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I'm a total nerd. If it's a book, I'll read it. I have an
unbelievable amount of trivia stored in my head, on all different
topics. If you don't know something, chances are you can ask me and
I will know. That's just how I am... I'm always reading and
I'm a grammar junkie. I love linguistics. Foreign languages excite
me. Dictionaries are fun. I learned to read when I was three and
used to hound my Mom to do spelling bees with me when I was four
years old. Yeah, I'm a nerd. Please be able to understand and
appreciate my nerdiness, as it's a big part of who I am.
I'm very funny, sweet, loving, quirky, and intellectual. I'm
extraordinarily affectionate and love cuddling, hugging, kissing,
and have no problem with PDAs, as long as they're not
Cats are my favourite animals. I currently own two (sadly, my
oldest two passed away in the last year and a bit) and they are my
babies, so obviously, to date me, you will need to love cats, as
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm getting back on track after dealing with a big load of health
issues. Starting a creative writing course in January, and then
planning to go into a broadcasting program next fall.
I’m really good at
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Cooking, baking, bellydancing, writing fiction and poetry, acting,
learning languages, studying grammar, imitating people,
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm exotic-looking. People can't accurately pin a nationality on
me: I've gotten everything from Greek to Israeli, and a lot of
people have said I look like a gypsy. I'm really Polish-Jewish and
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Tobsha Learner- The Witch Of Cologne
Sunny- Lucinda Darkly
Laurent Gaudé- Death Of An Ancient King
Stephen Miller- Field Of Mars
Jeff Rovin- Conversations With The Devil
Anne Hines- Come Away
Lynda Hilburn- The Vampire Shrink
Anne Rice- Interview With The Vampire
Oscar Wilde- The Picture Of Dorian Gray
Peter Mayle- Anything Considered/A Good Year
Jostein Gaarder-Sophie's World
George Carlin-An Orgy Of George ("Napalm & Silly Putty," "Brain
Droppings," and "When Will Jesus Bring The Pork Chops?" all in one
Lewis Black-Me Of Little Faith
Christopher Hitchens-God Is Not Great
Christopher Hitchens-Letters To A Young Contrarian
Pierre Boulle-Planet of the Apes (the original)
Isa Chandra Moskowitz- Isa Does It (AKA, the best vegan cookbook I
have ever used)
Tosca Lee- Demon/Havah
Claudia Varrin-The Journals of Madelaine
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Y: The Last Man
Superman: Red Son
Batman: Dark Knight Returns
Movies (just a smattering of the films I like; the full list would
take much too long):
The Usual Suspects
My Cousin Vinny
Scent Of A Woman
Fiddler On The Roof
Dracula: Dead And Loving It
Robin Hood: Men In Tights
The Big Lebowski
The Hangover (but not the second one)
Tropic Thunder (theatrical version only)
The Perfect Host
X-men: First Class
The King's Speech
Most foreign films
I like many different styles of music, though I am not a big fan of
R&B, hip-hop, country, or most of what is out today (though
some indie music is okay with me). I am particularly partial to
Some artists I like:
Subway To Sally
Jazz Street Trio
Ravi Shankar/Anoushka Shankar
Sultans Of String
U2 (I've gotten criticism for this, so I will say that I liked them
when they were good, ie Joshua Tree era, as well as their harder
Warsaw Village Band
Some David Bowie
Florence + The Machine
Murder By Death
The Civil Wars
Polish, Jewish, Chinese, Italian, mild Indian, Middle Eastern,
sushi/Japanese... I like most cuisines, and can cook/bake almost
anything. I am mostly vegan, but will have chicken or fish once in
a while, if it is a special occasion. No red meat or pork, though,
I don't own a functional TV (I stream my shows), but here are some
shows I enjoy:
Moonlight (damn CBS for canceling it!)
John Doe (damn Fox for canceling it!)
Penn & Teller: BULLSHIT!
X-men (the '90s cartoon)
Wolverine & The X-men
A Japanese X-men anime, the name of which I cannot remember
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
The Colbert Report
Drop Dead Diva
The Vampire Diaries
Game of Thrones
The United States of Tara
Lie to Me*
Once upon a Time
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Orange is the New Black
Bonus section! My favourite comedians:
Robin Williams (may he rest in peace)
George Carlin (may he rest in peace)
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
2. Love/sex/kink (these all go together for me; if you can't handle
that, I'm not for you)
3. My cats (especially my baby, a spirited black-and-white male
[with the white forming bikini-shaped markings on his front] named
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What I want to do with the rest of my life.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Reading, hanging out with friends, cooking some new dish, but
If, however, it is the first Friday of the month, then I will be
attending the local poetry slam. Sometimes I perform, most of the
time, I just have fun watching and listening.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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My pancreas runs on AAA batteries, by which I mean I am a type-1
diabetic who proudly wears an insulin pump. It really helps to
manage my blood sugar much better than taking shots ever did, and I
feel like I have taken back control of my body.
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