EzraEllenberg
23 New York, NY
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My self-summary
Bear Jew
What I’m doing with my life
I work at a digital publisher called Thought Catalog.

Live in crown heights with my best friends and our 2 cats... it's pretty great.
I’m really good at
hacky sack, but I'm out of practice
The first things people usually notice about me
how tall I am
my ass

depends which way they approach me from
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books:
The Fountain Head -- I swear I'm not as much of an asshole as my enjoyment of this book implies.
The Corrections
East of Eden
Middlesex
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Game of Thrones (All 5 of 'em)
Killing Pablo
Gates of Fire
Cosmicomics

Shows:
House
Game of Thrones
Mad Men
Breaking Bad
Archer
South Park
Arrested Development
Bob's Burgers
Louie (or anything involving Louis CK)

Music:

http://www.esquire.com/features/chuck-klostermans-america/klosterman1207

And now (grudgingly) the less cynical answer:

Some artists I like:

Tame Impala -- Kevin Parker deserves a line of his own. Ok, now we can continue

Alt-J, Andrew Bird, The Shins, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Talking Heads, Architecture in Helsinki, Dirty Projectors, LCD Sound System, Outkast, The Gorillaz, Galactic, Dave Brubek, Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, Grizzly Bear, Derek Trucks, Foxygen, C2C, Frank Ocean, Wavves, Freelance Whales, Neutral Milk Hotel, Yo La Tengo, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Purity Ring, Sufjan Stevens, Real Estate, St. Vincent, feist, Dr. Dog, The XX, bonobo, RJD2, Vampire Weekend, danny brown, earl sweatshirt, Man Man, Deerhunter, Phantogram, Broken Bells, Cults, Shlohmo, Buena Vista Social Club, Lauryn Hill, Bahamas, Dawes, travi$ Scott, future islands, glass animals, Anderson paak. Grimes, pond, GUM, vince staples, Marian Hill, Anderson Paak, The Arcs

Movies:
The Graduate
Kramer vs. Kramer
Brick
Four Rooms
Jackie Brown
Reservoir Dogs
Pulp Fiction (see a theme emerging here?)
Miller's Crossing
Gangs of New York
Serpico
The Big Lebowski
Old School/Anchorman/Superbad (really anything in this neighborhood)

Food:

Everything but licorice
The six things I could never do without
Traveling
Something or someone to challenge me
Trippy thoughts
Deep sleep
Women in all their glory
Grantland.com (RIP)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Denmark
Whatever happened to the 9, W, and V trains
How badly I want a direwolf named moose
How similar my gait and mannerisms are to those of Tyson Chandler
What I want to write next
What I want to do with my life
On a typical Friday night I am
hopefully at a party with good people and good drinks
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I've got an imdb page for playing a nameless baseball player in a modern adaptation of a bugs bunny cartoon.
You should message me if
you wanna get drunk and play amateur sociologist.

you wanna take me somewhere I've never been before.
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