Amy Sedaris: Jim Spellman/; David Sedaris: Carol T. Powers/Dallas Morning News/Newscom
Karen Valby
March 11, 2004 AT 05:00 AM EST

Amy and David Sedaris made our list of America’s Top 10 comedians

Big brother is the best-selling author of the sublime autobiographical essay collections ”Me Talk Pretty One Day” and ”Naked,” full of terrific riffs about stuff like his cuckoo-clock North Carolina clan and his midget guitar teacher. Little sis was the rubber-faced star of Comedy Central’s truly strange ”Strangers With Candy,” as well as the blond pixie stealing scenes in ”Sex and the City” and coauthor of the book ”Wigfield.”

We laughed at The ”Me Talk Pretty” story about when Amy wore the bottom half of a fatty suit around town just for kicks — and Amy’s Off Off Broadway version of the deadly serious Marsha Norman drama ”’night, Mother,” played for laughs in a fatty suit.

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