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28 • M • Chicago, IL
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- 5′ 8″ (1.73m)
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- Mostly vegetarian
- Leo, and it’s fun to think about
- Graduated from university
- Art / Music / Writing
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I produce, perform, and promote music and events from a gallery/studio of sorts in Wicker Park. Sometimes I make arts. Sometimes I play lots of Talking Heads songs in a row. Teaching is something I like to do. Learning is something I like better. I curate an experiential art and music series, and try to spend my time researching, exploring, and making things.
Fundamentally, I suppose I'm attempting to apply discretion and mindfulness to my lifestyle and my social interactions, whilst learning to manage my time with intention.
My sleep schedule trends towards erratic. I'm on that 24 hour hustle... don't think I'm weird for creepin' on your profile at 4 in the morning. There's plenty of better reasons than that.
Books: I think I'll never finish Infinite Jest*. Kurt Vonnegut. Palahniuk. Charles Bukowski. Brothers Karamazov. David Byrne:How Music Works. Mostly been on a non-fiction kick lately. Read the autobiography of Miles Davis! Do it.
Television: Bored to Death. 30 Rock. Twin Peaks. Breaking Bad. Party Down. Louie. Newsroom. Arrested Development. I don't have a TV, but I got that internet
Film: "Her" is the best thing I've seen in a minute. Waking Life. Synecdoche, NY. Broken Flowers. Spring Breakers. Wes Anderson. Stanley Kubrick. Bill Murray. Robert Redford. Tarantino. I like smartypants shit and great acting.
Food: My food choices are more dependent on the moment than any premeditated diet, but lately I've been trying not to vote for meat with my dollar. I've been eating fish and eggs, and will occasionally go for animals that I feel were able to live the life of an animal(i.e. wild caught, humanely slaughtered, actually free range etc.) I will consume meat that would otherwise go to waste, as I'm approaching my loose pescatarianism from an ethical and not health bent, and will never say no to my Italian grandmother's sauce. Sushi, Indian, and Thai are amongst my favorite. Longman & Eagle. Beans. Bahn mi. Srirachaaaaa
Music: I take music seriously like it's my job(it's my job). In recent years my understanding of it's social and functional role has grown to consider the function of a piece, and the context within which it is relevant/appropriate. This means that I like a lot of different things for a lot of different reasons, and that I can appreciate a lot of music I don't necessarily like. This is some music I really do like:
Burial. Boards of Canada. Ifan Dafydd. Maurice Ravel. Broken Social Scene. James Blake. Brad Mehldau. Fela Kuti. Paul Motian. Flying Lotus. Taylor McFerrin. Mulatu Astatke. Com Truise. Miles Davis. Bela Bartok. David Byrne. Gustav Mahler. Of Montreal. Beach Boys. Claude Debussey. Luther Vandross. Lapalux. Death Grips. Brian Eno. Hall and Oates. Radiohead. D'Angelo. Prince. Marvin Gaye. Bill Frisell. Fennesz.
**I must have read enough David Foster Wallace, because I'm footnoting an online dating profile.
Some kind of delay pedal
A well curated collection of hot sauces
Callin' Oates, the emergency Hall & Oates hotline (719)26-OATES
Harmonized self interest. The pros and cons of capitalism. Some flavor of the week existential crisis.
Where are my keys?
Is that ringing at 640 or 800hz?
Is it wrong to mashup Skrillex with Steely Dan?
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