This morning Jessica Amason visited The Today Show to promote her new book This Is Why You're Fat (Amazon). She brought along some sample dishes including bacon cinnamon rolls; deep-fried Coke; McNuggetinis; bacon-wrapped mac n cheese-stuffed meatloaf; and peanut butter, banana, and bacon doughnuts. All of which graced the lips of Kathy Lee Gifford and [...]
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We finally got our grubby paws on what could be the most hotly-anticipated book release of 2009, This Is Why You're Fat: Where Dreams Become Heart Attacks ($9.99, Amazon) by Jessica Amason and Richard Blakeley. Contained within these soft covers, scarcely larger than a CD jewel case, is, without [...]
The book we've all been waiting for, This Is Why You're Fat: Where Dreams Become Heart Attacks, is available for preorder on Amazon at a rather affordable $9.99. You know you want it.
Out October 27, 2009.
Here's a video of Richard Blakeley and Jessica Amason, creators of This Is Why You're Fat, rapping at SXSW to the tune of "This Is Why I'm Hot." OK fine, they might have landed a book deal, but they sure can't rap.
So while you're busy submitting your photographs of crazy unhealthy food concoctions to This Is Why You're Fat, keep in mind that the site owners, Gawker Media video mastermind Richard Blakeley and his girlfriend, urlesque.com blogger Jessica Amason, are shopping the book version of the site around for a six-figure payday — the book built [...]
It was only a matter of time before the creators of This Is Why You're Fat got too big for the internet. Well, now there's a proposal making the rounds for the book version — lit agent Daniel Greenberg is shopping around a straight-up dead tree rerun of the image-heavy blog, which (spoiler alert!) has [...]