Listen to Jennifer Garner's Delightfully Expletive-Filled Bedtime Story

This is the only way we ever want to fall asleep.

Jennifer Garner Reading Go The F--k To Sleep Book
(Image credit: Vanity Fair)

Brought to you by Vanity Fair, the same people who got her to confess that she's lost her dream of dancing with Ben Affleck at her daughter's wedding (opens in new tab), here is a fun video of Jennifer Garner reading the parody children's book Go the F*ck to Sleep. Gotta laugh to keep from crying, you know?

For comparison, here is Samuel L. Jackson's interpretation, which, while serviceable, just doesn't capture the same menacing/pleading tone only a mom can truly convey. 

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Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at MarieClaire.com. She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.