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“I had more issues than ,” Marnell wrote in her book and described herself as “a weepy, wobbly, hallucination-prone insomniac” and a “tweaky self-mutilator.” Her brains, she wrote, were “so scrambled you could’ve ordered them for brunch at Sarabeth’s.” Marnell is 5’4” and couldn’t be more than 100 pounds, if that.
She’s had a wildly impressive career that included working for Condé Nast.
When I [went] back and read it, I’m like, ‘Oh, I kind of like this better.’ It was a little less serious, but also the way I talk.
Once I started trying to be charismatic, that helped. Even if you’re like, ‘This shouldn’t be funny.’ Not all books should be funny, obviously, but it made a big difference for me, when I let that come in.” Then she switched medications in the middle of writing the book.
Using amphetamines—excuse me, prescribed Adderall—is not a likely path for a drug abuser to find peace.
In the captivating prose of her book, I pondered what words were missing—for example, “Somebody, please help me.” With everything about her life so public, did anybody ever reach out to help?
It’s well known that Marnell has built her brand by celebrating her train wreck trajectory.
I had a flat affect with every single joke, and my editor sent it back, and was like, ‘What did you do?’” When asked what her vision had been, Marnell said, “I wanted to do a linear, I mean a narrative, just out of strategy for my career.I feel like a lot of people get these big first book deals, and then turn to essays. The woman I met was brunette, childlike and vulnerable. Every photo I had Googled showed her, now 34, as a Barbie-beautiful blonde in heavy make-up.