Hollis Gillespie





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Hollis Gillespie is a humorist, syndicated columnist, NPR commentator and top-selling author. Her column can be found monthly on the back page of every issue of Atlanta magazine.

Hollis has appeared on the cover of numerous publications including Atlanta magazine, Creative Loafing and Tampa’s Weekly Planet. She has been profiled in Marie Claire, Bust, Writer’s Digest and Entertainment Weekly.

Her television appearances include The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, TBS Storyline, Monica Kaufman’s Closeups, Good Day Atlanta, and an upcoming appearance on TV Land. Her radio commentaries appear regularly on National Public Radio (NPR) and Georgia Public Broadcasting.

In 2004, Writer’s Digest named Hollis Gillespie a “Breakout Author of the Year.” Other
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grumpy cupidLet’s bitch-slap Cupid this SUNDAY at the “Screw Cupid!” Anti-Valentine’s Comedy brunch hosted by Hollis Gillespie! Three comics recount their hilarious stories of BAD ROMANCE for an afternoon of inappropriate conversation combined with cocktails, food and fellow anti-Valentiners to anti-celebrate the most ridiculous holiday ever invented. Cocktails start at noon!


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“I'm sure you've heard people use the term, "You just don't get it." Well, I figured out the 'it' is the point in life. I believe I was supposed to have been there when my father died, but it was a point in life I just didn't get.”
Hollis Gillespie, Bleachy-Haired Honky Bitch: Tales from a Bad Neighborhood

“That's the detail of the dead woman I always remember: her bare left foot, along with packets of Top Ramen and a torn box of cat food strewn about as plastic bags danced in the wind of passing cars. I always think how, when she left the house that day, the last thing on that woman's mind must have been the possibility of dying on the pavement with dried noodles crowning her head. Maybe if she had paid more attention to detail, like the oncoming car, she would have made it home to feed her cat.”
Hollis Gillespie, Bleachy-Haired Honky Bitch: Tales from a Bad Neighborhood

“...dismayed that I would pass up true adventure for the sake of a fake one I'd never get around to inventing.”
Hollis Gillespie, Bleachy-Haired Honky Bitch: Tales from a Bad Neighborhood

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