From the Archives: “Dear Wayne, I’ve Been Humiliated: Farted in Yoga”
The New York Observer called it “The Mother of All Book Trailers”
The Awl headline read: “Wayne Koestenbaum Gives Free, Wonderfully Terrible Advice”
Salon.com called it a “Must-See Viral Video”
In this 8-part (!) series, cultural critic and writer Wayne Koestenbaum attacks humiliating scenarios (like farting in yoga) head-on, transforming embarrassment into an elevated, slightly off-kilter discourse about what it means to be human. The most amazing part about this series is all the great material we ended up having to leave on the cutting room floor… we could’ve easily made this feature-length.
The full series:
Book Trailer for: Humiliation, by Wayne Koestenbaum (“The funniest, smartest, most heartbreaking yet powerful book I’ve read in a long time”—John Waters)