The Basics




My body is in Maryland, my mind is in Boston, and my heart is in several places at once.

About Me

About Me

I can’t whistle, shuffle, or parallel park.
I truly believe we are less than a decade away from an apocalypse.
I fucking hate water chestnuts.
I don’t fit in boxes.
I want to be/fuck (?) Amanda Palmer and marry Ellen Page.

Check All That Apply



It's Complicated



Relationship Status

It's Complicated


a good balance of logic and intuition, an excess of empathy, a whole lotta love


batshit crazy girls, pickles, honey, raspberries, pretty hair, faeries

Are You Out To Your....

Everybody, It's Complicated

What I Like

Favorite Books

Fahrenheit 451, The Dogs of Babel, 1984, Harry Potter, The Lord of The Rings, The Hobbit, Animal Farm, Macbeth, Who Do You Think You Are?, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass and what Alice found there, The Book of Bright Ideas, His Dark Materials, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Frankenstein, Driving With Dead People, Othello, biographies, The Birth House, House Rules, Wastelands, Hamlet, Unbearable Lightness, Fairy Tales

Favorite Movies

The Matrix, But I’m A Cheerleader, Fight Club, Serenity, The Life Before Her Eyes, Lord of the Rings, I Robot, Mean Girls, Gattaca, WALL-E, Phoebe in Wonderland, Soylent Green, Tangled, Hanna, Uptown Girls, AI, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Gattaca, Ever After, THX 1138, Mulan, V for Vendetta, The Trouble With Harry, The Others, Harry Potter, The Breakfast Club, Sophie Scholl: The Final Days, Stardust, Daydream Nation

Favorite Documentaries

Food, Inc, Wal Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, The Business of Being Born, Good Hair, Helvetica

Favorite TV Shows

Firefly, The Muppet Show, Dead Like Me, Gilmore Girls, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Pushing Daisies, Friends, Scrubs, Dollhouse, Jericho, Wonderfalls, Three Moons Over Milford, Fraggle Rock, Skins (UK), The Twilight Zone, Robin Hood, Once Upon A Time, Grey’s Anatomy, Smash

Favorite Music

A Fine Frenzy, Adele, Alanis Morisette, Amanda Palmer, Andrew Bird, Andy McKee, Antoine Dufour, Arcade Fire, Bat For Lashes, Coldplay, Damien Rice, The Dear Hunter, Death Cab for Cutie, The Decemberists, The Dresden Dolls, Florence + The Machine, Foo Fighters, Lauren Pritchard, Lavender Diamond, Led Zeppelin, Lily Allen, Lisa Hannigan, The Middle East, Modest Mouse, Mumford & Sons, Muse, Regina Spektor, The Shins, The Smiths, St. Vincent, Sweet Leda, Tegan and Sara, Thrice, and countless soundtracks and cast recordings.

Favorite Sandwich


Favorite Thing to Autostraddle

my lovely bike, Cecilia

Favorite Quotes

“If nothing we do matters, then all that matters is what we do.”

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”
~Ray Bradbury

“I’m not the other anything. I’m me.”
~The Cat

“The status is NOT quo. The world is a mess, and I just need to rule it.”
~Doctor Horrible

“The opposite of War isn’t Peace, it’s Creation!”
~Mark Cohen


“Am I crazy? I might end up crazy…I could end up your wife, sitting staring at walls, throwing shit down the stairs, freaking out at the store, running nude down the street, bleeding out in the bath!”
~Natalie Goodman

“I can’t seem to stop singing wherever I am. And what’s worse, I can’t seem to stop saying things – anything and everything I think and feel.”

“Sing for the teachers who told you that you couldn’t sing. Just sing.”
~Amanda Fucking Palmer

“A government is a body of people, usually notably ungoverned.”
~Shepherd Book

“There’s a very fine line between being private and being ashamed.”
~Portia De Rossi

“Believe nothing, no matter where you read it or who has said it, not even if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense”

Favorite Thing on Autostraddle.com

Top Tens, Listlings, and the fact that the “how to be gay” tag is a thing.