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IMDB rejected my proposed synopsis of Pee-wee Herman: "Flamboyant
man-child talks to his furniture."
The new royal baby should be named "Heir Bud: Marma-Duke of
Cambridge" in honor of his grandfather's favorite film
When he is a teenager and gets caught drinking underaged, the
tabloid will read "Heir Bud in the Club Gettin' Tipsy"
A few weeks ago, I was listening to an episode of This American
Life that was exploring coincidences. There was someone talking
about how their friend would find coins in their shower that must
have fallen off the skin of the bather. The friend had never heard
of this happening. But on the next day, he was astonished to find
that it had happened in his own shower. And then, Ira was trying
trying to find other people who have this same experience and
Not only does this happen to me frequently, but apparently there
was a dude in New Zealand in the early 20th century who was
arrested for vagrancy and when they cleaned him off, found coins in
his beard that fell into the tub. The coincidence here -- he had
the same first and last name as me, both of which are not that
common. This American Life should have called in the experts.
Furthermore, I listen to Garrison Keillor almost every Saturday
night while trying to figure out where my place is in a world where
Mark McGrath is a cruise ship captain. Highbrow + Lowbrow = Unibrow
What I’m doing with my life
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Teaching US History to seventeen year olds in Brooklyn before
coming home and watching The Wire or Breaking Bad or (insert
Netflix documentary here). Also, I write and host trivia nights at
bars in Williamsburg sometimes.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Explaining things to teenagers, oddly remembering random things
that I read 15 years ago, pancakes
Singing upbeat songs in a Morrissey voice.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Authors: David Foster Wallace, Zadie Smith, Joan Didion, Dave
Eggers, David McCullough...
Shows: Breaking Bad, It's Always Sunny, Arrested Development, The
West Wing, The Wire, Parks and Rec, 30 Rock, Mad Men, Homeland,
Bob's Burgers, Archer, The League, Workaholics
Music: The Shins, Neutral Milk Hotel, The Mountain Goats, Elliott
Smith, Nick Drake, Bon Iver, Postal Service, Regina Spektor, Iron
and Wine, 90's nostalgic radio hits...
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Crosswords, Netflix, chairs, vulcanized rubber, pasteurization,
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
what the 2nd most (insert superlative category here) is...
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
With my super cool friends concocting pun-ny Air Bud or Fast and
Furious movie sequel titles and working on the world's longest
crossword puzzle (22 ft) that is posted along my hallway.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I prefer baths in a cast iron claw foot tub.
I taught myself "Name" by Goo Goo Dolls on the guitar the other
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