Mark Peikert has over a decade of experience as an editor and writer. The host of the podcast Shocking! Lurid! Tawdry! A History of American Scandals, he has served as editor-in-chief of Playbill, Backstage, and New York Press, and written for Rolling Stone, Town & Country, and Out Magazine, among others. His first novel, Jagged Sophistication, is out now.