I'm a native New Yorker currently in Park Slope and loving it. I
grew up on Long Island and thankfully managed to escape without the
accent and overall d-bag qualities. I've always felt at home in
NYC, but I definitely have some west coast mentalities in me and
can see myself living out there one day.
Music is a huge part of who I am. I've been playing guitar for
about 15 years and I really couldn't picture my life without it.
Kind of a closet nerd too. Actually, scratch that, I'm a huge
I have a bunch of tattoos, and plan on getting a bunch more as
What I’m doing with my life
After about a decade in the fitness industry I'm now working with a neuroscience/consulting company. I'm really excited about the change and the chance to talk science all day.
I’m really good at
Laughing. Learning. Brushing my teeth. Listening to blues
guitarists. Thinking about life on other planets. Quoting 90's
comedy movies mid conversation. Petting other people's dogs.
The first things people usually notice about me
I have no idea, but people seem to always ask me for directions no
matter what state or country I'm in.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Pale Blue Dot, The Demon-Haunted World...pretty much
anything by Carl Sagan, The Little Prince, Neil Gaiman, Neil
deGrasse Tyson, The Book Thief, Killing Yourself to Live, The God
Delusion, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, The Chalice and the
Blade (go read this...seriously), Brave New World, Midnight's
Children, This is Your Brain on Music, The Killer Angels,
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, Origins, 1453, I Am America
(And So Can You!), Lies My Teacher Told Me, The Dante Club, A
Farewell to Arms. I've been reading a lot of random Scandinavian
Movies: Big Darren Aronofsky fan, Friday Night Lights, Moon, Pan's
Labyrinth, Memento, Food Inc., both Zeitgeist movies, Ink, Un
Prophète, Wet Hot American Summer, Metal: A Headbanger's Journey,
Tommy Boy, Cinema Paradiso, Dumb and Dumber, Rudy, Glory, Eternal
Music: I pretty much need music to survive. Metal, blues and rock
for the most part. Lately a lot of French Jazz playlists on
Shows: X-Files. Battlestar Galactica. Breaking Bad. SVU.
Food: I'm trying to open myself up to more seafood, but it's a slow
process. Nothing beats some wine and a good meal.
The six things I could never do without
Other than the obvious friends/family
Some form of physical activity
Oh, and Coffee.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Everything. But more specifically: music, food, space and the big
bang, music again, running, parallel universes, medieval Europe (I
wasn't joking about the nerd thing), why guys gel their hair and
cover themselves in cologne to go to the gym, how desperately I
want a pit bull.
On a typical Friday night I am
Out in the meat packing district - just kidding.
Most likely it's something involving whiskey and friends.
Definitely no clubs involved.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have a man crush on Stephen Colbert.
Dailygalaxy.com is my favorite website.
You should message me if
I don't have a specific type, but I've always been drawn to a
strong, feminist, independent and passionate woman.
You want to teach me French.
Bonus points if you'll let me drag you to a Planetarium since I'm