Grad school dropout, cult(ural) worker, internet user
What I’m doing with my life
Mostly playing with my puppy. She nibbles me, I give her belly
rubs, I bribe her with food to be loyal to me. It's great, we just
have some pretty strong differences about what is and what isn't
acceptable to chew.
I’m really good at
The first things people usually notice about me
It was the beard, but then I shaved it. I still feel like a guy with a beard, sort of like how after finally getting a smartphone I still want to think I am a flip phone guy at heart.
(update: grew it back, got over my flip phone)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
19th-century Russians, the 20th-century ones too, Werner Herzog and pretending to be Werner Herzog and talking in a bad accent about the abyss of nature, if it's postapocalyptic or humans are fighting aliens I'm there, the Coen brothers, Seinfeld, Twin Peaks, the usual HBO stuff, nineties indie rock, 70s postpunk (uh to be specific Pavement, Guided by Voices, Gang of Four, the Modern Lovers for a start), Bob Dylan and/or imitating Bob Dylan, covering Blink 182, malt liquor snob, pizza & bagels -- but I am a native New Yorker and you cannot fool me, street meat. Georgian food (the country, not the state) -- it's the best part of the whole former Soviet Union.
The six things I could never do without
Now that I am back in New York, I am never leaving again.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
fomenting youth insurrection to overthrow the dad culture
On a typical Friday night I am
shit goes down on tuesdays though
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm a Nicolas Cage completeist.
You should message me if
You like your replies to include the vocabulary of an elderly