Andy Borowitz. Follow Storyteller. Andy Borowitz is a comedian and writer whose work appears in The New Yorker as The Borowitz An Unexpected Twist. If you’ve read my book An Unexpected Twist and enjoyed it, would you consider sharing this page about the book on your timeline so your friends can find out. The very funny Andy Borowitz joins us to take a look at a very serious intestinal ailment that almost killed.
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Feb 25, Teresa rated it really liked it Shelves: I did survive cancers, so far, but what I went through was very tough. Mar 24, Nox rated it liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I know now what I least want to have after a medical procedure.
My colon now untwisted — by hand, the artisanal way twisst I’m given a hospital room, where I recover from the procedure by watching a replay of the Obama-McCain “town hall” debate that took place earlier that night.
This was a short retelling of a very serious health issue-that struck out of the blue for the writer- that probably deserves a book.
Andy Borowitz: An Unexpected Twist
I had never read anything by Andy Borowitz, but he is an amazing storyteller, and I plan to read more by him. A pithy book with a little life lesson reminder. Though, there were several unnexpected and lazy moments in the humor department as well.
Kindle Singles are short, but this is like a half-single. I see the humor from the Borowitz report, would love to see more longer pieces from Andy Borowitz. Jul 24, Jordan rated it it was ok Shelves: I would not recommend this to anyone.
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An Unexpected Twist is in equal parts harrowing and hilarious — and a moving affirmation of what it means to be alive. Mar 03, Rob rated it really liked it.
The author writes with a good sense of humor and it’s easy to empathize with him and root for him. Want to Read saving…. Astonishingly short and rife with foul language. Trivia About An Unexpected Twist.
At least it was short. I have no idea how to rate it as it is, as one reviewer puts it, more of a blog post than a book. That eventually it hits us all-deny all you like. Noble purposes, but done better a thousand times elsewhere, and severely undermined by the base humor and language. Feb 21, Jen Quintanilla rated it liked it. Presumably, the pharmaceutical company executive who named wndy thought that it was a good idea, right before a colonoscopy, to evoke memories of Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
He took stock in a very positive way. I don’t, and it seems to me to be a lazy route to laughs. A super short kindle single.
Overall, it was fascinating to read about what Andy and Olivia went through. Feb 23, Vincent rated it it was amazing. Oh, and it has a really happy and sweet ending. Funny man even in the face of adversity. Or that turns in the face of your bravely sharing this vulnerability, to say “you take yourself too seriously.
The intake nurse on duty says, “Can you rate your pain from one through ten? The ending was a bit flat but a good way to spend the minutes between 7: Feb 15, The Galaxy rated it liked it.
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Here are some excerpts that I particularly enjoyed: The party had a gimmick: Feb 11, Nancy rated it really liked it. Maybe it’s the morphine talking, but it is the most hilarious TV show I’ve ever seen.
I know what it’s like not to be “allowed” to talk about it all, by the perception you are somehow whining or at least trying to explain some of that to people that wish you’d shut up or that have no time for it, this stance I know. For me, because my issues lasted 15 years, involved incredible pain and are ongoing, in crappy hospitals, it’s a bit like knowing someone out there has a tiny bit of insight but really has no idea what it can be like.
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Dec 31, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 04, Shakti rated it really liked it. I don’t see him affected as I was except maybe that this is so short I can barely rerun those 6 or 7 times I had peritonitis without wondering how I’m still here-or recalling the most intense pain I think you can have.
Borowitz for infusing humor into a ywist experience. I’m on a plane and I brought no other entertainment.