Let's Pretend This Never Happened.
Even though Jenny Lawson gets into all sorts of situations that take ten minutes to explain and that make you laugh uncontrollably, at the same time I kept thinking how poignant this book is, and at times almost unbearably sad. If there's one critique I have it's that I sometimes feel that The Bloggess is protecting us from the sadness. I felt this in particular in the chapter in which she describes her rheumatoid arthritis where I wish she hadn't framed a truly awful time in an admittedly hilarious story involving being stabbed by a chicken.
But believe me, that is a minor quibble for a beautiful, heartbreaking, profane, and breathtakingly funny book. I still want to know who she wants to play her family and herself in the movie. I can tell you already, the book is better.
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