Amanda Marcotte

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Birthday
2, 1977
Birthplace
El Paso, TX
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
2, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
El Paso, TX

About

Became know as a controversial feminist and politics writer for places such as Salon, Slate, The Guardian and The Raw Story. She also hosts a weekly podcast called RH Reality Cast. She is the author of It's a Jungle Out There: The Feminist Survival Guide to Politically Inhospitable Environments and Get Opinionated.

Before Fame

She graduated summa cum laude from St. Edward's University with a degree in English. She began writing for the liberal blog Pandagon.net in 2004.

Trivia

She won a Koufax Award for her Mouse Words blog in 2004.

Family Life

She was born in El Paso, Texas, but grew up in Alpine. She has also lived in New York.

Associated With

She was hired as the blogmaster for the John Edwards 2008 presidential campaign.

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