Samuel L. Jackson, of Course, Reads Go the Fuck to Sleep

The profane children's-book-for-adults that Jacob Sullum wrote about last month has a great, if obvious, audio narrator:

Thanks to alert parent Scott Ross for the tip.

UPDATE: Doh! Already taken down. I guess we'll just have to make do with the Werner Herzog version then (thanks, commenter Sandy!):

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  • fish||

    "Go the F**k to Sleep - r...."
    This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Audible, Inc..

    Shit that didn't take long.


  • ||

    Vergessen Sie nicht Werner Herzog!

  • Sandy||

    ...or about Poland.

    Damn your speed!

  • Sandy||

    One might even call it a blitzpost.

  • Sandy||

    There's still Werner Herzog's reading:

  • ||

  • Joe M||

  • Joe M||

    The Samuel L. Jackson version, that is.


    Samuel L. Jackson version mp3:

  • Almanian||

    Sooooo.....obvious narrator is obvious.

    Got it!

  • PantsFan||

    I want to subscribe to this.
    Promo code: ROME

  • ||

    I don't care if God himself reads it. It is still not funny.

  • ||

    I don't think it's that funny, either, but I'm compelled by law to post anything Werner Herzog is involved with.

  • ||

    Burden of Dreams is the most compelling and bizare thing I have ever watched.

  • MNG||

    Aquirre Wrath of God was not bad.

  • ||

    "I, the wrath of God, will marry my own daughter and with her I'll found the purest dynasty the earth has ever seen."

  • Solanum||

    Don't fret precious, I'm here
    Step away from the window
    And go...back to sleep
    Lay your head down child, I won't let the bogeyman come
    Counting bodies like sheep to the rhythm of the war drums
    Pay no mind to the rabble, pay no mind to the rabble
    Head down go to sleep to the rhythm of the war drums

    Is this supposed to be funny?

  • ||

    No, and the Perfect Circle lyrics weren't funny last time you posted them here either.

  • Solanum||

    Doh, copy & paste fail on my part. Someone else posted this the last time.

  • ||

    Don't know anything about the book....why IS there a book? "Go the fuck to sleep" pretty much covers it, nice and succinctly. What are the remaining pages? Threats?

  • ¢||

    If you guys had named your book The Declaration of Fuckityfuckpants, the whole internet would be an ad for it right now.

  • PantsFan||

    Where's the Walken version?

  • PantsFan||

    Here's a working version (for now) of the Sam Jackson version

  • Citizen Nothing||

    As the parent of five-year-old twins, I find this insightful and hilarious.

  • Greg Cosmos||

    I got the Sam Jackson on audible for free, like yesterday.

    And, since I do have kids, yes it is funny. If you have kids, and can't relate to this, congratulations. Can I trade lives with you?

  • mad libertarian guy||



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