Movies: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Inglourious Basterds, Oldboy, Spirited Away, Waking Life, The Fountain, Ex Machina, V for Vendetta, Garden State, The Life Aquatic, Children of Men, Moneyball, The Social Network, The Ides of March, Shame, The Fall, Senna, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, C'était un Rendezvous, The Skin I Live In, Stranger than Fiction
TV: Off the Air, Bojack Horseman, Master of None, The Mind of a Chef, Rick and Morty, Breaking Bad, Top Gear, Arrested Development, Game of Thrones.
Music: Eclectic. Generally, I'm listening to: Sekuoia, Fly Russia, Cashmere Cat, Moa Pillar, Ratatat, Ta-Ku, Chance the Rapper, Childish Gambino, Abdominal, Cinematic Orchestra, Drake, Weeknd, Justice, Kygo, Kendrick, Sigur Ros, and Shad.
Food: Honestly, everything. I'm fairly adventurous eater. Right now, I'm on a tear to find Toronto's best ramen after visiting Japan and having a religious experience with a bowl of Tonkotsu. (So far, Sansotei is the hands-down winner. Any other suggestions?)
One-half of me is Persian, and I will plow through a plate of Ghormeh Sabzi at a moment's notice. It is my comfort food.
- Coconut-based foods. (Desserts, drinks, pastries... you name it.)
- Boardgame nights playing Settlers, Dominion, and King of Tokyo.
- The Maillard Reaction
- Reddit. Hopelessly addicted.
- Breathtaking views from tall buildings.
You've read Charles Warnke's "You Should Date an Illiterate Girl" and it resonated with you.
With very rare exception, I will ignore/delete any opener message that just says "hey" or asks me how my day is going. I've intentionally put a bunch of conversation hooks in my profile for people to latch onto — it shouldn't be that hard to find something to start with. :)