Book Spotlight | It Gets Worse by Shane Dawson
by Shane Dawson
Expected Publication: July 19th, 2016
Genres: Non-Fiction, Memoir
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.
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.
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Shane Lee Dawson (born Yaw; born July 19, 1988) is an American YouTube personality, actor, sketch comedian, singer, songwriter and film director. Dawson is known for making comedy videos featuring many recurring characters (such as Shananay, Ned the Nerd, S. Deezy, Mom, Aunt Hilda, Fruitlupe and recently Amy), celebrity impersonations (such as Paris Hilton, Miley Cyrus and Sarah Palin), and spoofs of popular music videos and television shows. Most of his major productions were done with the help of producer Lauren Schnipper.
As of December 2015, his YouTube channel, ShaneDawsonTV, is the 129th most subscribed channel, having more than 7 million subscribers and more than 1.1 billion views. In March 2012, Dawson began pursuing a music career, releasing six singles. He has also released numerous music video parodies.
His podcast, Shane and Friends, starring him and his friend Jessie Buttafuoco (originally with his producer, Lauren Schnipper), was created in 2013 and is still ongoing. As of February 18 2016, 54 episodes have been released, with multiple YouTubers and celebrity guests.
In 2014, Dawson released his first film, Not Cool, directed by and starring himself. In early 2015, Dawson released a memoir titled I Hate Myselfie: A Collection of Essays.