Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
If laughter has a cost then I'm humorously in debt.
Fear not: there are no shirtless selfies to behold in this
Christ, am I the only poor sap on this site who hasn't been to
I've cut my hair, I have no pictures, and I refuse to take selfies.
If we're seriously allowing a word and concept like "foodie" to be
a thing, then I'm definitely a "breathie" and a "sleepie"
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
If I revealed the requisite information in this section, the world
would have a cure for insomnia. I don't plan on handing such a
thing out entirely for free.
Although I will say that I've recently moved back from London and
that I'm a kind of historian.
I'm also a contributing editor to a fledgling quarterly
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Cooking impressive bourgeois meals, such as grilled cheese, various
cold cut sandwiches, most store bought pastas, anything you can
throw into a wok and, in all seriousness, roasting chickens.
I write good.
I've been bragging about this for years, but when I was a freshman
in high school I won the school's badminton tournament. (Cited in:
White People, Vol IV (2002))
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Let's get down to it though: I appreciate and in many cases
outright jam to hipster music. Let me be one of the first to say,
though ironic and dangerous behind the handlebars, hipsters can
serve a purpose.
Also I listen to a lot of classical music. I could tell you this is
because I played it for a long time (and that would be true), but
it requires no explanation.
Movies: Trust me on this, I'm a cinephile.
Edit: I thought I'd add my current book queue as an example -- The
True History of the Conquest of New Spain (de Castillo), The Great
Transformation, The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of
History, Elixir: Water and Power in the Ancient World. My favorite
all-time novel is probably A Wild Sheep Chase.
Food: Spicy. Indian is my soul food.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Pen/pencil and paper
Glasses or contacts (this is a practical thing)
Abacus (for counting, though I've apparently lost mine)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Ridiculous ideas I have for documentaries
The invisibility of the prehistoric past
Technology and society
History and empathy
When a 24 hour McDonald's is actually cleaned. And don't say "all
the time." That's ridiculous and you should be ashamed of yourself
for saying something so idiotic. Put down the quarter pounder and
think about what you just said.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
drink in hand confronting the hope of a fun, stimulating, hilarious
conversation or the reality of a real snoozer.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I recently discovered that 'profiterole', though it sounds like a
kind of prescription suppository for treating nausea, is actually
what my New Worldish dialect calls a 'cream puff'.
Also -- and this isn't really private -- but I'm obsessed with
cricket. I learned to play in the most unlikely place (southwest
Virginia) and several years ago spent the majority of my paltry
life savings to attend the Cricket World Cup in the West Indies,
which was incredible.
You should message me if
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You prefer Sisko over the others.
You want to go to the symphony
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