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I'm Amanda; aspiring theatre artist and slightly-begrudging retail
worker. While my focus is acting, I have also directed and written
my own work and am working on more.
-Politically left-aligned, but unsure of what my political
alignment would actually be called due to a lack of intimate study
(not for a lack of rudimentary understanding) of classical
-I'm very much the intellectual sort. I love learning about pretty
much anything in general, regardless of academic pathway (STEM,
Arts, Humanities: it's all relevant and it's all vital to human
experience and thus all interesting).
Do I dare let people judge me by a blog? Eh, why not:
And I'm nuts, but my kik: amandaexmachina
What I’m doing with my life
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Mostly working. Also in the process of getting more involved in the
Cleveland theatre community. And trying to push myself to write
I’m really good at
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I like to think I'm good at acting.
I'm also an amateur director and playwright, and wannabe tech
Other things at which I excel:
-Absurd knowledge and regurgitation of random factoids
-Reading other people's (amazing) profiles and desperately wanting
to message them, before procrastinating and subsequently never
-Embarrassing myself in tiny and insignificant ways and joking
about it to cover it up. It's works like 90% of the time when
working retail, I promise.
No, that's pretty much it.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I am still talking, and for some reason I can't shut up. Despite
being comically bad at small talk. I'm also not sorry about it.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Frankenstein is my all time favorite novel, but I also love
other classics like 1984 and The Great Gatsby. My "guilty" pleasure
comes in the form of Sherlock Holmes stories (I sound like I never
read books after high school, but those titles seem more amenable
than "The Elements of Style" or "Gilgamesh, but like also
definitely discussing the homoeroticism"). I read markedly more
plays than books, and generally prefer them, particularly anything
Ancient Greek or Shakespeare, but also modern works.
Movies: My top three are Charade (1963), Amelie (2001), and Tinker
Tailor Soldier Spy (2011). Those are the three films I can always
watch no matter what. I also like TOS Star Trek films (including
the rebooted films) and Hitchcock. But also Plan 9 from Outer
Space. My point is that I will watch pretentious films, but I also
will watch ones that border on silly. And also bad pretentious
Television/radio: BBC Sherlock, Elementary (both are brilliant and
I will argue in defense of both), Grenada!Holmes, NBC Hannibal,
Arrested Development, The IT Crowd, A Bit of Fry and Laurie, Monty
Python, I occasionally obsess over pre-Moffat Doctor Who and Star
Trek, Old-time Holmes radio where Holmes would talk about laundry
soaps in adverts, Cabin Pressure (literally the best radio comedy
in existence), Births Deaths and Marriages, Welcome to Night Vale,
Music: I like what I like. Generally, if it's not country or metal
I probably will listen to it.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My friends. I never see them, because they're still in school or
off doing fun things in the world, but they are the most important
to me, as I never really felt emotionally connected with my
The air I respire.
Money's pretty important.
So is Shakespeare.
And I'll be honest my computer's pretty important too.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The occasional existential crisis likes to crop up unexpectedly.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
It depends. Sometimes I'm at home marathoning tv shows while in my
bed and getting drunk. Sometimes I'm at the theatre seeing a show.
Sometimes I'm working. Sometimes I'm at a café trying not to act
awkwardly. I live a wild existence.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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