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26 M New York, NY

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5′ 9″ (1.75m)
Body Type
When drinking
Working on Ph.D program
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Relationship Type
Doesn’t have kids
Likes dogs and likes cats
English, German (Poorly)

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My self-summary
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Inveterate prefacer, introvert, king of hackneyed metaphors and verbosity, cyclist.

I'd like to think "tough as dirt, mean as blood." However, according to a recent evaluation, I'm "bumbly and rambly," and that's probably closer to the mark.

Among my spirit animals: Barry Egan, ODB, Sam Lowry, Stephin Merritt.
What I’m doing with my life
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I've been working on my dissertation for about two years and am more confused than when I began.

Trying to find a balance between my own - especially intellectual - fulfillment and actually making a difference in the world for the better.
I’m really good at
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standardized history tests, scowling at cabdrivers, ruminating.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Dazzling smile or infectious laugh.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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A lot of dead white (German) men.

I don't know anymore, I haven't watched nearly as many in the past couple years as I used to. Kubrick, Lynch, Malick, and P.T. Anderson all come to mind pretty readily. 8 1/2, Contempt, Dead Ringers, It's a Wonderful Life, The Passenger. Always: not overly self-aware B-movies (particularly with sharks) and James Bond.

Not many, really. Simpsons (1-9), Twin Peaks.

I do, however, listen to a lot of music. This week: William Basinski, Shabazz Palaces, B L A C K I E, Throbbing Gristle, Prurient, Julia Holter.
Longstanding: Magnetic Fields, Califone (and RRM), Smog, Pavement, Brian Eno, Silver Jews, Galaxie 500, Boards of Canada, Stones, Beatles, Kinks. Pet Sounds, Odessey and Oracle.

Mostly meat, honestly, though also McIntosh apples, peanut butter and honey, coffee, and roasted vegetables, I s'pose.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Art, nature, community, solitude, possibility, commitment. And definitely a (functioning) bike; I feel like I'm missing a limb without one.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What a self might be and how I'm supposed to be myself, normativity, what a monstrously unjust world we live in and that I'm doing nothing about it, fantasy baseball, what I'm going to name my black cat (when, eventually, I get him), when Flockaveli 2 is finally going to drop, how to make myself clear.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Probably either at a show while drinking on an empty stomach or in bed by 10.
You should message me if
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you're willing to believe that I might actually be a reasonably sane, warm, thoughtful person. You want to comfortably enjoy silence together. And/or you like The Jesus Lizard.