Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
בארץ לחודשיים מניו יורק...
Terseness is not usually my forté, but in an effort to encompass
certain truths about myself, here is a bite-sized paragraph that
can hopefully bring about some sense of the whole. Sort of a
I'd say I'm a thinker, meanderer, etymologizer; leftist, humanist,
romantic realist; on a never-ending quest to expand, refine, and
hone my understanding of myself, the people around me, and the
world we live in. Aspire to always have my heart be open to those
little birds who are the secrets of living, as e.e. cummings would
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm a filmmaker, writer, sound man, translator, and editor;
constant imbiber of art and culture, frequent creator of music and
food, and depending on seasonality, dabbler in baseball, soccer,
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Making captions for New Yorker cartoons, negotiating trades in
Settlers of Catan, culinary creativity, naming a Seinfeld episode
based on two seconds of sound.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Wavy hair and an inscrutable accent.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Ingmar Bergman and Liv Ullmann, Kieslowski's Dekalog, Salinger's
shorts, Thelonious Monk's 'Round Midnight, Van Gogh's letters to
Theo, the wisdom of Seinfeld, the poetry of Supreme Court opinions,
the moral complexity of the West Wing and The Wire, The Big
Lebowski's embrace of life, Magritte's bowler hats, Proust's
Madeleine cookies, Lou Reed's Berlin, Woody Allen's Manhattan,
Rilke's Young Poet, Dvorak's New World, Donald Byrd's New
Perspective, Leonard Cohen's Old Ideas, Johannes Brahms' unrequited
love for Clara Schumann, David Foster Wallace's essays, David
Simon's approach to television, John Cassavetes' approach to film,
Sun Ra's music and meditations on the universe, Cornell West's
intellectual fire, Bareburger's veggie burger and fries, David
Lynch in all of his endeavors.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
(Besides the obvious...)
- Intellectual stimulation
- Emotional intensity
- Art in all its forms
- Political thought
- Philosophical ruminations
- A good baseball game
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Art, philosophy, politics, morality, language, love, sexuality,
passion, weed-induced ars poetica - and whenever a few of those
intersect in some configuration, all the better...
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
At an IFC midnight screening, at a concert in Lincoln Center, out
bowling, or home having a nice relaxing high session - exploring
heart, mind, and taste buds.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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My go-to search phrase on this site is "Ingmar Bergman", and I
revert back to it way too often than is conceivably effective in
producing new results.
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