Like when subway conductors go rogue. Best so far: "Ladies and gentlemen, this train is now going express. All of you wearing headphones are f**ked."
I occasionally give away my midwestern past by smiling excessively, or striking up conversations with the checkout lady.
Black Mirror, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, American Horror Story, and other pretty things...
Whatever I'm reading. Currently juggling some Shirley Jackson, Emma Donoghue and a biography of the 19th c. tattooed royal badass: the Empress Elizabeth of Austria.
This American Life. Radiolab, 99% Invisible, Memory Palace, Lore.
Anything on NPR.
I once was at a Radiolab afterparty and had a really hard time keeping my cool because all my favorite public radio personalities were there.
semi-obscure 1960s-1980s. David Bowie, Brian Eno and friends. Bacharach pop songs (not ironically). and so much more...
I love weird old music videos, like these 80s gems:
Lucky me, they're all pretty fun.
you've got something interesting to say.
you have your own interests, goals and ambitions. I am often busy with mine, but isn't it hot learning about new worlds through the eyes of someone who is passionate about them? I'll show you mine if you show me yours.
no couples, thanks.