Christen McCurdy is a freelance journalist who lives in Portland, Oregon with too many kitchen gadgets and craft supplies. She penned Bitch Media’s “Lady Liquor” guest-blog series on women and alcohol.

What I'm Listening To: 

whiny cats, rain fall, sad bastard music

What I'm Watching: 

Queuing up Mad Men; chasing bad-weather blues with old Disney ink and paint shorts

What I'm Reading: 

The Spirits of America by Eric Burns; Domesticating Drink by Elizabeth Gilbert Murdock; Fear and Loathing: on the Campaign Trail '72 by Dr. Hunter S. Thompson