ArrisonPhoti
26 Philadelphia, United States
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My self-summary
Ted Mosby meets Ben Wyatt

In search of a partner in crime to assist in heists and general thievery. Maybe the occasional con and/or hoodwink. If you're really dedicated, we can pull off the violin and the bishop grift. If you get that reference, you're a winner.
What I’m doing with my life
Exploring the infinite abyss.

Making art that I genuinely care about and have a passion for. Taking pictures of stuff and convincing people to pay me money for it. Trying not to sell my soul for a paycheck. Attempting to combine the three into a cohesive career of getting paid to make art that I can invest my whole self into.

Educating and advocating on behalf of Tourette's Syndrome. I work at a summer camp for kids with TS in Georgia every July.

www.mikearrisonphotography.com
I’m really good at
-Tangents

-Baking various breads (zucchini, banana, pumpkin, etc etc etc)

-Being a scratching post for my cat

-Building fires and hiking. (Eagle Scout)

-Paralell parking.

-Obnoxiously singing Hamilton in my car

-Rolling blunts
The first things people usually notice about me
I have an accent and I'm racially ambiguous.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Movies: Star Wars. LOTR. Comet. Collateral. The Social Network. Anything by Tarantino or Nolan. All scripts by Max Landis. DC & Marvel. Grand Budapest. Garden State. Armageddon. Midnight In Paris. Almost Famous. And so so many more.

Books/Comics: Ready Player One. American Gods. The Obsidian Chronicles. Harry Potter. The Last Lecture. The Martian. A Song Of Ice And Fire. Saga. The Nightly News. The King Killer Chronicles. Paper Girls. Spider-Gwen. All-New Wolverine.

Currently Reading: The Magicians by Lev Grossman + The End Of Men and the Rise of Women by Hanna Rosin

TV: How I Met Your Mother. Game of Thrones. Community. Breaking Bad. Mushi-shi. Parks & Recreation. Avatar/Korra. Doctor Who. (Mostly season 1-5) Scrubs. Gilmore Girls. Ken Burns. The West Wing. Prison Break. Narcos.

Music: Silversun Pickups. Sigur Ros. Streetlight Manifesto. Freelance Whales. Blink-182. The Head & The Heart. Ingrid Michaelson. Mumford & Sons. Sia. Uematsu. The Wombats. Hamilton.

Podcasts: The Comedy Button. RebelForce Radio. Kinda Funny. We Have Concerns. The Dollop. Podcast Beyond! Invisibilia. Storywonk. West Wing Weekly.

Theater: Hamilton. In The Heights. Wicked. Les Miserables. Phantom of the Opera. Rent. Lion King. Spring Awakening. BKLYN. Into The Woods. August Osage County. The Cursed Child.

Food: 🍕🍺☕️🍦
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Exploring the liminal space between the production of a film and the realization of a cinematic story. Searching for a way to define the inherently undefinable threshold that separates the world that is externally crafting the story, and the world of and within that story itself as it unfolds for the characters within. Attempting to illuminate those philosophies with a rectangular frame and shades of black and white.

Writing obnoxious artist statements like the one above.

Are we a Nation of States? What's the state of our Nation?
On a typical Friday night I am
Out with friends drinking
In with friends smoking
Home with my cat watching Collateral or Comet.
You should message me if
You're not prejudice against Slytherins

Oh, and I'm a feminist/equal rights/pro choice/lgbtaq+ ally/evolution believing/science worshiping/pot smokin artist at the end of the day. So yeah. I think all people are pretty cool and deserve the benefit of the doubt.
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