Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a writer and a Texan living in New York. Yes, I have an
A couple years ago, I quit a soul-crushing job to start a film
distribution business with a couple of friends. While that didn't
work out, it was a great experience for a couple of years.
In addition, I'm a freelance screenwriter (yes, I'm getting paid)
and playwright. I'm also going back to graduate school in the fall
for my Master's of Education.
I've not read every book that is on my bookshelf, but I'm
interested in each of them nonetheless.
I own a couple of typewriters and a fountain pen. I don't use any
of them as much as I probably should.
I have a terrible fear of vomiting.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Getting up the motivation to write
; working to make a career in the
film industry; trying to improve myself where I can, or embrace my
own faults where I can't. All of this is getting easier.
I'm learning to cook. It's fun, but I'm starting off slow, mostly
because I don't have someone to cook with me / to cook for.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
forgiveness; humor; making
omelettes (though I might be out of practice).
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My hair; my honesty
; the fact that I look like Eric
Stoltz. Or Philip Seymour Hoffmann.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
(Writers/Books) Charles Bukowski
; Hunter Thompson
; Cormac McCarthy
; Edward Albee
Easton Ellis; Jim
; Malcolm Gladwell
Chekhov; Richard Dawkins; Oliver Sacks; David Markson
; Harold Pinter;
David Sedaris; The True Believer
Hoffer; The Naked and the Dead
by Norman Mailer; Max Barry; etc.
Current reading Easy Riders, Raging
; Cage the Elephant
Beatles; The Brian Jonestown
; Johnny Cash; Jim Croce; Son House; Skip James
; The Doors; Daniel
Johnston; Cake; Al Green; Elvis Presley; Creedence Clearwater
Revival; Bob Dylan; The Eagles; Motown; Nirvana; Marilyn Manson; R.
L. Burnside; Red Hot Chili Peppers; The Rolling Stones; Robert
Johnson; Vampire Weekend; Andrew Bird; The Who; Joe Cocker; Hank
Williams; Queen; Broadway musicals; etc.
Movies (an abbreviated list): Primer
, Werner Herzog, Mumblecore
, Lena Dunham, Quentin
And honestly, I'm quite taken with Scott Pilgrim vs. The
(Food) Things that are fried.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Intellectual curiosity and stimulation.
Film / Movies.
Other things, I'm sure.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
My life: past, present and future; art; the world; writerly things.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Staying at home more often than going out. Or trying to, anyway.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
If I'm nervous on our date I assure you I will admit everything
that I should never admit on a date.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You wanna be my Ramona Flowers (or maybe my Marla Singer),
You find me cute; interesting; or if you just wanna chat... Or if
you like my hair. I will let you touch it, you don't even have to
If you want to pack a picnic and go to one of the dozens of outdoor
movie events this summer,
If this experiment appeals to you:
Or you want to come up and see my etchings.
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