I grew up in Iowa, did my MFA at the University of Texas, and I'm currently working on my PhD in English at Mizzou. I'm a poet and a writer - I read a lot, write a lot, and talk a lot about reading and writing.
"You look like Nathan Fillion and Jason Bateman had a sexy love child."
Movies: Tree of Life, Annie Hall, Life is Beautiful, Big Fish, The Green Mile, Il Postino, I Heart Huckabees, Dumb and Dumber, The Mighty Ducks, Space Jam, Good Will Hunting, The Sandlot, Crocodile Dundee.
Shows: Six Feet Under, Game of Thrones, The Wire, The West Wing, Downton Abbey, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, The Daily Show, Lost, Broad City, True Detective (season one) Workaholics, Friday Night Lights, Pushing Daisies, Homeland, Louie, Arrested Development, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Sopranos, Veronica Mars.
Music: Van Morrison, Radiohead, Bon Iver, Anathallo, Explosions in the Sky, El Ten Eleven, Neil Young, Allman Brothers, Van Morrison, Fleetwood Mac, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, John Coltrane, Van Morrison, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison.
3) Nearby Bodies of Water
6) Something to write on (and with)
-like to laugh
-want to talk about anything remotely interesting
-want to meet my dogs
-can teach me things I don't know (the list is quite long)
-are nice to people
-love being alive most of the time