Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Recently moved from New York and still learning my way around but
having fun getting to know the city.
Some things I love:
- That nice disoriented feeling you get from being an unfamiliar
neighborhood or a foreign country and are trying to take it all
- A movie or show where I have no idea what to expect.
- Trying something new in the kitchen
What I’m doing with my life
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Made a recent career change after a stint in grad school. Spending
a lot of time with numbers, which would surprise the hell out of my
college self who lobbied (successfully) to never have to take a
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
...butchering a joke. I like to think I've gotten a little better
since I was four, but maybe not. I generally make up for it with
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Haruki Murakami, Italo Calvino and Michael Chabon are
probably my standby favorites (Recently rectified the fact that I'd
never read Wonder Boys and it's a contender for favorite ever).
When I want a quick read and a good laugh I'll go back to The
Princess Bride (the book) which I've probably read like 5 or 6
I pretty much devour the New Yorker every week.
TV: I've probably watched the whole run of 30 Rock a few times now.
Transparent has been great.
Movies: The Hudsucker Proxy, True Grit, Closely Watched Trains,
Happy Go Lucky, Frances Ha.
Music: I'll go see pretty much anything if it's a good live show.
Andrew Bird is great. I have a soft spot for brass bands of any
Also, lots of podcasts, including This American Life, Slate Culture
Gabfest and The Gist.
Food: I'll eat just about anything and love trying new stuff.
Really authentic Mexican is maybe the best there is.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
A good workout of some kind (jogging, swimming, etc.).
Steaming hot showers.
A pen in my pocket.
A quiet moment to myself now and again.
Long conversations with the people I care about.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Honestly...what my next meal is going to be. I take food pretty
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Probably having a drink, whether in or out. Beyond that: I like
movie nights, game nights, shooting pool in dive bars, and/or
drinks with friends.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'm a Jew from the south. It's not a secret or anything, but for
some reason this blows peoples' minds.
You should message me if
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You have some ambition and a little bit of a bleeding heart; like
to watch the credits roll after a movie; and/or try out a new
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