New York Times Bestselling Author and Pop Culture Historian

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

New York Times Bestselling Author and Pop Culture Historian

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So Fetch: The Making of Mean Girls (And Why We’re Still So Obsessed with It), Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

So Fetch

The Making of Mean Girls (And Why We’re Still So Obsessed with It)

The story of one of the most iconic teen comedies of all time, revealing how it happened, how it defined a generation, how it “like, invented” meme culture, and why it just won’t go away, filled with exclusive interviews from the director, cast, and crew. Learn more…

“I’ve seen Mean Girls at least 25 times. Jennifer Keishin Armstrong is the only writer I can think of who can write a book about the film that’s so engaging and painstakingly researched that my 26th viewing of the modern classic feels like a totally new experience.”

Jason Diamond, author of Searching for John Hughes and The Sprawl

“An absolutely engrossing read that will lure in even the most casual of Mean Girl fans — which was me before I started reading! Wonderfully reported, filled with surprising revelations and details, just a total delight of a book.”

Anne Helen Petersen, author of Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation

“Touching on everything from Y2K-era misogyny to meme culture to the long tail of Mean Girls’ impact, Armstrong’s book is funny, clear-eyed, full of unexpected insights and superb reporting, and a must for any comedy fan.”

Saul Austerlitz, author of Generation Friends and Kind Of a Big Deal

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Meet the Author

My writing takes readers behind the scenes of major moments in pop culture history and examines the lasting impact that our favorite TV shows, music, and movies have on our society and psyches. I investigate why pop culture matters deeply, from The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Seinfeld, to Sex and the City and Mean Girls, to Beyoncé, Taylor, and Barbie. Learn more…

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Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, Author