Carina Chocano is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Magazine and Elle, and her writing has appeared in the New Yorker, Vulture, Wired, Rolling Stone, Details, New York Times Book Review, New Republic, Aeon and others. She was a staff film and TV critic at the Los Angeles Times, a TV and book critic at Entertainment Weekly and a staff writer at Salon. Her work has been anthologised in the New Yorker humour collection Disquiet, Please!, the humour collection More Mirth of a Nation and the essay collections Altared and Borderline Personalities. Her humour book, Do You Love Me, or am I Just Paranoid? was published by Random House.