Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a mix of passion and playfulness, equally excited by political
issues and art projects; creative, curious, and colorful; fond of
adjectives and alliteration.
I grew up on Long Island, but I'm convinced that was just a fluke
of the cosmos and I got lost on the way to being born. I love this
city as if it were capable of consciously loving me back. I can't
imagine living anywhere else. Though I will still correct you if
you say "in" Long Island instead of "on."
I've read every book that I own at least twice, and I get a kick
out of seeing movies on the night they open. If I know the lyrics
to the song, I will sing along, whether the music is coming from a
live show, the office elevator, or someone's extra-loud iPod on the
train. I'd rather pretend I don't speak English than admit to a
tourist I don't know how to get to where they're going. I always
stop to pet the bodega cat. I like my substance with a dash of
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Putting the commas in the right places.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Making things pretty.
Making pretty things.
Picking out perfect birthday presents.
Constructing elaborate, lunatic Halloween costumes.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Most likely the white streak in my hair. It's been gaining
prominence since I was about 22.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Almost anything by Margaret Atwood
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Hunger Games (I know, I know...)
Aliens, Inception, The Usual Suspects; Little Miss Sunshine, Run
Lola Run; Pride & Prejudice, The Princess Bride...
SHOWS – THEATER:
I was one of the volunteer spellers when I saw The 25th Annual
Putnam County Spelling Bee on Broadway. My word was "pakapu." I got
it wrong. It was devastating. :(
SHOWS – TV:
I have something of an unhealthy affinity for HGTV and The Walking
As a former college radio DJ, there's a special place in my heart
for all things "alternative."
I could eat grilled cheese and tater tots or my mom's chicken
lasagne every day of my life.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
2. The Internet.
3. Prescription sunglasses.
4. An unlimited MetroCard.
5. My crazy, amazing siblings.
6. A flat iron.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Color, texture, pattern, and shine.
(I spend a lot of time designing/styling things.)
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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When I was 5, I requested an R2-D2–shaped cake for my birthday. The
bakery called my mom twice to confirm that the cake was indeed for
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You are bookish and boyish and a little bit edgy, like sci-fi and
subtitles, enjoy amusement parks as much as museums, and would like
to meet a dynamite girl. :)
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