Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Well, I'm Ryan. I just moved to here from Pittsburgh to gain some
culinary knowledge and experience. Where else to gain exposure to
all sorts of interesting and innovative cuisines?
Other than cooking, my other passion is music. I play guitar and
sing, and write and whatever else musicians do.
I'd like to meet some interesting people as well. To be honest, I
don't know anyone here and this is quite an intense city to
navigate by your lonesome.
What I’m doing with my life
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I go to school for social work.
I work on and build instruments out of the remnants of other
When I'm not working or studying, I'm writing or playing music.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Expressing myself through words and music. I'm a pretty kick ass
cook as well.
Being honest and compassionate, sometimes to a fault.
And just being there as support for those close and not-so-close to
The first things people usually notice about me
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Eh. Either my nose ring, beard or the scar on my forehead I guess.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Cosmicomics (anything by Italo Calvino, really); The Four
Agreements; Devil in the Kitchen; anything Foucault, Bukowski,
Pinchbeck (even though he's s friggin lunatic), and
My Neighbor Totoro; Amélié; Children of Men; Howl's Moving Castle;
Gangs of New York; Graveyard of the Fireflies, Star Wars, and
pretty much anything Wes Anderson
The Walking Dead, Twin Peaks, Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire.
Other than that, I don't watch much TV
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra, Neutral Milk Hotel, Fleet
Foxes, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, City and Colour, Saxon Shore,
The Magnetic Fields, Tom Waits, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Pink Floyd,
and the Avett Brothers are just a few of the bands I enjoy
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
The ability to hang out in nature
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The impact humans have on the environment; philosophy; politics;
patriarchy; hierarchy; feminism; music; how to make things rhyme.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Getting into shenanigans with my friends and going to bed early, as
I work Saturday mornings.
You should message me if
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