Kate Dries

Kate Dries is a fellow with the Online Content team at WBEZ.org, Chicago Public Media, and an intern on The Book of Jezebel, to be published in Spring of 2012. Kate is a recent graduate of the University of Chicago with a double-degree in History and Gender Studies, which means she wrote her thesis about Cosmopolitan, Ms. and Playboy magazines in the 1960s and 70s. She has been a regular contributor to Zelda Lily, where she wrote about and for ladies, and the founder of the site Smart Girls Who Do Stupid Things. You can call and respond to her on "the twitter" @ TheSSKate. She thanks her mother for limiting television time when she was a child.

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