Maureen Callahan Biography and Wiki
Maureen Callahan is an American writer and an editor for the New York Post known for her coverage of pop culture which includes fashion, the music industry, and subcultures of New York City. To add to her collection she has also written about politics.
Maureen Callahan Age
She was born in the United States. She grew up on Long Island and lives in Brooklyn. His age information is still under review.
Maureen Callahan Family, Parents and Siblings
Maureen is a fifth-generation Irish American. On her first trip to Ireland, she learned that her family, along with “nearly everyone with an Irish surname” had been royalty hundreds of years ago. “The idea that nobility was democratic” struck her as “quintessentially Irish.” She also feels that her love of literature is a direct result of her heritage.
Maureen believes that more transparency will help narrow the gender wage gap, citing how New Yorkers will easily talk about their rent, “but never what they earn, leaving too many of us flying blind.”
Maureen Callahan Education
She has a B.A. from the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
Maureen Callahan Nationality
She is Irish- American.
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Maureen Callahan Career
Callahan began working for Sassy magazine and MTV at age 17. Callahan has also written for Sassy, Spin, New York magazine, MTV, and Vanity Fair. She authored Champagne Supernovas: Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, and the ’90s Renegades Who Remade Fashion, a 2014 non-fiction account of the fashion industry, and Poker Face: The Rise and Rise of Lady Gaga in 2010.
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Maureen Callahan Awards
Callahan received an ASCAP-Deems Taylor award as co-author of “Don’t Drink the Brown Water”, a piece in SPIN magazine about what led to the Woodstock riots of 1999. The article was also selected for inclusion in DaCapo’s “Best Music Writing 2000”.
In 2016, Irish America listed Callahan as one of its “Top 50 Power Women” of the year. Callahan published the true-crime book American Predator.
Maureen Callahan views
The idea that nobility was democratic struck Maureen Callahan as quintessentially Irish. She also feels that her love of literature is a direct result of her heritage. Maureen believes that more transparency will help narrow the gender wage gap, citing how New Yorkers will easily talk about their rent, but never what they earn, leaving too many of us flying blind.
Quotations: “As the final decade of the millennium dawned, there would be no greater expression of the cultural, economic, and social revolutions to come than fashion. What rock ‘n’ roll was to the ’50s, drugs to the ’60s, film to the ’70s, and modern art to the ’80s, fashion was to the ’90s: the fuse, then the filter.”
-Champagne Supernovas: Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, and the ’90s Renegades Who Remade Fashion by Maureen Callahan, Simon, and Schuster, September 2, 2014
-Poker Face: The Rise and Rise of Lady Gaga by Maureen Callahan, Hachette Books, September 14, 2010