In one of Portlandia’s many recurring sketches, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein spend a lot of time in a fictional feminist bookstore called Women & Women First. But do they know from actual such establishments? Vulture’s Julie Klausner took Fred and Carrie on a shopping spree at Bluestockings, a real feminist and activist bookstore on New York’s Lower East Side. What made it to their respective obscure reading lists? And how many vegan cookbooks was Carrie Brownstein able to carry? Watch to find out.
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