Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Who am I in reality? I don't know the answer to that question but
it's certainly worth examining. I like existentialism because it's
concerned primarily with the kind of navel gazing everyone should
engage in - moderately.
I love being outdoors. Despite my NY affectations, I am still a
product of the tree-lined freeways of Puget Sound. If you've never
seen a mountain west of the Mississippi then you haven't seen a
mountain. (Unless you've been to the Himalayas or something, in
which case we should talk.)
If you like "Slacker" and the Mountain Goats, well, we might just
have something there.
I read and I write.
I try to push the limits of how "intense" one can be without being
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm a grad student in journalism at nyu and I write whenever
possible. I love to write about things like politics, books, and
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Speaking and relating to Chinese or other sinophones. Writing
premature memoirs. Putting my foot in my mouth - or having someone
put it there for me.
I love taking pictures. I find that there are so many elements
involved in making a photo work: light of course but also
composition and so many choices one has to make on the fly.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
That I'm either under- or overdressed for any occasion.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
In no order:
Deborah Eisenberg; Zadie Smith; Nabokov; Joan Didion; Kojève on
Hegel; Nickel and Dimed; Angela Davis; An Unquiet Mind; Flannery
O'Connor; Baudelaire; T.C. Boyle; Wallace; Miranda July; Lorrie
Moore; James Baldwin; Thoughts Without a Thinker; Where'd You Go,
Bernadette?; Cloud Atlas; "Common Ground" by Lukas
Arbus; Sherman; Avedon; Nan Goldin; Steven Heller; Edward Tufte;
The Kinks; Wu-Tang; Patti Smith; Pixies; Nina Simone; Pavement;
Neil Young; The Flaming Lips; Silver Jews; Fiona Apple; Mountain
«Des Chiffres et des lettres»; Woody Allen; Terrence Malick; Wong
Kar-wai; Robert Altman; Fargo; Bergman; The Larry Sanders Show; The
Wire; Twin Peaks; Slacker; Enlightened; Drunk History
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
"on the beach" (1974)
Pilot Precise V5 rollerball, black
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What is the most important event in my life that I've totally
Is this the way the world ends? I think about politics a lot.
Sometimes I feel like the whole world has gone crazy. Then I
remember that a) I'm not alone in feeling this and b) there are
more profound realizations I could be having.
Is there such a thing as social/economic justice and, if so, is it
not our duty to pursue it?
The global south.
How someone can be a 92% match but a
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Taking back the night. Drinking.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
In third grade we had to run little proto-capitalist booths. Mine
was a psychiatric clinic. I had to admit three patients and did not
You should message me if
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You have an east coast intelligence and west coast
I'm looking for a real relationship; something lasting and
“The real marriage of true minds is for any two people to possess a
sense of humor or irony pitched in exactly the same key, so that
their joint glances on any subject cross like interarching
— Edith Wharton
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