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...
After a long day of blood work and tests I stopped by the post office and found lovely letters… https://t.co/NJDbCMg1EH
by @TheBloggess - 9 hours ago
And now I'm suddenly very interested in the eclipse. https://t.co/efYQujst2K
by @TheBloggess - 23 hours ago
As requested, HST dance party remix. https://t.co/FaLeGq3CJY Unmute and shake what your mama gave you.
by @TheBloggess - yesterday
@CarenBerlanga I never check email. Can you DM me?
I think I made a cannibal : https://t.co/GPxkgck7nQ
jennythebloggess - yesterday
I think I made a cannibal : http://thebloggess.com/2017/08/16/birds-get-away-with-everything/
jennythebloggess - 2 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 - 3 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.
jennythebloggess - 8 days ago
Give me something to read: http://thebloggess.com/2017/08/09/give-me-something-to-read/ #BookLoversDay
jennythebloggess - 10 days ago
Nipple found! http://thebloggess.com/2017/08/07/nipple-found/ Such a weird feeling of relief.
Birds get away with everything. - yesterday
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? - 2 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 - 8 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 →
NIPPLE FOUND. - 10 days ago
A couple of months ago I read that Samantha Bee made Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2017 and I was like, “WHAT. SHE WORE MY NIPPLE ON HER FACE ONCE!” and then the strangers in line with me … Continue reading →
I have so many questions. - 14 days ago
Note: I’m an idiot. So I have pneumonia again because of course I do and nothing is cutting this cough so today my doctor gave me some cough syrup and my first question was, “Why does it say ‘This is a … Continue reading →
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