I was born in Washington, DC, moved with my family to Napa as I was starting high school, and fell in love with the local music scene from the first all-ages show I saw in Berkeley at 16. I've kicked around the greater Bay Area since then, finally moving to the City in 2000. When not haunting music venues around town, I read obsessively, knit while watching DVDs of the cable shows I'd watch if I had cable, rehabilitate rescued wildlife on the Peninsula (really!), and write Java to earn some scratch, since my cat is way too lazy to get a job.
Some Favorite Music: Sleater-Kinney, Spoon, DCFC, The Wrens, Hot Snakes, Aislers Set, The Magnetic Fields, QOTSA, The Exploding Hearts, Versus, Scrabbel, New Pornographers, Pixies, The Shins, Solex, Mary Timony, Cornelius, Pinback, Palomar, The Ponys, Frog Eyes, The Hunches, Elliott Smith
Some Favorite Authors: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Isabelle Allende, Thomas Pynchon, Paul Auster, Margaret Atwood, Bill Bryson, John McPhee, Neil Stephenson, George R.R. Martin, Kafka, Borges, David Foster-Wallace, Dave Eggers, Anthony Powell, Phillip K. Dick, Matt Ruff, Cortazar, Banana Yoshimoto, Haruki Murakam