KasperGadfly
31Ottawa, Canada
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My self-summary
See, I figure if I had a past life of any sort that brought me into a greater form of existence (assuming being human is superior to a baked good) then I imagine my last incarnation was as a really good fortune cookie.

All this really means is that I keep a robust life of introspection. I'm an introvert by nature, which means that when I do want to go out I'm no more socially awkward or a wallflower than your average extroverted life-of-the-party sorts. I'm the sort that likes being focused on small groups of individuals. Quantity was never my measure for a healthy social life.

What this has produced is a wild appreciation for writing and stories. If there are people around while I read I will show them something I find great. If I find a movie memorable, I will watch it again and again trying to find things I missed. I listen to music more for the lyrics than for the music itself. It's why on a given playlist you may find that Sarah McLachlan or Ani DiFranco comes right after Marilyn Manson and System of a Down.
What I’m doing with my life
Well I'm very aware that I am living. Definitely living it. Oh, and I'm being ambitious. Definitely being ambitious.

What can I say? I go to school and I cook. I'm pretty good at both.
I’m really good at
Getting people gifts. Staring off into space. Making soups. Sitting in comfortable ways. Making spaghetti and meatballs from scratch. Making a lot of things from leftovers. Using a debit card. Losing debit cards. Keeping track of numbers. Basic math. Spelling. Watching movies. Reading. Pessimism. Optimism. Expressing good moods. Expressing bad moods. Appreciating proper ventilation. Corporate mergers. Creating synergy. Adhering to a true "go-getter" attitude. Sticking to popular talking points.
The first things people usually notice about me
They can't tell where I'm from but they really, really feel like I should be Japanese and sometimes Mexican. Very sometimes I am some kind of Mexican. Very sometimes indeed.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Here's a sampling of more personality!

Books: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Lesser Blessed, The Wretched of the Earth, Closing Time, Catch-22, The Butterfly Plague, Darkness at Noon, The Slaugtherhouse-Five, The Bluest Eye, Night, Notes From Underground, Deathless, The Myth of Sisyphus, The Agony of Power, Culture and Imperialism, Love is a Dog From Hell, The Society of the Spectacle, Simulation and Simulacra, Howl...

Writers: Christopher Hitchins, Chris Hedges, Hannah Arendt, Allen Ginsberg, Fyodor Dostoefsky, Max Stirner, Arundhati Roy, Rohinton Mistry, Toni Morrison, Michel Foucault, Antonio Gramsci, Elie Wiesel, e.e cummings, Frantz Fanon, Edward Said, Slavoj Zizek, Jean Baudrillard, Milan Kundera Soren Kierkegaard, Albert Camus, Eugene Ionesco, Don Domanski, Bertolt Brecht ...

Music: The Velvet Underground, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, The Talking Heads, Joy Division, Rage Against the Machine, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Marilyn Manson, The Strokes, The White Stripes, The Kills, REM, Against Me!...
Six things I could never do without
The internet
Wikipedia
Vitamin D
A book
Music
Carbon particles.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The funniest thing.
Why are Zizek and Bukowski such a dirty old men?
How can we make Bawitdaba a canonical piece of Western music?
What does Wikipedia have on this?
On a typical Friday night I am
Searching for zen in the absurd?
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have a fear of heights and porcelain dolls. This means that the worst thing imaginable in my life is sky-diving with fragile and pale children, dressed in Victorian clothes, with rosy cheeks.
You should message me if
-you have a witty joke at hand
-feel like punching off a rant
- if you just feel like hanging out.
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