I'm a writer who used to study astrophysics and now works in
theatre marketing. I figure if I keep pretending I know what I'm
doing I'll eventually stop needing to pretend. In the meantime, I'm
trying to live a life that is interesting enough to justify being a
What I’m doing with my life
Just moved back to the Bay from New York after graduating. Now
working my dream job at Berkeley Repertory Theatre and enjoying all
the amazing food and weather I missed on the East Coast.
I’m really good at
being serious when I need to be, and silly the rest of the time.
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm seventeen feet tall and bright pink. But in reality (vastly
overrated as it may be) it’s probably my hair, which can be
described either as a “luxuriantly exotic cascade of soft curls” or
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: War and Peace, The Iliad, Crime and Punishment, Yertle the
Movies: I feel like putting Fight Club would make me like just
about everyone else on this site. That said, I love Fight Club.
Plus: A Fish Called Wanda, Zoolander, Love and Other Drugs, Annie
Hall and all four Step Up movies (long story)
TV Shows: The Wire, Girls, Newsroom (basically anything on
Food: Chinese, Japanese, Burmese, Xianese. Plus, I'm learning to
cook for real (I sous chefed part time in a professional kitchen
for a couple years part time but I've only recently started
crafting my own recipes)
The six things I could never do without
My friends and my family (the obvious, possibly boring two), plus
my Shakespeare collection, post-it notes, my stuffed animal
platypus (seriously), and parentheses (apparently)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
On a typical Friday night I am
Hanging out with friends and a few bottles of wine. Or writing.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
If I had to choose between being nice and being interesting, I
would probably chose interesting.
You should message me if
I see no reason for the "if" here. You should message me. It's that