Leslie Savan

Leslie Savan is a prominent writer, columnist, and media and politics blogger for The Nation. She was nominated as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize three times for her Village Voice column about advertising. She has written for The New York Times Magazine , The New Yorker, and Huffington Post, among others. Savan is the author of Slam Dunks and No Brainers: Pop Language in Your Life, the Media, and, Like...Whatever and The Sponsored Life: Ads, TV, and American Culture.