"When planning inventory for this pop-up, we were careful to ensure that readers can find themselves and their fantasies in the pages."
These two characteristics—physical distance and material wealth—also separate America’s newsrooms and publishing houses from the life experiences of people like Smarsh.
"Let’s be clear: Anorexia destroyed my career. It destroyed my love life. It destroyed everything in its path."
"I finally got to write about the rock scene, but it’s also about the fallibility of memory, and that weird nostalgia. We all look back on our youth as some kind of golden time, but we’re all subjective, we’re all flawed. How much of that is real?"