Jane Pratt: She's Still So Sassy

(The New York Times) Jane Pratt is the creator and editor in chief of the website xoJane, where beauty stories like “How Sunless Tanner (And Other Beauty Rituals) Helped Me Finally Quit Smoking” run beside columns by celebrity friends like Courtney Love and the popular confessional series “It Happened to Me.” Ms. Pratt, 51, has been a media maven since the 1980s, when at age 24 she started Sassy, a magazine for teenagers, which had fans including Johnny Depp. In 1997, she founded Jane magazine to cater to the aging Sassy demographic. Ms. Pratt lives in a loft in TriBeCa with her daughter, Charlotte, 11, and two dogs, Balloon, a Shih Tzu poodle mix, and Lemon, a Maltese.