Peering into life's cringe-worthy moments, best-selling writer Beth Lisick excavates territory that the majority might particularly forget about. humorous, strange, deeply own, but someway common, those are the type of thoughts that hang-out us all, the small lousy moments of disgrace and humiliation that we might particularly omit than relive.
Beth Lisick has made a occupation of establishing her lifestyles to her readers in all of its messy, clever hilarity, yet this sort of tale does not often locate its method right into a memoir. along with her trademark humor and sly intelligence, writing briefly flashes the way in which those episodes are likely to pop up in reminiscence, Lisick recounts her such a lot embarrassing moments with gusto. From a trick she performed on a neighbor thirty years in the past to what she unintentionally blurted out eventually night's banquet, she explores the undesirable judgments and free-floating regrets that maintain her up at evening, and the result's a bold, candid, and wickedly humorous number of embarrassment embraced, the triumph of humor and point of view over daily mortification.
Writer, performer, and self sustaining movie actress Beth Lisick is the writer of the New York Times best-selling comedian memoir Everybody Into the Pool and the gonzo self-help manifesto Helping Me aid Myself.
Praise for Yokohama Threeway:
"The final joyride for these people who get pleasure from cringe-worthy embarrassment, real pathos, and an overdosing volume of schadenfreude."—Michael Ian Black
"This ebook is fucking great."—Kathleen Hanna, of Bikini Kill and The Julie Ruin
"A unusually touching and interesting portrait of the artist as a tender screwup."—Booklist
"Yokohama Threeway blends the humorous and the painful into an elixir extra heavily equivalent to cough medication than soda pop—a little sour, made from unusual components, no longer genuine beautiful, yet precious so one can recover. in spite of everything, you're chuffed you took it, whether it leaves a cool aftertaste."—World Literature Today
"Speaking as somebody who hates every little thing, i like this book."—James Greer, musician & writer of The Failure
"Hilarious, heartbreaking, compassionate, pitch ideal, totally original."—Joyce Maynard, writer of After Her and Labor Day
"A laugh-out-loud sequence of brief, revelatory confessions propelled through interest and an acute wish to adventure the area. it's not now and maybe by no means can be rather fashionable for individuals to proportion their shames, yet Lisick does it with aplomb or even exuberance."—Evan Karp, SF Weekly
"Beth Lisick's new essay assortment Yokohama Threeway made me snigger out loud greater than anything i've got learn all 12 months, she is a grasp at sharing her lifestyles reviews with self-deprecating but sincere humor."—David Gutowski, Largehearted Boy
"Beth Lisick, divulges the main embarrassing moments in a chain of brief essays dripping with depraved humor."—7x7 Magazine