Thelma Adams has been at Yahoo! Movies since 2011. Before that she was the film critic at Us Weekly since 2000, following six years at the New York Post. She has twice chaired the New York Film Critics Circle. Her debut novel PLAYDATE was published by St. Martin’s Press in January 2011. She has written for The New York Times Magazine, O: The Oprah Magazine, The Huffington Post, Marie Claire, More, Interview Magazine, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, Cosmopolitan and Self. She has appeared on CNN, E!, NY1, NBC’s The Today Show, CBS’s The Early Show, Fox News Channel, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, Bravo and VH1. In 1993, she earned an MFA in fiction from Columbia University; in 1985, she earned an MBA in Arts Management from UCLA; she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UC Berkeley in 1981. She lives in Hyde Park, New York, with her husband, son, daughter, four cats, one spaniel and a flock of wild turkeys.