Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I take great pleasure in small minute victories.
I work in restaurants. Mostly I've been in kitchens as a result I
make friends nervous when they make dinner. Now I work in the front
of the house, because I like money and developed a distaste for
thankless back breaking labor. I drank my fill of it first.
I grew up in oakland and as a result I am always conscious about
things that may get stolen.
Sometimes books put me into the same state that people get into on
cocaine, where I blow off my friends because I just want to read
one more chapter, and one more and one more, and this will go on
I used to go to boxing classes many hours a week and it left me
with a certain jumpy anxiety that someone was going to hit me and
make math way harder for the rest of my life.
After many years pursuing different creative ambitions I'm going
with music. This is what I'm devoting the bulk of my time, thought
and energy to these days. I always wanted to be a poet, but I had
to learn some open chords so anyone would listen to my grim little
stories. I'm finally not bitter about it anymore.
I read philosophy, but selectively and have the decency not to talk
about it. I'm less into people with complicated overarching
theories than people with smart pragmatic things to say.
I'm most interested in stories ultimately
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
My values for a long time were:
My returns on them were shit. I'm trading them out for:
And ten years from now i'm going to see how the decades compare.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Rolling cigarettes. I smoke a lot of small hand rolled cigarettes.
The first things people usually notice about me
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"I can't hear you over your personality, it's too loud.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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P.G. Wodehouse; Celine; Phillip K. Dick; Charles Portis; Edward
Limonov; Phillip Larkin; Wallace Stevens; Dennis Cooper; The eXile
and the writers around it; Jack Vance; James Crumley; Dashiell
Hammett; Paul Bowles; The Mahabharata; memoirs and history
The Cohen Brothers are geniuses; My favorite David Lynch movie is
the Straight Story, Blue Velvet's a close second; John Waters is
the most joyful living film maker.
The Wire; Bob's Burgers; Rick and Morty; Mad Men; Archer;
The Fall, Magnetic fields, Talib Kweli, Gang of Four, Xiu Xiu,
Elvis Costello, R. L. Burnside, Television, Ghostface Killah, New
Coffee is without a doubt the most important meal of the day. This
may contribute to my forgetfulness of other less important meals.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Weird weird stuff. This is the problem with trying to write things.
Here are some of my little google rabbit holes the last week:
The French Revolutionary calendar
The Hindu goddess Kali
Laconic phrase (awesome wikipedia page actually)
Jack Vance's essays
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
At work. Possibly out for a very late drink with friends
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You are goofy. Goofy is good. I like goofy.
But also if you are sensitive and serious. These are both very
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