Jessica is a writer based in Washington, D.C. She is the culture editor of ThinkProgress and a former staff writer for the Washington Post

You can read her work in The New York TimesThe Washington PostMarie Claire, Entertainment Weekly, CosmopolitanThe CutElleEsquire, The Guardian, GlamourRefinery29, 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 VultureNew York Magazine's culture blog. 

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