When we first met our intrepid heroine, Kristen Buckley had published her first novel, the fun and fabulous The Parker Grey Show. Now she's out with a new memoir called Tramps Like Us and being the glutton for punishment that she is, she subjected herself to another PopGurls 20 Questions. 1. What made you decide on a memoir this time around, instead of, say, the further … [Read more...] about 20 Questions with Author Kristen Buckley (Again)
In the eternal quest for underwear that is both cute AND functional -- something I thought was nothing more than a pipe dream, a mere fantasy tale told by mother's to get their daughters to go to sleep at night -- I stumbled upon Mary Green in the boutique Retail Therapy in Seattle. They're cute, they don't ride, and I don't have to listen to the boy complain about granny … [Read more...] about Best. Underwear. Ever.
In You Could Do Better by Stephanie Lehmann, Daphne, a curator at the NY Museum of Television, is worried that her reaction to her own wedding proposal -- she wants it delayed/over so she can watch a proposal taking place on her favorite night time drama (begging the question: has she never heard of TiVo?) -- is not the reaction of a woman in love. Thus kicks off the plot of … [Read more...] about You Could Do Better
Stephanie Lehmann, author of The Art of Undressing, Thoughts While having Sex Are You in the Mood? and the just-released You Could do Better recently took time out of her hectic schedule to submit herself to our 20 burning questions, finally answering the one that keeps me up at night: If you write about sex, do your kids think you're a pervert? 1. Your latest book, You Could … [Read more...] about 20 Questions with Author Stephanie Lehmann
On Beauty, by Zadie Smith I was really excited to read this – every review I read positively glowed and Ms. Smith is one of those authors that I've been meaning to read since her first novel White Teeth came out, but never got around to. And my god, such a disappointment. Perhaps, if I'd read Howard's End, the book's inspiration, I would feel differently, but taken on its own … [Read more...] about Chick Lit (and More!)