This Is Why You're Fat Gets Book Deal

Update: The book is out! Read our review of This Is Why You're Fat.

Well, it's official: HarperStudio has acquired the rights to a book based on the blog This Is Why You're Fat. Congratulations are in order for scoring what we hear is a six-figure payday, all by simply setting up a Tumblr blog and having other people generate their content for them.

The owners of the site, Gawker Media video mastermind Richard Blakeley and his girlfriend, urlesque.com blogger Jessica Amason, are apparently also in TV development talks — we imagine some kind of mashup of Mythbusters and Man v Food — we can't wait.

Update: The book is out! Read our review of This Is Why You're Fat.

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