Sarah Laskow

Sarah Laskow is a freelance reporter and editor based in New York City. She started her career at the Center for Public Integrity, where she worked on team-based projects and on collaborations with other journalism outlets, and has contributed to The American Prospect, Salon, Politico, Newsweek, and other publications. She edits Smithsonian's SmartNews blog and, against all odds, is planning a June wedding.

by Sarah Laskow

I never thought I would be the type of person who pored over wedding magazines. But after I got engaged, I gave into my mother’s desire to descend on the wedding mag section at Barnes & Noble. I figured I could glean intelligence with which to protect myself from the wedding industry. Instead, amid the [...] more »