By Kelly Oxford
“The Funniest Memoir You’ll Ever Read”* from one of many “Funniest humans on Twitter”**
“Will make you're keen on her much more than you possibly already do. . . . actually hilarious, with an excellent experience of sarcasm, intelligence and a hefty dose of irony jumbled in. . . . I couldn’t positioned this e-book down—you won’t be ready to, either.” —HelloGiggles.com
From her beginnings as a wunderkind manufacturer of pirated level productions for six-year-olds, via her lively adventures observing self-gratifying monkeys, throwing up on Chinese-food supply males, and stalking Leonardo DiCaprio, listed below are the goofy highs and frightening lows of existence as Kelly Oxford.
“Terribly humorous, and infrequently on par with the paintings of essayists she herself admires, corresponding to Jonathan Ames, Sloane Crosley and David Sedaris.” —National Post
“One of the funniest voices ever to hit the web makes use of her trademark mixture of biting wit and self-deprecation to discover hilarity in daily life.” —NPR
“I learn this. It isn’t pretty much as good as The Wizard of Oz.” —Beatrix, age 5, can’t read
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