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Preview — Mental by Eddie Sarfaty
Mental: Funny In The Head
Many of the stories are snort-worthy funny and have moments of genuine, heart-breaking connections and truths. The last story, however, was a deal breaker. After talking on and off for a few stories about how he used to have a weight problem and has issues with people who pick on t ...more
I usually don't care for collections of humorous essays because I feel like they're trying WAY TOO HARD, but Sarfaty does something really smart ... he just goes for the human truth in each of these essays and allows the humor to come in organically. There were several times I had to put my Kindle down because I was laughing so hard--and each and every time those were situations where I thought "there but for the grace of God . . ." I also appreciate the ...more
I did, however, thoroughly enjoy the story "Can I Tell You Some ...more
Didn't need all the sex references and descriptions, though. It just didn't seem like they needed to be included in every story. ...more
Eddies first book, a collection of humorous essays entitled Mental: Funny in the Head was released by Kensington Press on July 1, 2009.
Eddie is on the faculty of The Theatre Lab in Washington, DC and New York Univ...more