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.
Planning to read more in 2014? This might help: fifteen of the picador.com editors’ favourite books you can easily read in a week. *Not the same week, unless you’re a speed reader extraordinaire.
From hilarious Bridget Jones quotes to the wise words of Cormac McCarthy, we have compiled a list of ten things that ten different Picador books have taught us about that little word.
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...
I’ve found my new best friend. https://t.co/S79pjCxXXm
by @TheBloggess - 20 hours ago
The responses to my rainbow meteor question last night = confirmation I’ve found my people.
@TheAuthorGuy I, for one, welcome our glamorous alien death spore overlords.
by @TheBloggess - 21 hours ago
@BadAstronomer Space junk. Like a celestial dick pic.
by @TheBloggess - yesterday
@BadAstronomer It started low on the horizon, went almost straight downward and only lasted 3-4 seconds.
Get ready to have your mind BLOWN. Maybe not in an entirely good way. Hard to tell. http://theblo...
by @jennythebloggess - yesterday
Trigger warning: Danger noodle on the blog today.
by @jennythebloggess - 4 days ago
WE ALREADY KNOW THAT, KEVIN. http://thebloggess.com/2018/03/13/i-dont-know-how-things-work-part-elev...
I found what I want on my tombstone, y'all. http://thebloggess.com/2018/03/09/i-think-i-found-what-i...
by @jennythebloggess - 8 days ago
Apparently at Hailey's school if the power goes off the school goes on lockdown until they can confi...
by @jennythebloggess - 10 days ago
Amazon knows me too well and it’s insulting and also costing me money. - yesterday
You know how Amazon recommends stuff to you based on stuff you’ve bought or liked? Well, here are a few things Amazon thought I’d like this month: A pillow with the words “HORSE PENIS” on it. It comes in eight … Continue reading →
I don’t know how things work, part eleventy thousand - 4 days ago
I bought a lipstick at the drugstore but when I got to the car to try it on I couldn’t pull the lid off so I tried using my teeth but there were two guys sitting in a truck next … Continue reading →
I think I found what I want on my tombstone. - 8 days ago
A series of unrelated things to catch you up on: 1. Apparently there was thing years ago where people replaced the vowels in their names with “oodle” and I guess I missed it but from now on please refer to … Continue reading →
Why are there penises all over the garage: an attempted explanation - 10 days ago
In the last week a series of weird things happened and it’s hard to for me to write right now because there are a million (4) people in my house tearing out cabinets and walls because of the flood damage … Continue reading →
Break all your legs. - 16 days ago
Hailey: Today we’re performing our play in front of the school. me: McBeth? Hailey: MOM. YOU SHOULD NEVER SAY THAT WORD. me: Which word? McBeth? Hailey: ARE YOU KIDDING ME? It’s considered very bad luck to say the name of … Continue reading →