Britt Appleton is an illustrator, writer, satirist, public speaker, photographer, and professional personality. She is the author of the recently published illustrated memoir, “Late Bloomer.” Other works by Appleton include, “The David,” a book of comedic essays about the year she spent traveling with David Sedaris, and, “F#$@ YOU,” an illustrated book about bloggers in America.
The movie version of Late Bloomer was recently awarded “Best Movie Ever” at all the festivals. It stars Penelope Cruz as Britt Appleton. Appleton is also known for several films she’s co-written with Tina Fey. She is a frequent contributer to This American Life, and her many illustrations and humor pieces are featured in the New Yorker.
Of all of her accomplishments, Appleton is most proud of being Conan O’Brien’s favorite guest. She splits her time between northern and southern California, with her husband, Javier Bardem, and their golden retriever rescue, Jesse.
1) be a cat
2) be a cat who fits in a teacup or is friends with a deer
3) already be famous
4) post incorrect geography to Facebook (i.e. “u guys why is it new mexico and mexico instead of north mexico and south mexico?”
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I made this poster for my mom, because she loves Lee. It’s all of my favorite drawings of Lee compiled together, so you really get a sense of just how naughty and awesome Lee is. In my mind, you hang this in your kid’s room and it gets tempera paint splattered all over it and then you give them a time out. Purchase here.
This is based on a true story. Pete needed help taking out the trash, but I had a popsicle. It’s a lose-lose. Purchase here.
This is an all-time fav of mine. I love wine and this is what happens to me. Wine rocks. Purchase here.
Is this not the cheesiest f*ing pillow you’ve ever seen? Purchase here.