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Update: I'm now focusing on technological change and new media, I
no longer have a rooftop garden , and have started dancing.
I like to go to shows -- music, comedy, movies -- play sports and
board games, travel, play guitar, bike, and read. I'm looking
forward to cultivating my green thumb in the rooftop garden I
recently inherited. I grew up close to Minneapolis and lived there
most of my life, save the short stint I had as an ESL instructor in
Korea and even shorter stint as a permaculturist in Mexico. I
decided to come to NY because of my research interests in urban
sociology and consumption.
What I’m doing with my life
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I am studying for a PhD in sociology and am an adjunct professor. I
teach a class on US social movements. I also play a mean game of
ping-pong and love philosophizing.
I’m really good at
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Weaving around slow walkers without them ruining my day. Decorating
Christmas cookies, at least according to my mom. carving
Jack-O-lanterns. Analogizing. Climbing trees. Avoiding bandwagons.
Enjoying gratuitous puns prefaced with an apology.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I look European and don't have a Minnesotan (read Fargo) accent.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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James Joyce, O'henry, Blink, the tipping point, Foucault,
freakonomics, catch-22, herzog, dostoevsky, the new jim crow,
corporations are not people.
werner herzog, coen bros, cassavetes, louis bunuel, I heart
huckabees, world on a wire
Astral weeks, Chris Garneau, Magnetic Fields, Future Islands
chocolate, Thai, Korean bbq, Japanese, Indian,
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
illuminations, revelations, revolutions, coffee, the ability to
count to six (I knew that would come in handy).
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
epistemology, entomology, etymology, and probably other ologies
that start with e. eschatology, for instance.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
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