I read a lot. I wrote my thesis on William Faulkner, I love modern
and Southern lit, I'm a McSweeny's addict, and I love the writing
of Marquez, Rushdie, and Etgar Keret.
I've been playing guitar since I was 12, and I've moved on to bass,
mandolin, and banjo (sparingly). My favorite hobby is collecting
new instruments to mess around on. I have a diverse but opinionated
love of all types of rock music, and deep down, I have a soft spot
for hip hop, wussy-indie-folk-rock, and dorky guitar music. Also, I
grew up playing grunge, so my inner 15 year-old thinks Pearl Jam is
the best band that ever existed.
I love movies because they're usually pretty entertaining and they
ask very little of you. A couple hours are a pretty small
investment and odds are I'd waste the time anyway. So if you have a
movie that you desperately want to go see, I'll go see it with you
even if there's a 99% chance I won't like it.
My mom is a great southern cook. I grew up like I was in Paula
Dean's kitchen, minus the racism. I'm pretty open to eating
anything that's put on a plate in front of me, and even I didn't
like it, I'd probably just eat anyway because I wouldn't want to be