25 Oakland, United States
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My self-summary
loser/ spambot/ charlatan
At worst, I'm annoyingly enthusiastic.
Classy/ abject
I think I'm getting dumber with age.

holler if you know anyone looking for a roommate in Oakland-ish or Berkeley plz.
What I’m doing with my life
Until recently was selling fancy cider to fancy people who work in fancy restaurants and cocktail bars and shops. And then I was selling fancy (and not fancy) wine to the general public in Williamsburg. Now living in Tulsa for a while looking for a job elsewhere making money here for a minute.
I’m really good at
Not remembering whose profile I've looked at on here.
smiling at inappropriate times.
Having the wide range and vast depth of knowledges that only an obsessive former library clerk turned art student turned fine dining worker turned booze scholar can.
Keeping my living room clean and my room a shit show.
The first things people usually notice about me
Full of strange information.
I know more about beer than you do (please prove me wrong).
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
David Markson, Borges, Anne Carson, Lydia Davis, Joyce, If On a Winter's Night a Traveller, Sappho, Alberto Manguel, Eileen Myles, Wayne Koestenbaum, Proust, Helene Cixous, Joe Brainard, Georges Perec.

Food and booze-related: Oxford companions to Beer/Wine/Food, MFK Fisher, The Drunken Botanist, Prune cookbook, And a Bottle of Rum, The Brewmaster's Table, The Big Oyster, Liquid Intelligence.

Cabinet, Lucky Peach, This Land

Death Proof, The Red Shoes (anything Powell & Pressburger), Kurosawa's Dreams, Raider's of the Lost Ark, Rules of the Game, Suspiria, Ugetsu, The Passion of Joan of Arc, Etaix's Yoyo, Yojimbo, Tampopo, Ratatouille.

30 Rock, The Mind of a Chef, Bob's Burgers, Warehouse 13, Poirot, Bletchley Circle, Broad City, WWE, Korean dramas, weird old anime (gegege no kitaro) and weird food-related anime (drops of god, yakitate!! Japan, Moyashimon), the Newsroom, Rick & Morty, most Netflix shows rolling out these days.

Laraaji, Henry Flynt, Victor Jara, Animal Collective, Mahmoud Ahmed, John Fahey, Opera, Terry Riley, Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou, St. Vincent, Ducktails, Sunn O))), Ecstatic Sunshine, Moondog, Miley, the Carter Family and all old-time American music I can get my hands on, Zydeco, WFMU all day

Lately a lot of R. Stevie Moore, Cibo Matto, Harmonia, The Durutti Column, Pere Ubu, Clinic, & Deux Filles.
The six things I could never do without
Blender. Spontaneous fermentation. Eggs. Proper glassware.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Apples and their "extreme heterozygosity."

If I can find a perfume that allows me to smell like tomato leaves.

One day having an all-yellow wardrobe.

I really want to take a trip to Monticello. UPDATE: MADE THE TRIP, IT WAS AMAZING. YOU SHOULD GO TOO! Take the garden tour, it's awesome.

Melomel / rhodomel.
On a typical Friday night I am
Forgetting it's Friday night because every day of my life is Saturday.
You should message me if
You make rhodomel and will give (or sell) me a bottle.

If you did anything fun for Bloomsday.

You know some good spots for morel hunting!!!!

You like people who talk a lot and love a lot of things.

You know what amaro is and you want to get nerdy about booze of all kinds.

You're an argumentative, queerish, pinky out, chartreuse-sipping, tamale-eating, always curious food and drink obsessive who likes to read too.