Jenny Lawson

Jenny Lawson

Jennifer Lawson is an American journalist and blogger. She is the author of The Bloggess and Ill Advised blogs, co-author of Good Mom/Bad Mom on the ... More »Jennifer Lawson is an American journalist and blogger. She is the author of The Bloggess and Ill Advised blogs, co-author of Good Mom/Bad Mom on the Houston Chronicle and a columnist for SexIs magazine. She is best known for her irreverent writing style. She also used to write an advice column named "Ask The Bloggess" for The Personal News Network ( until she quit because they stopped paying her. She suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, OCD, depression and an anxiety disorder. Her personal blog averages close to half a million page views a month. She was recognized by the Nielsen ratings as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Mom Bloggers and Forbes listed as one of their Top 100 Websites for Women. She was a finalist in the 2010 Weblog awards for Best Writing and Most Humorous Writer, and a finalist in the 2011 Weblog awards for Best Writing, Most Humorous Writer and Weblog of the Year. In 2011 The Huffington Post named her the "Greatest Person of the Day" for her... [ Wikipedia ]

Announcing BlogHer '14 keynote speaker: Jenny Lawson, The Bloggess

I know we may all be distracted by the impending holidays (as am I, make no mistake) -- but we have such wonderful news, I hope you'll forgive this station break to announce (on the heels of unveiling our 10x10 Project earlier this week) another BlogHer '14 keynote speaker: Jenny Lawson...

Jenny Lawson

Jenny Lawson, aka "The Bloggess," knows that the most humiliating moments in your life are often the ones that define you -- plus, they're the ones that readers find most funny. Let's Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir), new in paperback, collects some of her most ...

Jenny Lawson: From Blogger To Bestseller

NEW YORK (WLNY) – Adorably offensive and irreverent, Jenny Lawson’s blog,, is among the most popular on the web. Now, she’s put all of her quirky humor into a memoir, ‘Let’s Pretend This Never Happened.’ She joined us on The Couch on Wednesday to share the laughs and talk ...

I Talked to The Bloggess: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened Without a Confidence Wig

Jenny Lawson If I have money, it’s a snow cone topped with Chambord. If I don’t, it’s a Smirnoff poured over crushed ice with a hint of cherry cough syrup. BlogHer: Do you think cats really leave dead animals at your feet because they think you’re too dumb to learn to hunt? Jenny ...

MTV Act Blog – Act-Approved Summer Reading List: ‘The Help,’ Romney, Obama, &#8216...

Jenny Lawson, $20 at It’s pretty hard to pretend something never happened when you publish it for the world to see, but this hilarious “mostly true” memoir by Jenny Lawson teaches us that our most embarrassing moments will someday become the ones we recall ...

Permission To Be You

, Jenny Lawson got some help on that path thanks to her father, a turkey named Jenkins, and an incident in the public school library. "Because it was the first time in my life that I gave myself permission to be me. I was still shy and still self-conscious and terrified of people, but ...

Nielsen, Lawson top best-seller list at Seattle’s Secret Garden Bookshop

Book 1 of the Ascendence Trilogy, “The False Prince” by Jennifer Nielsen, leads the children’s best-seller list while Jenny Lawson’s “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened” tops adult best-sellers at Seattle’s Secret Garden Bookshop. Current best-sellers at Secret Garden Bookshop, 2214 N.W. ...

Metal chickens and red dresses

Humorist Jenny Lawson’s online site, The Bloggess, gets millions of hits every month. She has more than 200,000 followers on Twitter. Her book, “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened,” debuted four months ago on The New York Times best-seller list. She credits her success to growing up in a ...

Hot memoirs

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, Jenny Lawson (The Blogess), Amy Cinhorn Books, Putnam The title of Lawson’s entertaining book is derived from the fact that it is our most embarrassing and horrible moments — the ones we would like to erase from our hard drive — that mould us and ...

Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

" Jenny Lawson (The Bloggess) confessed an innocent mistake: "I reached under my desk to pet my cat and realized it was my purse. I've been talking to my purse for 20 minutes. " And Liliana Greenfield-Sanders revealed just how much she must talk about her cat: "After I text 'important' ...

The 100 Best Websites For Women, 2013

TheBloggess : Jenny Lawson blogs about sex, love and motherhood, and whatever else comes to mind...

Call For Your Picks For The 100 Best Websites For Women 2013

We’ve previously featured clout-wielders like LearnVest and Jezebel, up-and-comers like Hello Giggles and Change the Ratio, and impresario bloggers like Jenny Lawson’s The Bloggess and Gen Y career expert Lindsey Pollak. Now, as we work to add to and update the list, we want your ...

2012 In Review: 50 Wonderful Things From The Year In Pop Culture : Monkey See : NPR

All the parts of Let's Pretend This Never Happened, the memoir of Jenny Lawson (known online as The Bloggess), that made me laugh so hard I kept having to put down the book. 45. A comment that A.V. Club writer Todd Van Der Werff left on his own recap of an episode of Lena Dunham's Girls...

Author of “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened” finds humor in most everything.

Jenny Lawson will speak in Kansas City on Thursday. Where: Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St. Inappropriate, sure. But she’s the one who titles her book, “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened” and offers childhood tales like the one about getting her arm way, way stuck during a ...

Jenny Mollen Lands Book Deal with St. Martin’s Press

Here’s more from the release: “Written in the spirit of Chelsea Handler, Jen Lancaster, and Jenny Lawson, I Like You Just the Way I Am is about not doing the right thing. With stories of Jenny stalking her therapist and punching her best friend in the eye (as a favor), I Like You ...

Best Sellers

LET’S PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED, by Jenny Lawson (Amy Einhorn/Putnam) THE ART AND MAKING OF THE DARK KNIGHT TRILOGY, by Jody Duncan Jesser (Abrams) WHY DOES THE WORLD EXIST?, by Jim Holt (Liveright) IT'S EVEN WORSE THAN IT LOOKS, by Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein (Basic Books) A ...

The Printed Blog Kickstarter Campaign – Like The Internet, Only Flammable

With highly regarded bloggers such as Jenny Lawson, a.k.a. The Bloggess, White Girl Problems author Babe Walker, and former Men’s Fitness editor and media personality Neal Boulton all serving as contributing writers, and controversial celebrity photographer Tyler Shields - currently ...

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Katie Couric stakes a claim in daytime talk TV

And on Thursday, her guests are Brene Brown, author of the upcoming motivational book "Daring Greatly" and popular blogger Jenny Lawson. "I just hope people will be receptive to the whole spectrum of different kinds of shows that I really want to do," says Couric. "I hope that we won't ...

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