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Go the F*** to Sleep Spawns Homemade Video Trend

Samuel L. Jackson earned hundreds of thousands of downloads last week when he read Go the F*** to Sleep for Audible. In addition, YouTube users have watched his reading nearly 20,000 times.

Adam Mansbach‘s profane children’s book for adults has spawned a number of unofficial videos on YouTube as well. These earnest readers have earned hundreds of thousands of views, sharing the book with a new online audience.

We’ve embedded a few video book readings below, but beware: ALL THESE VIDEOS CONTAIN NSFW LANGUAGE.

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Samuel L. Jackson Narrates Go the F*** to Sleep

Samuel L. Jackson recorded a six-minute audiobook version of Adam Mansbach‘s profane children’s book for adults, Go the F*** to Sleep.

Currently (as of this June 15 writing) Audible is offering the funny audiobook for free–follow this link to download. Apparently filmmaker and brilliant narrator Werner Herzog will also record an audiobook version.

Jackson explained in the narration: “I was anxious to do the audio read of this book because my agent has twins and he gave me the book and I read it and I fell out laughing. I remember all those times when I did read to my daughter when she was that age. Everybody tells you reading stories will put kids to sleep, but it never works. It didn’t in my house.”

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