Idiot: Life Stories from the Creator of Help Helen Smash

Idiot: Life Stories from the Creator of Help Helen Smash

by Laura Clery


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From YouTube star and Facebook Video sensation Laura Clery comes a collection of comedic essays in the vein of We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby and You’ll Grow Out of It by Jessi Klein.

Laura Clery makes a living by sharing inappropriate comedy sketches with millions of strangers on the Internet. She writes songs about her anatomy, talks trash about her one-eyed rescue pug, and sexually harasses her husband, Stephen. And it pays the bills!

Now, in her first-ever book, Laura recounts how she went from being a dangerously impulsive, broke, unemployable, suicidal, cocaine-addicted narcissist, crippled by fear and hopping from one toxic romance to the a more-happy-than-not, somewhat rational, meditating, vegan yogi with good credit, a great marriage, a fantastic career, and four unfortunate-looking rescue animals. Still, above all, Laura remains an amazingly talented, adorable, and vulnerable, self-described...Idiot.

With her signature brand of offbeat, no-holds-barred humor, Idiot introduces you to a wildly original—and undeniably relatable—new voice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781982101947
Publisher: Gallery Books
Publication date: 09/24/2019
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 31,209
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Laura Clery is an actress and comedian best known for posting daily comedy sketches to Facebook and YouTube, where she has a combined seven million followers and upwards of two billion views. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, son, and motley crew of rescue animals.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Oh, the Places I've Peed 1

Chapter 2 High School Hammer Time 17

Chapter 3 My Summer of (possibly too much) Freedom 45

Chapter 4 How to Ignore a Hundred Red Flags 59

Chapter 5 The Damon Inside 83

Chapter 6 A Spoonful of Sugar 109

Chapter 7 Look, Mom! I'm on TV! 135

Chapter 8 New Beginnings (But, like, for real) 161

Chapter 9 Two Apartments and a Home 193

Chapter 10 Maggie: Cat 213

Chapter 11 Walking Through Fear 223

Acknowledgments 247

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