It Gets Worse: A Collection of Essays

· Sold by Simon and Schuster
969 reviews

About this ebook


New York Times bestselling author, director, actor, and YouTube superstar Shane Dawson returns with another highly entertaining and uproariously funny essay collection, chronicling a mix of real life moments both extraordinary and mortifying, yet always full of heart.

Shane Dawson shared some of his best and worst experiences in I Hate Myselfie, the critically acclaimed book that secured his place as a gifted humorist and keen observer of millennial culture. Fans felt as though they knew him after devouring the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal bestseller. They were right… almost.

In this new collection of original personal essays, Shane goes even deeper, sharing never-before-revealed stories from his life, giving readers a no-holds-barred look at moments both bizarre and relatable, from cult-like Christian after-school activities, dressing in drag, and losing his virginity, to hiring a psychic, clashes with celebrities, and coming to terms with his bisexuality. Every step of the way, Shane maintains his signature brand of humor, proving that even the toughest breaks can be funny when you learn to laugh at yourself.

This is Let's Pretend This Never Happened and Running With Scissors for the millennial generation: an inspiring, intelligent, and brutally honest collection of true stories by a YouTube sensation-turned one of the freshest new voices out there.
969 reviews
Its Me
August 4, 2016
Is an amazing book from start to finish. It feels like Shane is right next to you reading the book. It is rewritten just like talks in his videos. This book is emotional and funny. The humor is one of a kind .
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Emma Quirino
August 31, 2016
Shane dawson is bae and life he is the person i look up to when im upset i watch his videos and im happy again so i love the book and i yhink he should keep writing stories of his life
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A Google user
September 17, 2016
This book made me laugh, tear up, gave me hope. I truly would read every book he writes.
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About the author

Shane Dawson is a director, actor, comedian, musician, YouTube vlogger, and the New York Times bestselling author of I Hate Myselfie. He lives in Hollywood, California. Find him on

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