Likes: Proper grammar, cover songs, This American Life, whiskey-based cocktails, Swedish crime fiction, jokes, Mexican food, the Pacific Ocean, Mike Birbiglia, narratives, experimental theatre, live music, the Los Angeles Lakers, puns, soccer, mash-ups, British ingenues, BBC programming, Korean BBQ
I am very funny. Trust me.
Movies: Kicking and Screaming (NOT the Will Ferrell one), The Royal Tennenbaums, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, High Fidelity, Wet Hot American Summer, Brick, Rushmore, The Philadelphia Story
Music: the Mountain Goats, Bear vs. Shark, Elliott Smith, the Dismemberment Plan, Smog/Bill Callahan, Red House Painters/Sun Kil Moon/Mark Kozelek, Shearwater, Jets to Brazil, the Beatles, the Get Up Kids, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Frank Turner, Modest Mouse, Midlake, the Decemberists, John Vanderslice, the National, Girl Talk, the Silver Jews
TV: Arrested Development, the Wire, Friday Night Lights, the West Wing, Parks and Rec, Green Wing, the X-Files, Sherlock, Joss Whedon
Food: I love food. I especially love pork, prepared in potsticker or al pastor form (though not, it should be noted, at the same time), Korean, and tacos.
Large bodies of water