Newswire: Anna Kendrick is funnier than you, and she has the book deal to prove it
Here at The A.V. Club, we try to propagate the myth that famous people are better than normal folk, part of the ancient covenant between celebrities and the media that was written in blood many generations ago. But some celebrities, presumably acting from either a deep generosity of spirit or a desire to see poor entertainment writers thrown out in the street for lack of work, make that job almost too easy. Case in point: Actress, singer, and soon-to-be published author Anna Kendrick, who has just received a book deal from Touchstone to express the same tone and wit displayed in her popular Twitter account in a series of autobiographical essays.
Here are a few examples of Kendrick’s tweets, to give an idea of the sort of quality readers might be able to expect:
They say you shouldn’t meet your heroes. And they’re right cause I …