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...
@KathrynHansel Dammit. https://t.co/LRyZQ4OyIz
by @TheBloggess - 10 hours ago
The reactions to this: https://t.co/pPvWhh25fu = why twitter is better than Facebook.
by @TheBloggess - 14 hours ago
Retweet if you never retweet tweets that begin with the words "Retweet if you".
by @TheBloggess - 19 hours ago
I don't want to brag, but I get the best "this made me think of you" tweets. https://t.co/q08PXmey9p
by @TheBloggess - yesterday
@mick129 Yes. And yes!
jennythebloggess - yesterday
WTF, me. #solareclipse2017 http://thebloggess.com/2017/08/21/wtf-me-solareclipse2017/
jennythebloggess - 4 days ago
The eclipse is coming and I think Amazon is fucking with me: http://thebloggess.com/2017/08/18/i-just-wanted-to-stare-at-the-sun-is-that-so-wrong/ #DONTSTAREATTHESUN
jennythebloggess - 6 days ago
I think I made a cannibal : http://thebloggess.com/2017/08/16/birds-get-away-with-everything/
jennythebloggess - 7 days ago
I'M NOT GOING TO LET BIG NUTS KEEP ME DOWN. http://thebloggess.com/2017/08/15/when-do-the-cyborg-bodies-get-here/ (Contains actually important medical advice, for once.)
jennythebloggess - 8 days ago
Vomited for 10 straight hours after a terrible allergic reaction last night. Today my dr calls to tell me the drugs I'm taking to get rid of tuberculosis is causing liver damage and I need to come back in for more blood work. If it's still showing liver problems then I might have to stop the injections that purposely fuck up my immune system but keep my rheumatoid arthritis from causing even more permanent deformations. In short, my body is trying to kill me and I'd like a replacement.
WTF, me. #solareclipse2017 - yesterday
You know how on Friday I wrote about how we couldn’t find any eclipse glasses? Well I decided to go old-school and make a pinhole camera and then this happened: PS. No makeup, sweaty, hair in a pony tail, being … Continue reading →
I just wanted to stare at the sun. Is that so wrong? - 4 days ago
So the solar eclipse is in a few days and I waited too long so all the glasses you can view the sun with are sold out. I went to Amazon to see the safest thing that was still available … Continue reading →
Birds get away with everything. - 6 days ago
I wonder if birds ever hear songs on the radio and then chirp those songs and then the other birds are like, “OMG, FRANK. THAT SONG IS AMAZING. I CAN’T BELIEVE YOU CAME UP WITH THAT YOURSELF” and then Frank … Continue reading →
When do the cyborg bodies get here? - 7 days ago
I’ve been a bit MIA lately so here’s a quick update about where I am and what I’m doing. I had a severe allergic reaction that made me vomit for 10 straight hours and I don’t recommend it. I developed … Continue reading →
Give me something to read - 13 days ago
I’m working on my next book and when I get stuck I read something brilliant to inspire me, so today I’m asking you to share your favorite book ever in the comments. The one that you read over and over … Continue reading →
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