Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Well, first I was born.
Then some time passed until I moved to Brooklyn to go to law
school. The intervening years held several great stories, but I
tell them better in person so I'll wait until I can.
Then another year passed and it was the dawn of 2013. I decided to
revise my OkCupid profile.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Lawyer's apprentice. Actually no, that's not how it works; I wish.
You gotta go to school for three years and sometimes they let you
hang out in their office for free.
Right now I'm hanging out in an office that gives direct legal
services to New Yorkers. Sometimes I go to under served
neighborhoods in a van full of public interest lawyers. If you tilt
your head and squint, it might look like we solve mysteries like
the Scooby-Doo gang.
Also learning/questioning how one goes about living a good,
fulfilling life these days, but aren't we all doing that?
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Sandwiches. Overthinking things. Note: I rarely overthink
sandwiches. Or text messages.
The first things people usually notice about me
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"Hey! What's that slim, dark-haired scruffy fellow with the shoes
running over there? He's not supposed to be over there at
But seriously, I don't know. You're the one looking at the
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Gore Vidal, David Mitchel, James Baldwin, Ursula K. LeGuin,
A Companion to Wolves. Batwoman. Also I have been obsessed with the
BBC history of the world in 100 objects podcast.
Movies: Good Sci Fi (Sunshine), Comedy (Monty Python); Indie
whatever (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless etc); interesting
documentaries (Paris is burning); fun bad movies (Bad Lieutenant:
Port of Call: New Orleans [correction, this is an awesome
Shows: Game of Thrones, Dr. Who, Some Lawyer Shows, Mad Men, The
Wire, Noah's Arc
Foods: Most foods with lime, most foods with cheese, some foods
with both, ginger or Cayenne pepper on everything.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My slow cooker
A dog (not true but I wish).
Soul Spot Take Out Jerk Chicken
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Truth, my own future, ways to use the vinegar left over from an
empty kim-chi jar.
Why it so often seems that people believe that making a choice
carries with it a judgement on all other possible choices.
Which superpower would be best to have in daily life.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
(applicable to any night where I have time for fun time) Exploring.
I love wandering around different neighborhoods and just seeing
who's around. I also enjoy bars with sofas and movie theaters with
alcohol and people with ideas.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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If I'm making you laugh, I'm probably nervous. If you're making me
nervous I'm probably attracted to you. Shhh! That's a secret.
I can grow a beard that won a contest once nbd.
You should message me if
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You're interested in talking in person without much digital
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