“Nothing illustrates our nation’s bipolar attitude toward eating more hilariously than this visual coronary. A stomach-turning delight.” (Entertainment Weekly)
“Warning: Don’t eat before, during or after you’ve seen this blog.” (Time magazine)
“Irresistible” (Boing Boing)
“If you dare to eat any of these, make sure you have a cardiologist on speed dial.” (CNN.com)
“I love me some This Is Why You’re Fat. It’s hardcore, wet and sloppy, extreme, take-no-prisoners, get down and dirty food porn. And I, for one, cannot get enough of it.” (The Frisky)
“This collection of “deliciously gross food” from across the blogosphere is simultaneously disgusting, fascinating, and sometimes perversely drool-inducing.” (Chow Bella, Phoenix New Times)
About the Author
Richard Blakeley has been fascinated with video since he was a senior in high school. After graduating from the Pratt Institute in 2006, he landed a job as video editor with Gawker Media and is now the head of its video department. During his time at Gawker, Richard has worked in independent web design for high profile clients and hosted a series of monthly networking events for New York-based media professionals called Media Meshing.
Jessica Amason has always been something of a trend-hunter-from breaking new bands as a music journalist to highlighting the latest web trends as lead blogger for Urlesque.com. After graduating from The University of Georgia and University of Madrid, Jessica moved to New York, where she worked as a music journalist for various publications including The Associated Press and as a columnist for The Aquarian Weekly. Naturally, Jessica's penchant for connecting people and cultural trends brought her to AOL's web culture blog, Urlesque.com, where she has gained a reputation as the site's trend-hunter extraordinaire and has been known to be called a "meme queen."