About Amanda Marcotte

Amanda is the blog administrator of popular liberal blog Pandagon. Before her stint in the Texas oasis of liberalism, she grew up in the mountains of West Texas, a place that some say is sparsely populated for a good reason. She is assisted in the strenous task of blogging by her two lovely assistants Molly and Dusty, whose primary job duties are interrupting her by scratching the furniture and interrupting her by walking across the keyboard, for which they get paid in kibble.

What’s Not to Link? (Day Three)

By March 15, 2007

To: Jonathan Ames From: Amanda Marcotte Subject: John Waters, Eco-Prigs, Pregger Fundamentalists, and Camille Paglia Dear Jonathan, I’ve been enjoying the more light-hearted tone of this exchange, so it saddened me to see that the first three of our assigned … Read More

Movable Snipe: John Waters, Eco-Prigs, Pregger Fundamentalists, and Camille Paglia

By March 15, 2007

To: Jonathan Ames From: Amanda Marcotte Subject: John Waters, Eco-Prigs, Pregger Fundamentalists, and Camille Paglia Dear Jonathan, I’ve been enjoying the more light-hearted tone of this exchange, so it saddened me to see that the first three of our assigned … Read More

Movable Snipe: RSS Feeds, YouTube, Laura Bush v. Ann Coulter, and Bono

By March 14, 2007

To: Jonathan Ames From: Amanda Marcotte Subject: RSS Feeds, YouTube, Laura Bush v. Ann Coulter, and Bono Dear Jonathan, I’m in awe of your ability to type/write 2,000 words in an hour. And here I was thinking that I was … Read More

What’s Not to Link? (Day Two)

By March 14, 2007

To: Amanda Marcotte From: Jonathan Ames Subject: Backgammon, "Anna" Coulter, Terabitha, Earth, and Yeats Dear Amanda, At Jewlicious, there was a lot about a big party, something called the Jewlicious Festival, which happened recently in Long Beach, CA. From what … Read More

Movable Snipe: I Really Do Hate Religion as Much as Bill O’Reilly Says

By March 13, 2007

To: Jonathan Ames From: Amanda Marcotte Subject: I Really Do Hate Religion as Much as Bill O’Reilly Says Dear Jonathan, I can’t be too saucy about The News Blog this week. Steve Gilliard has been a huge influence on my … Read More

What’s Not to Link?

By March 13, 2007

Movable Snipe is the Jewcy feature where two pen-pals spend a week reading five blogs and offering valentines or vivisections. Your Snipers this week are Jonathan Ames, bestselling author of What's Not To Love?, My Less Than Secret Life and … Read More