The Awkward Phase: The Uplifting Tales of Those Weird Kids You Went to School With

The Awkward Phase: The Uplifting Tales of Those Weird Kids You Went to School With

Tyler Gillespie, Claire Linic


Based at the well known Tumblr, a set of humorous tales that celebrate the awkward stages in our lives.

Back within the Nineties, whilst slap bracelets and Velcro governed ideally suited, youngsters have been stumbling their method via existence on gangly limbs. One, Claire Linic, had self-permed her bowl lower, and the opposite, Tyler Gillespie, had bought self-tanner, telling the cashier it was once for his female friend. Now of their twenties and nonetheless only a tiny bit awkward, Linic and Gillespie have joined forces to invite the query, “If shall we consult our fourteen-year-old selves, what might we inform them now?”

Based at the hit Tumblr “The Awkward Phase,” this e-book solutions that question with own tales and cringe-worthy images from pro comedians, YouTube stars, and other people just like the remainder of us that disguise every little thing from sweaty-palm moments to undesirable band photographs. In those pages, you’ll pay attention in regards to the second Shaun Sperling discovered he was once homosexual at a Richard Simmons’s work out studio, how Bente Engelstoft made her personal bra out of her dad's outdated lingerie, and why even if Robert Bacon’s awkward part used to be mortifying, it used to be the start of his new, happier life.

Ultimately, The Awkward Phase encourages us to giggle and rejoice the moments that experience contributed to shaping who we're. As Gillespie and Linic say, “Everyone is in at the shaggy dog story. You don’t need to consume your lunch on my own within the toilet stall. you could take a seat with us.”

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