I grew up in Long Island but escaped suburgatory as soon as I was able. I've lived in Connecticut, Manhattan, New Orleans, Austin, DC, Berkeley, Boston, and San Diego, in that order, plus a summer in Paris. Along the way, I picked up an MFA, a PhD, diverse culinary influences, friends scattered around the world, and hopefully a little cultural insight.
I'm kind to waiters and animals, wait up for walking companions, and have never been convicted of a felony in the 48 contiguous states.
What I’m doing with my life
In my newest career, I'm a digital analyst crunching numbers in a creative agency. We have an office full of puppies, snacks, and champagne nestled between dozens of coffee shops I visit and high-end clothing stores I don't.
I’m really good at
Writing. Numbers. The real-time calculus of moving objects like grounders and tourists. Leaving 'em laughing.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Almost Famous, Field of Dreams, No Country for Old Men, Cabin in the Woods.
Fargo, Breaking Bad, Justified, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 30 Rock.
Pale Fire, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, Wonder Boys, The New York Trilogy, Straight Man, Slaughterhouse Five, Into Thin Air.
Coffee, chocolate, garlic, ginger, wasabi, Tapatia.
I like music too.
The six things I could never do without
A good book
The occasional well-turned phrase
(Any six will do.)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The mere idea of moving to an idyllic little town somewhere.
On a typical Friday night I am
A corporeal being on a swiftly spinning planet in the vast reaches of space.
You should message me if
I feel like a light and airy profile is more appealing, but for one section let's be forthright. Here's you:
- Interested in monogamy and kids in the future.
- Knows life achievement ≠ income.
- Will date a 5'9" pescatarian who does not love Jesus.
- Probably not Republican. Definitely not libertarian or Objectivist.
- More likely slimmer-framed.
- Good at envisioning the preferences and perspectives of others.
Also, you take care of yourself in terms of diet and fitness. Evenings of cocktails and bar food are fun, but let's earn them.
Finally, you live in Manhattan or Brooklyn or somewhere convenient. Probably not China. Sorry!