Brittany Shoot is a freelance writer based in Boston and Copenhagen. Her work has appeared in Bitch, The New York Times, The Guardian, Salon, AlterNet, make/shift, RH Reality Check, Ms., Herizons, and Venus Zine. More at

What I'm Listening To: 

Spoon, Springsteen, Alphabeat, Jay-Z, (Grampall) Jookabox, MEN, !!!, Diam's, Hall & Oates, Misled Children, Dead Prez, Beck, Buckingham Nicks, CCR, Cut Copy, DAT politics, Den Gale Pose, NPR podcasts, vegan/AR podcasts, jug bands, Bikstok Røgsystem, KiD CuDi, Robyn, Radiohead, Animal Collective, Grizzly Bear, LCD Soundsystem, Malk de Koijn, bands on anticon.

What I'm Watching: 

geopolitical hypertext thriller films, any film starring Catherine Keener and/or Parker Posey, uncomfortable/inconvenient documentaries, movies based in/about Boston, & a mess of TV shows downloaded/on DVD: Seinfeld, The West Wing, The Walking Dead, Party Down, Rob & Big, Teen Mom, My So-Called Life, Boardwalk Empire, Big Love, Taxi, Stephen Fry in America, Bored To Death

What I'm Reading: 

Joan Didion, William Gibson, Zadie Smith, Sloane Crosley, Alain de Botton, Jhumpa Lahiri, Melissa Holbrook Pierson, Bill Bryson, bell hooks, pattrice jones, zines, veg & animal sanctuary blogs of all sorts, and a neverending backlog of New Yorker magazines