Jennifer Keishin Armstrong is the author of Sex and the City and Us, Seinfeldia, and Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted. She writes about pop culture for several publications, including The New York Times Book Review, Fast Company, Vulture, BBC Culture, Entertainment Weekly, and several others. She grew up in Homer Glen, Illinois, and now lives in New York City. Visit her online at JenniferKArmstrong.com.
"Armstrong brings readers inside the writers' room and into the
scribes' lives... The writing is fizzy and funny, but she still
manages an in-depth look at a show that's been analyzed for
decades, giving readers a retrospective as enjoyable as a $20 pink
- The Washington Post
"Armstrong's book is in-depth and insightful, with a fangirl's reverence for the nitty-gritty of the creative process."
"[A] bubbly, yet fierce cultural dissection of the groundbreaking show"
"Armstrong delves deeply into the stories, not to mention the cocktails and cupcakes, that made the show a cultural phenomenon."
"Because she proves she's willing to tell the full story, you genuinely want to follow Armstrong along as she continues to dissect seasons, behind-the-scenes conversations, and opens the door to the writers' room. (Or Magnolia Bakery.) But perhaps most importantly, you glean a bright and colourful picture of a TV show that changed the way television works."
-The Globe and Mail
"Packed with interviews from the cast, creators, and writers that take you inside how the show was made like never before. Jennifer Keishin Armstrong truly had full access and brings the same level of detail to Sex and the City and Us as she did to Seinfeldia that superfans crave.
"Balanced and insightful...An entertaining, well-documented consideration of a significant TV series-thoughtful fare for TV historians as well as fans of the show."
"Sophisticated, highly readable, and thought-provoking fodder for Carries, Mirandas, Samanthas, Charlottes, and all pop-culture junkies at large."