Jenny Lawson is an award-winning and hugely popular columnist and blogger her blog, www.thebloggess.com, receives 2-3 million page views every month and she has over 220,000 followers on Twitter. She has been called the funniest woman alive (by at least three people), one of the most progressive womens voices of our time (by an acclaimed feminist writer), and totally inappropriate (by Marie Claire). Jenny lives in Texas with her husband and daughter.
We spoke to Jenny Lawson about her new novel, Furiously Happy, blogging and her lifelong battle with anxiety and depression.
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Jenny Lawson's book Let's Pretend This Never Happened topped the NYT list in 2012 and has delighted readers on both sides of the Atlantic.
After seeing the rave reviews that Jenny Lawson’s hilarious and outrageous book Let’s Pretend This Never Happened had garnered (see below) we decided to take advantage of people’s desire for a copy: we’d award copies of the book to the best five stories of embarr...
Something very exciting has been happening here at Picador over the last few months. It all started when we received, via a US book scout, the manuscript for Let's Pretend This Never Happened, a memoir by Internet sensation Jenny Lawson...
@technohawk I cannot stop laughing. That deserves an Emmy.
by @TheBloggess - 18 hours ago
Excited baby emu = me every time I see a cat at a party. https://t.co/jvn7Q80eH3
"But how did you even stuff the cats into the backpack?" By betraying their trust and goodwill, obv...
by @jennythebloggess - yesterday
This is why my credit cards should be cancelled after 2am: http://thebloggess.com/2017/10/17/i-have...
My timeline is full of men and women proclaiming "me too" regarding being the target of sexual haras...
by @jennythebloggess - 3 days ago
So, does this marketing work on anyone? Ever? http://thebloggess.com/2017/10/12/i-think-im-being-s...
by @jennythebloggess - 6 days ago
You guys? This view at the drive-thru window right now is giving me life: http://thebloggess.com/2...
by @jennythebloggess - 8 days ago
UPDATED: I have become what I have sneered at. - yesterday
Remember last month when I wrote about Amazon recommending a ridiculous astronaut baby carrier to take your cats for walk in and they were like, “YOU SHOULD TOTALLY HAVE THIS, WIERDO” and I was a little offended? And then I … Continue reading →
I think I’m being stalked. - 6 days ago
Email from company I’ve never heard of before: DEAR JEMMY, DON’T MISS OUT ON TODAY’S EXCLUSIVE SPECIALS! me: ::Clicks unsubscribe button:: Their website: To unsubscribe you must go to this webpage to update your email preference. me: ::Unchecks the EIGHTEEN … Continue reading →
Hello. Dog here. - 8 days ago
Victor told me to look at the drive-thru window of our local burger joint and I didn’t get why until I suddenly saw it and then I couldn’t stop laughing. And I said in a deep doggie voice, “Hello! I … Continue reading →
What’s my name again? - 10 days ago
I consider myself very lucky that my brand of crazy is recognized so universally that my books have been translated into lots of different languages, and that means I have a whole shelf full of books that I wrote but … Continue reading →
It’s late. - 13 days ago
It’s late, but that’s not a surprise. It’s always late when this happens. The business and sunlight and work drive away any time you have to feel too strongly, but eventually the sun goes down and everyone is tucked into … Continue reading →
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