Laura Barcella Author of "The End" and editor of "Madonna & Me"

Laura Barcella is the author of "The End: 50 Apocalyptic Visions from Pop Culture That You Should Know About...Before It's Too Late" (July 2012, Zest Books), and editor of the anthology "Madonna & Me: Women Writers on the Queen of Pop" (March 2012, Soft Skull Press). Her freelance writing has appeared in more than 40 publications, including the Village Voice, the Chicago Sun-Times, Salon.com, xoJane.com, Time Out New York, ELLEGirl, BUST, and NYLON.