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The Sixth Year: American Sigh Story

Category: personal shit

Rape Jokes Q&A

Hey! In case you missed it, I have a book coming out – my debut novel, Rape Jokes, is getting a print and ebook release at the end of this year with the amazing Frayed Edge Press. And you guys had some questions about Rape Jokes (everyone does when they hear that title). So, without further ado, let’s get into the Q&A and talk about release dates, titles, bad ideas, and everything in between!

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The Golden State Killer and the Appeal of True Crime

Fuck,” I muttered to myself when I switched on my computer this morning. “Fuck. Fuck.”

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The Most Exciting News in the World (Plus Q&A)

I still can’t believe I actually get to write this post. But here goes. This is pretty much the most exciting, terrifying, holy-shit-this-mix-of-emotions-is-going-to-make-me-burst-into-tears announcement I’ve ever made in my life, and so I’m just going to blurt this on to your lap before I spend another half-hour dancing around the house with excitement.

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Operation Quit Drinking

So, just about a hundred days ago, I stopped drinking.

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The One With the Eating Disorder

Hating my body was the easiest thing in the world.


Here’s an extremely unsettling picture of me to set the mood


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The Best TV Shows of 2017

So, it’s that time of the year once more. I may not have been the most positive I’ve ever been about TV this year – between the outright awfulness of Doctor Who, to the sproadic weirdness of Vikings, to the who-the-fuck-knows-seriously of American Horror Story, I seem to have spent a lot of time exasperated with the small screen. But I still love my TV,  we’re closing out on 2017 and for once, I feel like being a little positive. So let’s take a look at my ten best shows of the year!

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Ruthless Release Announcement!

Whee! Happy Tuesday, one and all – and if you need something to warm you up in these cold-ass winter months, I have just the thing for you.

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Ruthless Release Date and Cover Reveal!

Hello, Guignoleers (does that work? It doesn’t. I’ll come up with something better soon, I promise)! I know most of you are around here for the relentless TV snark and shouting at Stephen King books, and I thank you for that, but what if I told you I wrote books of my own? And what if I told you that one of those books was coming out in a week’s time?

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Operation Quit Smoking, Part Eight

So, I’m recently back from a holiday in Spain to visit my parents:


You’re jealous, I can tell

And a new milestone hit in my great quit smoking diaries. Which is, well, that I unquit for a little bit.

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Operation Quit Smoking, Part Seven

I think, right now, I’m where I want to be when it comes to smoking.


Relevant: my skin has cleared THE FUCK UP since I went off cigarettes, in case you, like me, needed a completely superficial reason to stop. That’s why I can reasonably squeeze in this actually nice picture of myself.

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