The author of The Official Preppy Handbook, Lisa Birnbach joins Media Mayhem to discuss all things preppy and the changing state of the elite in America.
From the skyrocketing cost of college, to how to use Facebook with dignity, and the surprising answer to the question of who is preppier between Obama and Romney, Lisa let’s loose.
Lisa Birnbach is a writer, editor and blogger who found early success as editor and co-author of The Official Preppy Handbook which spent 38 weeks at number one on theNew York Times bestseller list. Lisa has written for Rolling Stone, New York Times, The Village Voice, The New Yorker and served as deputy editor of Spy Magazine. She has authored or co-authored 21 books including True Prep: It’s a Whole New Old World and 40% Off Is the New Black.
Lisa has also appeared on television including Politically Incorrect, The Today Showand Late Night with Conan O’Brien.