Amanda Montell

Amanda lives in Los Angeles and works as a writer, videographer, and linguist. She is a staff features editor at, an online beauty and wellness magazine, and her work has featured in Marie Claire, Woman's Day, The Rumpus, and Time Out magazine. Amanda is also the host and creator of The Dirty Word, a online series exploring language, gender, and pop culture that airs on and has been published in Glamour, Bustle, Refinery29, Hello Giggles, and Bust Magazine. Amanda earned a magna cum laude degree in Linguistics from NYU. @amanda_montell is her Instagram handle.