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...
@Racheldoesstuff Near perfection. Needs an animatronic bear playing the banjo.
by @TheBloggess - 12 hours ago
@maureenjohnson @paulandstorm @JoCoCruise And all money raised goes to buying the clown motel. What could possibly go wrong?
by @TheBloggess - yesterday
Well that seems reasonable. https://t.co/yC2KDRwpry
@soflantastic @mstiefvater You’re going to be okay. Sending you love.
I tried to teach Dorothy Barker to beg but instead she just claps sarcastically. https://t.co/Yk9c7qifWO
by @TheBloggess - 2 days ago
Painfully true. Fuck. Sorry.
by @jennythebloggess - 20 hours ago
If you ordered a personalized book from BookPeople I just finished yours. Whoop! Also signed some e...
by @jennythebloggess - 4 days ago
Want a book? Updates! http://thebloggess.com/2017/12/12/i-had-a-lot-of-anxiety-talking-about-anxie...
by @jennythebloggess - 5 days ago
Currently trying not to panic as I listen to myself talk about panic on The Hilarious World of Depre...
by @jennythebloggess - 6 days ago
Strange letters from my father: http://thebloggess.com/2017/12/11/strange-letters-from-my-father/
I had a lot of anxiety talking about anxiety on a podcast about anxiety. - 5 days ago
This is not a real post. It’s just a quick update on three things: 1. This week I’m on The Hilarious World of Depression, which is one of my favorite podcasts ever. I sound completely insane, but I suppose that’s … Continue reading →
Strange letters from my father - 6 days ago
I never do paid posts but I’m doing this one for two reasons. 1) Because I was already going to write about this. Stick with it and you’ll see why in a second, and 2) because the 8th Annual Jame … Continue reading →
Strange new weather patterns - 9 days ago
Last night it snowed. That might not seem like much to you but snow is rare here. Rare as diamonds and – in my opinion – more beautiful. The newsman said it’s the first real snowfall here in 30 years … Continue reading →
The Eighth Annual James Garfield Miracle. - 10 days ago
Hey. You. Are you struggling to buy a toy for your child this year holidays? Are you wanting to help others? Do you like ecstatic taxidermied heads in santa hats? If any of these apply then you are in the … Continue reading →
I feel it in my bones. - 12 days ago
I feel it in my bones. The rain that hasn’t come. It doesn’t make sense but it’s true. I wake up at 2am and my hands ache and throb. I can feel my pulse in my feet. My wedding ring … Continue reading →
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