Feel free to skip this section, as it's quite long relative to the
rest of the profile, but I do think it reveals a tiny bit about my
personality and my interests. It's not just a list of stuff...
well, most of it anyway.
My tastes tend to be fairly broad, from the esoteric to the
For reading, I'm more of a periodical reader (The New
Yorker, The New Scientist, The NY Times)
than a book reader, although I will read a book if I find it
interesting enough. I tend more towards non-fiction
(Revelations, Propaganda, The Way We Never
Were) than fiction (Super Sad True Love Story,
Through The Looking Glass, Wigfield) in the
For fiction, I prefer film and TV. I tend to go for things that
have some sort of comedic element to them, particularly of the
absurdist variety, such as Parks & Recreation or
Female Trouble, although I do enjoy straight up serious
documentary/drama, such as Frontline or Persona,
as well. I also enjoy genre stuff, especially sci-fi, like
Doctor Who or Star Trek (2009).
Musically, I like pretty much everything genre-wise (especially
pop, both Top 40 and indie) although some genres, like metal or
mainstream rap, require a very specific and rather infrequently
encountered mood to be enjoyed. I also could never really get into
I've lost about eighty pounds recently and, as a result, have to
watch what I eat to keep it off. That said, I do
LOVE food, especially of the ethnic variety,
particularly Vietnamese, Moroccan, and Indian. I also cook and bake
a bit. I love to experiment with unusual flavor pairings, which
tend to be either awful or amazing, usually the former.