just launched a hilarious new YouTube channel.

Make “Amy Sedaris Makes Potato Ships” your laughternoon break and you’ll join her fan club too.