Cintra Wilson

Cintra Wilson

Cintra Wilson is an American celebrity writer. She frequently contributes to Salon.com and the San Francisco Examiner. She is best known for her commentary on popular culture which is often humorous and sarcastic in tone. Her books include A Massive Swelling; Colors Insulting to Nature. She writes a bi-weekly column called "The Dregulator," which critiques the tabloid culture and is syndicated in a number of alternative weeklies. She also maintains a blog, The Dregublog, at her website.

Biography

Wilson grew up in Marin County, California and attended Tamalpais High School. After dropping out of high school, Wilson went to San Francisco State University. She was an avant-garde playwright in San Francisco, as well as a contributor to Frisko magazine and the San Francisco Examiner, where she wrote a weekly advice column called "Cintra Wilson Feels Your Pain." Her first play, "Juvee," based on her experiences in juvenile hall, was produced when she was 19. She lived in Los Angeles (where she was friends with Kevin Gilbert), and now lives in New York City. She currently authors The Dregulator, a column for Salon.com chronicling the worst of celebrity tabloid news. Wilson is also the creator and voice of Winter Steele, which was a puppet television series on MTV's Liquid Television in the early 1990's.

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