Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
*UPDATE: i will be in chicago for a visit from april 11-20. gimme a
shout if you'd like to hang!*
stuff i like: black tights. slow jamz. hugs. high fives. structured
hats. sweater weather. thunderstorms. mexican candy. phở. nag
champa. catch phrases. chicago (my hometown). paris (my second
home). schwinn bicycles. malted milkshakes. my record player. old
books. good beer. shitty beer. gin gimlets. bourbon. rock. roll.
i've been living in paris for a little over two years. my french is
terrible. mais, je essaie.
i got moxie!
i'm moving back to chicago in a few months. i am both terribly sad
and super stoked. :(/!
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
buying groceries. watching movies. going through the "this american
life" archives. making lists.
...i walk everywhere.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
not speaking french. parallel parking. cutting my own hair. wearing
dresses. drinking tea. avoiding cameras. jokes. laughing too
loudly. self-deprecation. speaking english with a french accent.
giving myself pep-talks: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9U78NbX9ro
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
a friend told me i am "the most consistently good-smelling person"
he knows. also, american accent (sorry!).
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
e.e. cummings. anaïs nin. the book of laughter and forgetting.
danny the champion of the world. franny and zooey. harry potter.
just kids. this side of paradise. a heartbreaking work of
staggering genius. valley of the dolls. a moveable feast. cahiers
du cinema. godard on godard.
arrested development. 30 rock. broad city. the wire. party down.
louie. tim & eric. portlandia. community. parks and rec. game
of thrones. the adventures of pete & pete. breaking bad.
walking dead. lots of bbc/channel 4... i am a big fan of the
i gravitate toward stylish, auteur-y stuff and cult-films, but
here's a random list of movies i really love.... baisers volés. a
woman is a woman. pierrot le fou. le mepris. the royal tenenbaums.
sweet movie. sedmikrásky. keoma. bird with the crystal plumage.
phantom of the paradise. harold and maude. mommy dearest. dressed
to kill. persona. the enigma of kaspar hauser. the bad seed. in the
mood for love. chungking express. beyond the valley of the dolls.
the vengeance trilogy. battle royale. what time is it there? the
beaver trilogy. withnail & i. the birds. his girl friday.
kicking & screaming. stuart saves his family. groundhog day.
what about bob? scrooged. lost in translation. elf. national
lampoon's christmas vacation. grey gardens. bigger than life.
dolls. from beyond. rom coms. dude-movies. bill murray movies.
frances ha is making it's way up there. forever-love for godard,
wes anderson, scorsese, truffaut, herzog, chantal akerman, stan
brakhage, straub-huillet, howard hawks, almodóvar, hitchcock,
kurosawa, bergman, michel gondry, coen bros, sofia coppola, early
hal ashby, jim jarmusch..... i could do this all day...
the kinks. the rolling stones. magnetic fields. david bowie. joy
division. new order. eno. talking heads. the beach boys.
television. nick drake. bob dylan. patti smith. harry nilsson. the
zombies. the left banke. love. donovan. fleetwood mac. the jesus
and mary chain. the shagri-las. velvet underground. nico. lou reed.
galaxie 500. my bloody valentine. slowdive. spacemen 3. simon &
garfunkle/paul simon. the white stripes. yé-yé/60s french pop.
sparks. beirut. jens lekman. bon iver. joanna newsom. wooden
shjips. little teeth. devendra banhart. fuck buttons. yeah yeah
yeahs. king khan & the shrines/bbq show. ariel pink.
tune-yards. waxahatchee. angel olsen. mutual benefit. ponytail.
lightning bolt. pattern is movement. daniel francis doyle. grizzly
bear. jay reatard. fucked up. folklore. van dyke parks. grimes.
zola jesus. ssion. spank rock. jay-z. kanye. mos def. das racist.
kendrik lamar. frank ocean. ofwgkta. nicki minaj. ludacris. really
raunchy, nasty rap/hip-hop. rilo kiley. deathcab for cutie. saves
the day. wilco. the new pornographers. yo la tengo. guided by
voices. owen. joan of arc. bikini kill. sleater-kinney. the get-up
kids. dismemberment plan. hermit thrushes. power animal... the
'beverly hills cop' soundtrack is pretty sweet.... this list is
longer than "movies"....
phở. crêpes with banana and nutella. good cheese. croissants.
breakfast. burritos. (surprisingly, though, not a huge fan of
breakfast-burritos.) tamales. pizza. baguettes from aki boulanger
or eric kayser. also, everything.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
epic lolzzz. "this must be the place (naive melody)" by the talking
heads. bubbly water. black tights. netflix. red lipstick in the
summer/smith's rosebud salve in the winter.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
what to wear.
how do adults make new friends?
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
watching the internet, probably... but shit gets real on saturday
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
unlikely crushes include: louis ck, vincent d'onofrio, anthony
perkins, john hodgman, tom haverford, dwayne wayne, peter dinklage,
zac efron, zach galifianakis, trent lane, buddy the elf, district
attorney jack mccoy, alan rickman, neil degrasse tyson, arthur
rimbaud, detective john munch, stephen merchant, the geico gecko,
richard dreyfuss, endless mike hellstrom.
though i strive to be relatively low-maintenance, i have an insane
amount of cosmetics and skin care products.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
you speak english. you go to shows at l'espace b/le trabendo/point
éphémère/etc.... bonus points if you have a british accent.
i want someone to go out with and someone to come home to. i want
to have big adventures and little ones, too. i want someone who
will go out dancing 'til 4am on a saturday night and someone to sit
across from on a sunday morning, eating breakfast and doing the nyt
crossword puzzle. if those sound like things you also want, then
you should message me.
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