Miss A Columnist

Laura Katz is the Entertainment Editor for Miss A. She has over ten years of experience writing everything from large-scale federal grant proposals to small-scale haiku. A Boston-area native, Laura has worked for and been involved in a range of fund raising and non-profit organizations. When not working or writing, she can be found espousing her opinion on Saturday Night Live, suburban living, potato latkes, the Hunger Games, and redheaded-ness.

Interview With Kerry Reichs Author Of What You Wish For

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Go on. Read at least 10 pages of Kerry Reichs‘ newest book What You Wish For with a dry eye. I dare you. Because in addition to knowing exactly how to tug on our heartstrings, Reichs is also really, REALLY smart. She knows not only everything about pregnancy, but also everything about trying to […]

Best Books For Summer Reading


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We’re well into summer now, which means it’s time to curl up on the beach (or porch…or grass…or what have you) with a good book. Might I recommend several?

Bravo’s Andy Cohen recently released his first book Most Talkative: Stories From The Front Lines of Pop Culture. I was tempted […]

Interview With Heather Cocks And Jessica Morgan, a.k.a. The Fug Girls

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Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan – aka The Fug Girls – are the brains behind the hilarious, hilarious celebrity fashion website Go Fug Yourself. They’re also the brains behind the new YA book Messy, which is a follow-up to their first book, Spoiled. Spoiled followed Molly Dix as she left her old life in […]

Review Of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened By Jenny Lawson

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Jenny Lawson is the brilliant and remarkable voice behind The Bloggess, which I’ve just discovered and am totally digging. She has over 200,000 followers, including the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Wil Wheaton, and Neil Gaiman. She drops at least five f-bombs in almost every post…but, like, in a descriptive way. One of her most-read […]

Interview With Meredith Goldstein, Author Of The Singles

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Meredith Goldstein writes the Love Letters relationship advice column for the Boston Globe. I absolutely adore Love Letters, mostly because her advice is consistently so incredibly nonjudgmental and brilliant. So when I found out that she’d written her first book, The Singles, I had to get my hands on a copy.

And let me […]

Project Runway Open Casting Calls In NYC And LA

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[Warning: if you were really, really into this season of “Project Runway All-Stars” – and have not yet, say, watched the final episode, or read anything at all about it, or have basically been living under a rock these past few days – please stop reading immediately.]

All I’m saying is that you seem […]

Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation

Lady Gaga and Oprah Winfrey At Harvard To Launch Born This Way Foundation (Photo Credit: AceShowbiz.com)

Lady Gaga arriving at Harvard for the Born This Way Foundation launch (Photo Credit: Boston.com)

So, you may or may not have heard of this Lady Gaga character. On February 29 she officially launched her new project, the Born This Way Foundation, just down the street from where I am currently sitting.

The […]

2012 Oscar Best Picture Round Up

Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, and Viola Davis in The Help (Photo Credit: accesshollywood.com)

So, this is an anniversary for me, of sorts. My first-ever post for Miss A, one year ago, was an Oscar best-picture-nominees round-up. I can’t say I’ve had the same impressive record of moviegoing this year, mostly because there’s a few nominees I’m simply having trouble working up enthusiasm for.

The Artist (Photo […]

Interview with Roko Belic, Producer And Director Of Happy, A New Documentary

Roko Belic (Photo Credit: www.happymovie.com)

I’m just going to come right out and say it – you’re looking a little down in the dumps these days.

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Roko Belic, producer and director of the new documentary Happy, wants to see you smile. Therefore, he spent the last four years in search of a happier you.

After […]

Some New, New-ish, And Returning Must-See TV Shows

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“Suburgatory” (ABC, Wednesdays 8:30 ET)

“Suburgatory” has actually been on since the fall. Not sure why it took me this long to discover it, exactly, because it’s basically everything I could ever ask for in a sitcom. It’s about a strong, female redhead. And she’s in high school. High school. It’s like everything I […]

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