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 [...]
Autumn brings more than just falling leaves and the return of legitimate root vegetables: it's also when publishing houses drop their most ambitious cookbook offerings, hoping to tap into the spirit of cooking (and book-buying) that pervades the pre-holiday season.
And is this ever a good year for cookbooks: the next three months will see enough [...]
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.
Mark Bittman finally discovered This Is Why You're Fat, twittering: "Has everyone but me seen 'this is why you're fat?' http://thisiswhyyourefat.com/"
And because of Bittman, Ruth Reichl saw it for the first time, too! She replies: "@bittman I was much happier NOT having seen that. Thanks so much for sharing. Truly gross."
On to Emily Nunn, twittering: [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]