Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
(Note: Just moved to Brooklyn from SF. Please stand by while
I update my settings from 'polyannish optimism' to 'worldweary
Once, I was bitten by a crocodile on the banks of the Nile.
OK, so it was ten inches long, sitting in a bucket, and I maybe
(definitely) deserved it for sticking my hand in its plastic home.
There's a universe out there where this ends painfully in an
Egyptian hospital, but in this one I got nothing more than a barely
I like to think of it as the world teaching me that my stupid
decisions don't have to have consequences. That and the value of
the occasional lie of omission in storytelling.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Trying to figure out just how far you can get in life on snark
Also, an only slightly cliché combination of: rock climbing,
computer programming, open-container law flaunting, cabeza taco
eating, and mid-20s existential crisising.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Remembering things I should have forgotten, forgetting things I
should have remembered, winning bets of all varieties, learning
just enough of a language to get myself kicked out of a bar, and
singing louder at karaoke than my vocal abilities justify.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
They tell me I have a laugh like a super villain monologuing. Which
is stupid, because I'd never make the mistake of monologuing.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Favorite album made by former teen pop stars:
Haim's Days Are Gone.
Favorite album that
Favorite movie that I maybe kinda originally thought was
about superheroes: Birdman
Favorite cuisine from a country not colonized by
Favorite book that my 14 year old self definitely did not
understand as well as he thought he did: Lolita
Favorite book that my now self still doesn't understand as
well as he thinks he does: Kafka on the shore
Favorite childhood comfort food that sounds bizarre when
translated into English: Split pigeon pea stew over rice
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Temperature lows above freezing
That internet thing the kids love so much
Running out of things to list before hitting quota
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Why some people choose to wear socks in situations where it's
permissible not to.
Who was in charge of getting "schadenfreude" into English and how I
can get them to do the same for "übermorgen" ("the day after
How to quote someone who wrongly used "[sic]".
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
attempting to find the right balance of board games and terrible
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