Lora

The Basics

Name

Lora

About Me

Website/Blog/Tumblr

gertrudefrankenstein.tumblr.com

Virtues

Awesome hair, can rock sunglasses like a motherfucker

Vices

Social smoking, the dirtiest of curse words, and that one time I drank half a bottle of Old Granddad whiskey and hurled… a lot

Are You Out To Your....

Member(s) of Immediate Family, Members(s) of Extended Family, Close Friends, All Friends

What I Like

Favorite Books

Bastard Out of Carolina, Barrel Fever, Lolita, Harry Potter, I Capture the Castle, Candide, Wuthering Heights, Atonement, The Bell Jar, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Anne of Green Gables, Fun Home, Ghost World, Maus, The Stone Diaries, Big World, I Was Told There'd Be Cake, A Girl Named Zippy, A Room with a View, Self Help, Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?, The Book Thief, Slaughterhouse-Five, His Dark Materials trilogy, etc.

Favorite Queer Books

Fun Home, The Price of Salt, Rubyfruit Jungle, Among Other Things I've Taken Up Smoking, The Color Purple, Flaming Iguanas, Angels in America, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Fall on Your Knees

Favorite Movies

Bright Star, everything by Wes Anderson, Star Wars (original trilogy), Harry Potter, Wet Hot American Summer, Mean Girls, Ghost World, Harold and Maude, All the Real Girls, Lost in Translation, The Apartment, What's Up Doc?, Waiting for Guffman, Groundhog Day, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Clueless, Shaun of the Dead, lots of Tarantino, Singin' in the Rain, Calamity Jane

Favorite Documentaries

Helvetica, Grizzly Man, The Celluloid Closet, This Film is Not Yet Rated, Roger and Me, American Movie, Jesus Camp

Favorite TV Shows

Mad Men, Community, 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, Happy Endings, Bomb Girls, So You Think You Can Dance, Jeopardy, Freaks and Geeks, Arrested Development, Seinfeld, Party Down, Summer Heights High, Skins (UK), Strangers with Candy, Top Chef, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Veronica Mars

Favorite Music

Rilo Kiley, Jenny Lewis, Ella Fitzgerald, Spoon, Dusty Springfield, Santigold, Horse Feathers, Janelle Monae, Regina Spektor, the New Pornographers, Joanna Newsom, Le Tigre, Robyn, Laura Marling, the Clash, Yeasayer, Bon Iver, Amy Winehouse, Adele, Vampire Weekend, Kanye West, Madonna, Jefferson Airplane, Woodhands, the Velvet Underground, Passion Pit, the bird and the bee, Grizzly Bear, The Mountain Goats, The Supremes, The Beatles, The Carpenters, Sleigh Bells, the Kills, Fiona Apple, Fleetwood Mac, Lady Gaga, Joni Mitchell, Carole King, showtunes, Beyonce, Sleater-Kinney, and Feist.

Favorite Sandwich

Club, no tomato or ham, extra turkey

Favorite Thing to Autostraddle

The state line between Indiana and Kentucky, a.k.a. the Ohio River

Favorite Thing on Autostraddle.com

All of the lady lovers.

Favorite Writers

Lorrie Moore, Sarah Vowell, Haven Kimmel, Mary Miller, David Sedaris, E.M. Forster, Adrienne Rich