Jenny Ryan is an artist and writer who has contributed to various magazines and blogs, including CRAFT, Juxtapoz, VICE, Good Dog, and Apartment Therapy. She spends most of her time writing for other people, but occasionally drops in on her own blog at www.ExitThroughTheThriftShop.com. She lives in Los Angeles, CA with her cartoonist husband Johnny and their three insane pets: Kang, Kodos, and Dizzy.
What I do, job-wise: I make stuff and write about making stuff. Other times, I just write about stuff.
What I do, fun-wise: Sewing, movie marathons with my hubz, trying to make my cat and dog kiss.
My motto: "We need to make books cool again. If you go home with somebody and they don't have books, don't fuck them." - John Waters
My Anti-Motto: "Don't Worry...Be Happy!"
The first movie star I ever had a crush on: John Ritter as Jack Tripper. OK it's TV, but I adored him. I also loved both main nerds in Revenge of the Nerds. I am a lady with refined tastes.
My "celebs to make out with" list: Werner Herzog, always and forever.
Last book I read without skimming any parts: "Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression" by Mildred Armstrong Kalish
My most worn item of clothing: Underwire bras.
Beauty products that I hoard: Dr. Bronner's peppermint liquid soap, lavender face spray from the health food store, L'Oreal Voluminous mascara.
I smell like: Fresh "Brown Sugar" roll-on perfume...AND VICTORY.