I’m not afraid to write about madness. I always figure that whatever most embarrasses you is something that everyone can relate to, really…because we’re just not that different. So if you think, ‘Oh my god, this is so embarrassing. I can’t possibly talk about that,' and you write about it, the audience is gonna be like, ‘that happened to me!'
David Sedaris, Interview with VPRO – Dutch TV, Sep 22, 2013