PBS NewsHour

Profane picture books make fun out of a parent’s pains

Clip: 12/10/2014 | 5m 35s

Picture books are usually kid-oriented, but two expletive-laden tales, written like traditional bedtime stories, are parents-only hits. “You Have To F**king Eat” and “Go The F**k To Sleep” have become best-sellers, with audiobooks voiced by Samuel L. Jackson and Bryan Cranston -- two actors well-versed in the art of swearing. Jeffrey Brown interviews author Adam Mansbach.

Aired: 12/10/14

Rating: NR

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