Posts Tagged ‘Love’

Interview: Angela Balcita, author of Moonface: A True Romance

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Angela Balcita talks to SMITH about changing expectations, the realization that memoir is only “a moment in time,” and why a recent New York Times piece infuriated her.

Interview: Tracy McMillan, author of I Love You and I’m Leaving You Anyway

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

“Memoirs, like screenplays, need to be about core relationships. Every woman has a father who has affected her relationships with men. Maybe mine’s the extreme-sports version, but every girl can relate.”
Consider the raw material of Tracy McMillan’s life: black absentee father (a jailed, drug-dealing pimp); white absentee mother (a crazy addict); white difficult stepmother-figure; foster [...]

SMITH Loves Lists

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Lists are all the rage these days, so with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we want your love lists. Unrequited crushes, biggest embarrassments in bed, what you want—or really don’t want—in your next relationship. Click here and start listing.

EXCERPT: Mortified: Love is a Battlefield

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

One of the highlights of our book tour was spending Valentine’s Day with hundreds of other awkward single people (and one couple that wouldn’t stop licking each other’s faces) at a live Mortified event in Los Angeles. It was everything we hope to someday achieve with a SMITH Slam—great writing, brilliant comedy, perfect projections and [...]

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