|Location||pittsburgh, U.S. Outlying Islands|
|Introduction||carbon-based life form: thinking, reading and gardening. New College alum; current grad student writing a dissertation. I specialize in children's literature, media, and culture, and queer/gender studies, with a strong interest in 19th century British literature and culture. I like history, a lot.|
|Interests||children's and young adult literature, reading, social justice, history, queerness, music, cats, being kind to animals, evolutionary biology, stars, dinosaurs, plants, frogboots, sock puppets, the pursuit of happiness, sleeping, admiring art, mister rogers' neighborhood, thinking about treehouses and trees to put them in|
|Favorite Movies||Man with the Movie Camera, The Red Violin, The Big Lebowski, Big Bird in China, Institute Benjamenta, Dr Strangelove, Lilo + Stitch, WALL-E, A Bug's Life, Castle in the Sky, Spirited Away.|
|Favorite Music||radiohead, rem, beethoven, leonard cohen, marvin gaye, mahalia jackson, rufus wainwright, andrew bird, debussy, over the rhine, teddy thompson|
|Favorite Books||His Dark Materials, Howl's Moving Castle, Un Lun Dun, The Knife of Never Letting Go, The Crying of Lot 49, The Ambassadors, Petersburg, The Magic City, The Master & Margarita, Sleepwalker in a Fog, The Moviegoer, The Little White Bird, Bleak House, Lolita, East of Eden|
The children are waiting! Please tell them the story about the bald frog with the wig:
why do you assume this story is for children?