Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a pretty ridiculously open person. If you ask me a question
I'll probably give you the whole answer. This can be disarming or
Just moved to the Bay, getting my sea legs, loving it.
I'm a laid-back caffeine addict with a strong personality who likes
girls with stronger personalities. I like girls who say things that
are funny. Kindness is crucial, but decoupled from wit, daring,
bite... snooze. Let's wake up!
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Just moved here, but I'm officially a job-having motherfucker.
Substitute preschool teacher and Kaplan SAT prep coach,so about
half solution, half problem. I'd eventually like to be an ESOL
teacher and/or nonprofit superstar.
Learning Spanish. Just got back from a long trip in Latin
Reading when I can. Starting big books (frequently), finishing them
Someday I'd like to be the ubermensch.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
being comfortable, looking uncomfortable
Making seitan. Tofu's for chumps.
The first things people usually notice about me
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"You're pretty tall, you know? Are you gettin taller? You look
taller or somthin
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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, Brian Eno
before U2 got a
hold of him, Prince
, J Dilla
, The Velvet Underground
, Louis Armstrong
, Randy Newman
albums, not the soundtracks), Charles Mingus
, Charlie Parker
, The Kinks
, Kanye West
, The Rolling Stones
, Talking Heads
Damon Albarn, Neil
, The Grateful Dead
, most things
produced by Steve
, Gordon Voidwell
put on the best
recent live show I've been to.
Teenage Jesus and the
are not the greatest band, but they have the greatest
, The Tale of Genji
, The Little Prince
Through Spiritual Materialism
, The Autobiography of
, From Hell
, Portnoy's Complaint
Good and Evil
, La Vida es Sueño
's pretty brilliant as contemporary novelists go.
I was not a huge lover of modern poetry until I discovered Neruda,
Vallejo,Lorca. I feel like I've stumbled on a vocabulary I'd been
looking for all my life.
TV: Flight of the Conchords
, The Sopranos
, Mr. Show
, Party Down
, Peep Show
, The Thick of It
,The Office UK
Burgers, Simpsons Classic, John Oliver, Ren and Stimpy...
Film: The Host
Rules of the
, Bridge on the River
, The South Park
, Tokyo Story
, Funny Games
, Texas Chainsaw
, Children of Men
, Animal House
Anything Buster Keaton, City Lights
, Bringing Up Baby
Katherine Hepburn in general...
I do really like horror movies. Enthusiasm isn't required, but some
tolerance is a plus.
Food: I don't buy meat, but if you're not gonna finish that burger,
no reason for it to go to waste, right? Other than that, I am not a
picky eater. Put food in me. If it is good, I will really like it.
If it is bad, I will still probably like it. I'm also learning to
cook and have fewer and fewer catastrophes in my kitchen.
Ricky Gervais Show
, Stouffer's lasagna
tl;dr: I love all the stuff you love, and some stuff that's better
than that stuff
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Connections to people.
Stupid dirty jokes.
Opportunities to get away, opportunities to settle in.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
I read a book that said that, early on in a relationship, when we
feel our partner has hurt us, it's not so much that they've
betrayed us, it's that they've betrayed the image of them that
we've been building up in our heads. We've been eager to fill in
all the gaps in our knowledge of them with the most flattering
sketches we can manage--yet here they are, these real people,
wiping out all our beautiful ideas of who they might be. So: how to
treat real people like real people, and how to let gaps remain,
maybe even enchantingly, gaps.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Working, cobbling together a social situation, other
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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When I'm in yoga class, I feel like Tina from Bob's Burgers.
You should message me if
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Message me if you don't quote Family Guy: quoting Family Guy is
getting really close to being a deal-breaker for me. If you'd take
HBO or AMC over SHOWTIME any day. You're into ecstacy (the
emotion). O, y si quieres practicar español conmigo.
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