Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I just finished my MA in Chicago, and I am currently drinking
through my PhD at Rice University. I enjoy reading, writing short
horror stories, and philosophizing – though I realize philosophy
isn’t always considered “enjoyable" - especially when you have to
grade papers that are not so cleverly copied from Wikipedia.
I pretend to be down to earth, unpretentious (though I’m pretty
sure using that word has the opposite effect). I also like to hang
out with friends, hike the great outdoors, see Oscar Wilde plays,
and have fun conversations with interesting people. I also enjoy
cooking (especially trying new recipes), watching movies (art house
flicks or cheesy American superhero movies, depending on the day
and need!), and making really bad and bland dating pages.
I’m looking for someone who is smart, independent, and funny. Then
again, who isn't. I’m also up for a walk in the park – we can look
at puppies and scheme on how to steal the particularly adorable
ones for ourselves. Ultimately, I hope we can just laugh a lot and
So if you’re willing to go for some slightly sarcastic, silly, and
witty banter, then we could probably get along.
What I’m doing with my life
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Working as a web designer and tutor for the short term, Working
towards becoming a professor in the long term, trying to make the
world a more tolerant place, and attempting to adopt an adorable
dog which others will envy so greatly that they'll plan to steal
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Being one word over in my paper abstracts, waking up and not
knowing if it is the AM or PM, finding old food in my refrigerator
and thinking it is brand new, procrastinating on folding my clothes
and realizing that I have to wash them again if I want to get out
those wrinkles, and always forgetting my reusable shopping bag when
I go to the supermarket.
The first things people usually notice about me
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"That guy is kind of handsome when you compare him to all those old
people he works with."
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Movies: Fanny and Alexander, Groundhog Day (anything really with
Bill Murray), Memento, 2001 a Space Odyssey, Ghostbusters, Amelie,
The Usual Suspects, Spirited Away, A Tale of Two Sisters, Ong-Bak,
The Raid, In the Mood for Love.
Books: I really enjoy dystopian literature, and really anything
that is either funny or thought provoking.
Shows: Arrested Development, Twin Peaks, Firefly, Game of Thrones,
X-Files, House of Cards, Dr. Who, Planet Earth, and Misfits.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Philosophy (yeah, it is kind of my go to crutch), various
inequalities and why they are so sadly neglected and ignored by
most people, the slow death of the humanities in the United States,
and what I should make tonight for dinner.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Probably at home hanging with friends, playing games, or trying to
comes to terms that I never really have anything interesting
planned for Fridays.
You should message me if
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If you enjoy some witty banter.
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