Jessica is a freelance writer based in Washington, D.C.

You can read her work in The New York TimesThe Washington PostMarie Claire, Entertainment WeeklyCosmopolitanThe CutElleEsquire, Washingtonian, The Guardian, Glamour, Refinery29Lainey Gossip, The Hairpin, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency, where she wrote the site’s eighth most-read pieces two years in a row: “I, Too, Grew Up In The Crime-Ridden Streets Of Bethesda, Maryland” in 2018 and “Hi, It's Us, All the Fourteen-Year-Old Girls in America" in 2017.

Her reporting has taken her to Sesame Street, Adulting School, Rosewood, Pa., a strip club of some notoriety, and Hitler's vacation home

She recaps/recapped 'House of Cards,' ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,’ 'Veep,' 'You,' 'Jessica Jones,' 'You're the Worst,' 'Pretty Little Liars,' and 'Parks and Recreation' for Vulture, New York Magazine's culture blog. 

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