Judy McGuire is the author of How Not to Date (Sasquatch Books) and The Official Book of Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll Lists (Soft Skull), and recently finished ghostwriting a book for a celebrity tattoo artist. She currently writes assorted essays and columns for various websites. For 13 years, Judy wrote the “Dategirl” advice column for the Seattle Weekly, and has also been a columnist at MSN.com, Time.com, TheFrisky.com, New York Press, Men’s Fitness, and the Eugene Weekly. She’s contributed features to Today.com, Dame, Esquire.com, ForbesTraveler.com, Vibe, The Daily Meal, Bust, Paper, Time Out, and Complex, among many, many others.
For four years, she co-hosted “Arts & Seizures,” on the Heritage Radio Network, every Sunday at 2pm. She’s also worked as a producer and researcher on several different true-crime documentaries, had a development deal with MTV, and even wrote, produced and starred in a one-woman play called Bad Sex, which enjoyed a brief run at the Wow Café in downtown Manhattan. You can find samples of her work at https://judymcguire.contently.com/.