Mandy Van Deven is a writer, activist, and co-author of Hey, Shorty!: A Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence in Schools and on the Streets. She is an editorial fellow at Salon.com and guest edited Issue 8.3 of The Scholar & Feminist Online, entitled “Polyphonic Feminisms: Acting in Concert.” More of her writing can be found at mandyvandeven.com and you can catch her in-person on the Hey, Shorty! on the Road nationwide tour. Friend her on Facebook or follow her Tweets.
At home: the rumbling of the 1 train as it shuttles folks passed my apartment building.
On the street: some podcast or another... most likely Radiolab, This American Life, Pop Culture Happy Hour, or The Moth.
MasterChef has sucked me in again! I just love food porn when it's mixed with emotional manipulation.
The Beautiful and the Damned, Why Loiter?, New Yorker fiction issue