What I'm Listening To: 

Tori Amos, Leonard Cohen, Steve Earle, Joni Mitchell, Rilo Kiley, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, assorted pop singles and musical theater soundtracks, and my buddy Kirsten Opstad.

What I'm Watching: 

Movies I've watched and loved recently include Take Shelter, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Pariah, We Need to Talk About Kevin, Pina, and Attack The Block. I also tune into Parks and Recreation every week.

What I'm Reading: 

Recent favorites include New Queer Cinema: A Critical Reader by Michele Aaron, She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders by Jennifer Finney Boylan, Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV by Jennifer Pozner, and Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace by Ayelet Waldman.