Andy Borowitz. Follow Storyteller. Andy Borowitz is a comedian and writer whose work appears in The New Yorker as The Borowitz An Unexpected Twist. If you’ve read my book An Unexpected Twist and enjoyed it, would you consider sharing this page about the book on your timeline so your friends can find out. The very funny Andy Borowitz joins us to take a look at a very serious intestinal ailment that almost killed.

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A somewhat humorous story Andy’s serious medical emergency. Kindle Singles are short, but this is like a half-single. He took stock in a very positive way.

I don’t know Borowitz writing, just funny fb remarks, until this piece, but I do know what intestinal cancers, surgeries and a long ten year struggle with multiple episodes of peritonitis is like. It’s funny and sharp. This is the best story bprowitz someone’s colon surgeries I’ve ever read.

Many people find those things funny. Astonishingly short and rife with foul language. It’s kind of like sitting down and listening to a friend or acquaintance recount a story of something really weird that happened to them once. Felt more like an essay.


Andy Borowitz almost died, but lived to tell this stranger-than-fiction tale. Unexpevted on a plane and I aney no other entertainment. And then I look at my beautiful wife sleeping next to me. Feb 15, The Galaxy rated it liked it. The author writes with aandy good sense of humor and it’s easy to empathize with him and root for him. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Mar 04, Shakti rated it really liked it. An Unexpected Twist by Andy Borowitz. I can’t recommend this book more highly. Noble purposes, but done better a thousand time Kindle Singles are short, but this is like a half-single.

Feb 21, Jen Quintanilla rated it liked it. Very enjoyable short story. Its a 99 cent Kindle e-reader.

An Unexpected Twist

Some highlights with spoilers: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mar 15, Alaina rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 03, Rob rated it really liked it. This hardly counts as a book. I don’t see him affected as I was except maybe that this is so short My colon now untwisted — by hand, the artisanal way — I’m given a hospital room, where I recover from the procedure by watching a replay of the Obama-McCain “town hall” debate that took place earlier that night.


But if they were asleep, how do they know they felt pain? Aug 06, Robespierre Cat rated it really liked it. Open Preview See a Problem?

An Unexpected Twist by Andy Borowitz

Here’s what it means: Maybe this is for that guy. Overall, it was fascinating to read about what Andy and Olivia went through.

View all 5 comments. The intake nurse on duty says, “Can you rate your pain from one through ten?

This is the first of his I’ve read and it was hysterical! Though, there were several tired and lazy moments in the humor department as well. Twenty minutes of full-blown LOLing. Kindle Edition18 pages. Feb 25, Keeley rated it did unexpeccted like it.

This is a single, short personal essay. Noble purposes, but done better a thousand times elsewhere, and severely undermined by the base humor and language.