A political blogger learns about science the fun way: by tearing apart bad evolutionary psychology studies.
“I was the only kid in the class who tore into the book and criticized it... and I was the only one who go an A.”
Amanda Marcotte writes for and manages the blog Pandagon, blogs for Slate's Double X, and has two books out: "It's A Jungle Out There: The Feminist Survival Guide to Politically Inhospitable Environments" and "Get Opinionated: A Progressive's Guide to Finding Your Voice (and Taking a Little Action)". She's written about politics, pop culture and feminism for outlets such as Slate, Salon, the LA Times, the Guardian, Bitch, and the American Prospect. A former resident of Texas, she now lives in Brooklyn, NY.