The Daily


Drunk Texts from Famous Authors

January 1, 2013 | by

We’re out this week, but we’re re-posting some of our favorite pieces from 2012 while we’re away. We hope you enjoy—and have a happy New Year!

Jessie Gaynor studies poetry and ill-advised text messages at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.



« Older Comments
  1. Shelley | January 1, 2013 at 11:48 am

    Split reaction:

    (1) It’s funny.
    (2) Drunk isn’t funny.

  2. google plus adwords | February 1, 2014 at 9:44 pm

    I always emailed this weblog post page to all my contacts, since if like to read
    it afterward my links will too.

  3. ebook app for ipad library | February 13, 2014 at 12:54 pm

    If you’re reaching for the e-reader at the
    weird angle, it could possibly seem heavier pc is.
    If sizzling hot you know bed mattress visitors to your web site through paid advertising.
    The marketing E-book has developed into a essential section of marketing on the Internet.

  4. home mortgage amortization table | February 15, 2014 at 9:02 pm

    In the final, however, I found a property for $420,000 that
    already included each of the updates I wanted. Title review can be a service which
    is purchased inside closing costs. The firms providing such services host them
    via their online portals.

  5. อาชีพเสริมหลังเลิกงาน | February 22, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    Oh my goodness! Incredible article dude! Thanks, However I am experiencing
    issues with your RSS. I don’t understand the reason why I cannot subscribe to it.
    Is there anybody getting identical RSS problems?
    Anyone that knows the answer will you kindly respond?


  6. best car battery | March 13, 2014 at 2:52 pm

    Hey! I just wanted to ask if you ever have any issues with hackers?
    My last blog (wordpress) was hacked and I ended up losing several weeks of hard work due
    to no back up. Do you have any methods to stop hackers?

  7. best travel tripod | March 13, 2014 at 3:08 pm

    Great beat ! I would like to apprentice while you amend your web site, how could i subscribe for a blog site?
    The account aided me a acceptable deal. I had been
    a little bit acquainted of this your broadcast provided bright clear concept

  8. Josh S | June 5, 2014 at 3:50 pm

    Theres gin and wine on our breath. The sun is dangling just over the shed. You should come. A car sometimes gives you the right.
    — um, where’s that?
    Where i’m texting from.

« Older Comments

83 Pingbacks

  1. […] Drunk texts from famous authors. […]

  2. […] Drunk texts from famous authors?  Yes please. […]

  3. […] Jessie Gaynor is the brains behind “Drunk Texts from Famous Authors”. Source here. […]

  4. […] These authors can feel free to drunk text me anytime, even from beyond the grave! […]

  5. […] If Dylan Thomas Lived in 2012: No word on which authors will be drunk texting this year, but you can check out the archive at The Paris Review. […]

  6. […] hilarious: Drunk Texts from Famous Authors (HT Abby […]

  7. […] What would Gertrude Stein write if she started drinking and texting? In a series of drawings, The Paris Review‘s Jessica Gaynor imagined what famous artists would drunk text. […]

  8. […] Gaynor of The Paris Review did a hilarious series of cartoons about what drunk texts from famous authors might look like. Here’s a sample: John Cheever: […]

  9. […] Paris Review imagines how drunk texts from famous authors would […]

  10. […] get a childish delight out of anachronistic mashups, so the Paris Review’s drunk texts from Gertrude Stein, Emily Dickinson, William Wordsworth, and more are right in my wheelhouse: Image: The Paris […]

  11. […] this is good. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like2 bloggers like this. Category : Humor, […]

  12. LitBits 28 says:

    […] Because laughing really is the best medicine: drunk texts from famous authors. […]

  13. […] Now that I “get” Emily Dickinson and Gertrude Stein, this makes me laugh: Drunk Texts from Famous Authors. […]

  14. […] -Drunk Texts from Famous Authors. [the Paris Review] […]

  15. […] Paris Review posts Drunk Texts From Authors. Shockingly, Frued’s 2 am text, “You up, mom?” is not listed. From The Paris […]

  16. […] Paris Review – Drunk Texts from Famous Authors, Jessie Gaynor […]

  17. […] Drunk texts from famous authors Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:LikeBe the first to like this. Bookmark the permalink. […]

  18. […] [Paris Review via oblog] […]

  19. […] Nerdastic: Author’s Drunk Texts […]

  20. […] Who wouldn’t want a drunk text from a famous author? […]

  21. […] Nerdastic: Author’s Drunk Texts […]

  22. […] Drunk texts from famous authors: Part 1:  Part Two: * I especially love Wm. Blake’s […]

  23. […] more of Jessie Graynor’s creation in the Paris Review here and […]

  24. […] hace unos años The Paris Review, en su sección «Correspondence», publica una tira cómica con mensajes de texto que algunos de nuestros escritores favoritos […]

  25. […] The Paris Review, Jessie Gaynor with drunk texts from famous authors and more drunk texts from famous […]

  26. […] ve hayalini –bir istisna hariç– iPhone’lara resmederek canlandırmış. Bizim burada ve burada gördüğümüz resimlerin tamamını aşağıda çevirileriyle bulabilirsiniz. Şahsen […]

  27. […] hayal etmiş ve hayalini –bir istisna hariç– iPhone’lara resmederek canlandırmış. Bizim burada ve burada gördüğümüz resimlerin tamamını aşağıda çevirileriyle bulabilirsiniz. Şahsen […]

  28. […] Who wouldn’t want a drunk text from a famous author? […]

Leave a Comment