The Downtown Writers Jam Podcast

Episode 42: Kristen Philipkoski

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Episode 42: Kristen Philipkoski

My old colleague Kristen “KP” Philipkoski dropped by The Downtown Writers Jam to talk about her new venture, Mean Magazine, a feminist magazine for GenX women. Along the way, we also reminisced about the insanity of the dotcom era and the craziness of the media way back when.

About Kristen Philipkoski

Kristen Philipkoski has been a San Francisco Bay Area-based writer and editor for more than 20 years. She was the senior science editor at, a science contributor for Gizmodo, and the San Francisco editor at Racked.

She has also written for the San Francisco Chronicle, Refinery29, TheBoldItalic, 7×7, BoingBoing and many more.

She recently launched Mean Magazine for 50-ish women and is a Forbes contributor.

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