15 Jun '13, 12am

I SO wanted to be the Sassiest Girl in America. @JanePratt #Sassy Visual retrospective via @tavitulle:

I SO wanted to be the Sassiest Girl in America. @JanePratt #Sassy Visual retrospective via @tavitulle:

, also by Marisa Meltzer, I had trouble putting down How Sassy Changed My Life . Not because it's riveting or suspenseful or anything (I mean, it's nonfiction, and you know about the downfall of the magazine when you start the book,) but because the writing just flows , and you just want to know more, because it's just so enjoyable . More Italics . There are numerous interviews with the fans, creators, and friends of the magazine; descriptions of the environment of the office full of writers and editors readers knew on a first-name basis; and explanations as to why Sassy was and wasn't successful, in the eyes of different people. Also enjoyable is the voice coming from Kara and Marisa, which is sarcastic and witty in a distinctly Sassy fashion. Tracing the hopeful birth, glory days, disturbing downfall, final death, and legacy of "the greatest teen magazine of all time," t...

Full article: http://www.thestylerookie.com/2010/04/are-you-tired-of-sa...

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