You Blew It!: An Awkward Look at the Many Ways in Which You've Already Ruined Your Life (Paperback)

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A hilarious examination of faux pas for readers of Allie Brosh's Hyperbole and a Half and Jenny Lawson's Let's Pretend This Never Happened

Humankind is doomed. Especially you.

It's already too late. From overstaying your welcome at a party, to leaving passive-aggressive post-its on your roommate's belongings, to letting your date know the extent of the internet reconnaissance you did on them--you're destined to embarrass yourself again and again. In You Blew It , Josh Gondelman, comedian and co-creator of the "Modern Seinfeld" twitter account, teams up with Joe Berkowitz, an equally wry and ruthless social-observer, to dissect a range of painfully hilarious faux pas. Breaking down the code violations of modern culture--particularly our fervent, ridiculous addiction to technology--Gondelman and Berkowitz will keep you laughing as they explore how social blunders are simply part of the mystery that is you.

About the Author


Josh Gondelman is a comedian and writer who incubated in Boston before moving to New York. He is an Emmy-nominated writer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, which is a television show. He has also written for Women's Health, The New Yorker, and The Cut, which are magazines. He has toured internationally performing standup, which is just heavily-rehearsed talking, really. Joe Berkowitz is a writer living in Brooklyn. His work has been featured in The Awl, Salon, The Village Voice, Cosmopolitan, Vulture, RollingStone.com, GQ.com, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency, among others. He is currently a staff writer at Fast Company. He apologizes in advance and often.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780147515803
ISBN-10: 0147515807
Publisher: Plume Books
Publication Date: October 6th, 2015
Pages: 224
Language: English