Nancy Jo Sales writes for Vanity Fair and is the author of The Bling Ring.
"I'm a mom now, so my life's a little different. I can't do certain things that I used to do, and I won't, because they're dangerous or ridiculous or keep me out till five in the morning or whatever. But back in those days, I didn't even have a pet. This was everything I did. This was my whole life, this passion to find out these things, and do these things, and see these things, and have these adventures and be able to report about this street life that rarely gets talked about. I just didn't really have a lot of boundaries in those days. I don't think I had any, really. And if you really throw yourself into something, you can get a great story. You can also not have a life of your own."
- Sales on Longform
- Sales's Vanity Fair archive
- [8:30] "A Star Is Bred" (New York • Jul 1996) [pdf]
- [11:00] "Leo, Prince of the City" (New York • Jun 1998)
- [14:45] "Prep-School Gangsters" (New York • Dec 1996)
- [21:00] "The Crack-Up" (New York • Sep 1997) [pdf]
- [30:45] "Hip Hop Debs" (Vanity Fair • Sep 2000)
- [37:30] "Courtney Love in a Cold Climate" (Vanity Fair • Nov 2011)
- [41:30] "Money Boss Player: Donald Trump" (Vibe • May 1999) [pdf]
- [42:30] "The Suspects Wore Louboutins" (Vanity Fair • Mar 2010)
- [51:45] "The Baby Dinner" (New York • Nov 1999)