Skeleton-Jelly
22 Purchase, NY
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My self-summary
If you think Jeff Goldbum was sexy in Jurassic Park then maybe I too will be sexy.

I really value time spent listening to music, reading books, putting on plays, and doing dumb internet stuff. I guess I'm holding fiercely onto my menagerie of niche literature, heightened-language theater, and oddity-seeking internet treasure hunts, because such hedonism is all I've ever known, and soon I'll have to get a job and become a member of the general public.

Instant turn-offs: People who are self-proclaimed nerds, people who are vocally against feminism, people who shout memes at me
What I’m doing with my life
Studying theater and literature at SUNY Purchase College.
I do some acting and constantly worry about what I'm going to do when I leave school.
I’m really good at
Buffoonery
Chicanery
Jiggery-pokery
The first things people usually notice about me
That I don't waste words. I only say things when I feel like my input will contribute. This sometimes leads to the dreaded "Why are you so quiet?" question.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Authors: Henry IV by William Shakespeare, The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, The Counterfeiters by Andre Gide, Cities of the Red Night by William S. Burroughs, Concrete Island by J.G. Ballard, The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss, The Autobiography of Yukichi Fukuzawa, the plays of Beckett, Chekhov, Yasmina Reza and Will Eno, and the poetry of Dylan Thomas, William Carlos Williams, and Frank O'Hara.

Movies: Down by Law, Hellboy, Alien, Jacob's Ladder, Waiting for Guffman, The Elephant Man, Willard, Boogie Nights, Robocop, The Thing, The Fly, Escape from New York, House (1977), Monty Python and the Holy Grail, THX 1138, There Will Be Blood, Borat, Heisei-era Godzilla and Gamera, and everything Star Wars.

Anime: Devilman, Oruchuban Ebichu, Mobile Police Patlabor, Lupin III, Mobile Suit Gundam, Space Pirate Captain Harlock, Bobobo-Bo Bo-bobo, Cromartie High School, Tetsujin 28-go (2004), Spirited Away, Akira.

Music: Tom Waits, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Momus, Leonard Cohen, Ulver, Big Black, Cabaret Voltaire, Electric Wizard, Donovan, Sébastien Tellier, Pentagram, Parallels, Manilla Road, Mr. Oizo, The Tiger Lillies, Peste Noire, Danzig.

Countless other things. I'm more consumer than man.
The six things I could never do without
Spending time alone is important, since that's what enables me to do more hanging out.

I start to feel weird after having spent a few days without listening to the music I like.

And I start to feel real grimy after a day or two without a shower.

Six feels arbitrary, so I'll leave it at three for now.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How to be an efficient undergrad. How to get off my parents' dole once I graduate. Dreaming about the fantasy of stage/voice acting for a living.
On a typical Friday night I am
While at school: doing radio theater.
While at home: having fun on INTERNET
You should message me if
You can deal with the possibility of me accidentally writing a lot and being generally ramble-y. Or, alternatively, not really knowing what to say and being brief.

Also, if you can watch something cheesy like Elfen Lied or Hellboy or Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula in total reverence and awe.

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