Watson_M
25 Brooklyn, NY
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My self-summary
I really enjoy the noun form of adjectives ending in 'ous' that end in 'ity', vacuity or veracity for example. Conversely, I hate when these nouns simply add 'ness' like contentiousness. I only recently found out that there is no word 'mellifluity'. It saddened me.

That about sums me up.
What I’m doing with my life
I live in Brooklyn and work in Manhattan. More specifically, living in Bushwick and working at the UN.
I’m really good at
Jeopardy

Recitation of GZA lyrics

Reading while standing up on the subway
The first things people usually notice about me
My beard (perhaps this is wishful thinking)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
In terms of books, I love dystopian literature such as We by Evgeny Zamyatin, 1984, Bend Sinister, and a Clockwork Orange. I also love Virginia Woolf, Walker Percy, James Joyce, William Faulkner, Franz Kafka, Fyodor Dostoevsky, James Baldwin, Vladimir Nabokov, Toni Morrison, Viktor Pelevin David Foster Wallace and Joan Didion.

I'm a big fan of international cinema, and I love Japanese, German and American new wave in particular. Some of my favorite directors are Stanley Kubrick, Claire Denis, Andrei Tarkovsky, Shohei Immamura, Lynn Ramsey, Michelangelo Antonini, Werner Herzog, Terrence Malick, Lars Von Trier, Agnes Varda, Volker Schlondorff, Alain Resnais, Wim Wenders, John Schlesinger, Robert Altman, Lodge Kerrigan and Yasujiro Ozu. Specific Movies include 2001, La Notte, Ivan's Childhood, A Woman in the Dunes (Hiroshi Teshagahara), Come and See, The Tin Drum, The Tree of Life, Solaris, Barry Lyndon, Paris Texas, Taxi Driver, The Last Year at Marienbad, 3 Women and Equinox Flower.

TV shows: Anything produced by or starring Tim and Eric, The Wire, Arrested Development, Twin Peaks, The Twilight Zone, Jeopardy

I Love David Bowie. I like a lot of Indie rock from the 90s like Pavement, Guided by Voices, Modest Mouse, Neutral Milk Hotel and Bedhead. My favorite Rappers include every member of the Wu-Tang Clan in the following order: The GZA (my all time favorite rapper), Ghostface Killah, Method Man, Inspektah Deck, Raekwon, Ol' Dirty Bastard, The Rza, and U-God. I also love Mos Def, Mobb Deep, Nas, Andre Nickatina, Eric B. and Rakim, NWA, Biggie, Tech N9ne, De La Soul, the Beastie Boys. In addition I am a big fan of Grizzly Bear and the Department of Eagles, Joanna Newsom, Dirty Projectors, Animal Collective, TV on the Radio and Radiohead.

Food: seriously anything
The six things I could never do without
Headphones, good friends, the news, independent theaters, the occasional libation (wink), Liquid Swords.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The formation of political pluralism after the fall of the Soviet Union, epistemology, and the Wu-Tang Clan.
On a typical Friday night I am
Blah blah blah sometimes staying in, blah blah blah sometimes going out.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I like plain bread products, like bagels without cream cheese. I've only recently realized what a social pariah this has made me, so if this is a dealbreaker I... I understand.
You should message me if
You feel the urge.

You are awesome.

You've been to Budapest.

You have not been to Budapest.

You are not racist (I've learned the hard way that this one needs to be made explicit).

You have ~good heart~.
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