Ranting Her Way into History
It seems like more and more people are becoming famous because of You Tube. Earlier this year a friend sent me a link to this video called A Fat Rant by Joy Nash. At the time it had 1300 views. The video which was written by Nash was professionally put together and flipping hilarious. Humor aside it also rammed home a few relevant points the plus size community has been trying to do for over a decade.
It's not surprising that the video is a success. She's been working on her acting skills for a number of years. At 26, this writer, actor, film maker and model has been busy honing her acting skills in Los Angeles, California. She has a BA from the University of Southern California (USC) in School of Theater and another BA from USC Sociolinguistics. She also put in time at the British American Dramatic Academy. Joy raised funds via Kickstarter to take her one woman play, "My Mobster" on the road.
This Dallas, Texas born native has performed on stages throughout Los Angeles as well as participated in a number of independent films. She has plans for making more films for the internet and her growing fan base can't wait.
"I'm not saying "Get as fat as you can." I'm saying that hating yourself can't be anything but hurtful. Live your life. Really live it--and I'm pretty confident that that will include being active and not eating garbage every day."
A Fat Rant - The video that started it all!
Here is the 7.4 minute video that is rocking Joy Nash to stardom.
Over 1,436,566 and counting!!
The lowdown on those curves...
Weight: 220 lbs
Size: 18 (20)
Totally Awesome! - Joy Nash on the Dressing Room Experience
Short and sweet and to the point. We all want what we don't have and need to appreciate more of what we do have.
Fruit and Fly - Start spreading the news...
Joy Nash and her friend Michael Mullen have created a 10 piece segment titled the Fruit and Fly. Here is the first installment and further down this lens you'll find the other nine.
"Is this the worst thing you can imagine? Seriously?? Cause, I'm living it... and let me tell you... it's not that bad!!"
Quick, what do you think of Joy Nash?
Fat Rant #2 - Confessions of the Compulsive...
The continuing saga of a fat girl in a skinny world.
Other Peoples Rants - One word at a time...
Fat isn't a new topic. People have been writing and ranting about fat for decades. Here are a few books to educate and entertain. A portion of the revenue made through these links goes toward KIVA, a non-profit organization that supports small business entrepreneurs in developing countries.
More Fruit and Fly
Here are the next nine installments of Joy Nash and Michael Mullen's comedy sketch Fruit and Fly.
Fat Rant #3
This is one of the reasons I love this woman. She smart, witty and a great teacher. In this video Joy teaches us how to deal with "pretty face" syndrome.
"I hope we'll stop hating ourselves and open ourselves up to the possibility of a full and fruitful life at every size."
Joy Nash's Space
Myspace that is...
Joy Nash's official website is run through her myspace. She updates friends and visitors through her blog on a very regular basis.
Joy Nash has an official blog where you can keep up to date with her sharp wit and the latest and greatest and sometimes the worst.
Joy Nash has made IMDb listing. It's small but I like to look at it as room to grow.
"Like" the real Joy Nash on Facebook.
And follow her on Instagram.
The Other Joy Nash
Romance is in the air...
It is not surprising there is more than one Joy Nash in the world. Joy Nash, the author, lives on the other side of the U.S. in Pennsylvania and has a number of successful romance novels under belt (see below).
The Other Joy Nash's Book Stash
A portion of the revenue made through these links goes toward KIVA, a non-profit organization that supports small business entrepreneurs in developing countries.
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