Ambitious but not competitive. Rebellious but not confrontational or argumentative. Usually quite outgoing but often pretty introspective. Hedonistic. Believer in work-life balance. My friends are my family and my family are my friends. My iTunes library is more organized than anything else in my life.
"One should respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny." -Bertrand Russell
I'm a good skier, but a pretty terrible snowboarder. Bad surfer. OK windsurfer.
The Life Aquatic, Lost in Translation, City of God, Blue in the Face, Black Cat, White Cat, Krzysztof Kieślowski's Trois Couleurs, and everything Wes Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, Roberto Benigni and Woody Allen (except for Midnight in Paris, whatever happened there...). The video projector in my living room is constantly calling for more use.
The Wire. Nothing else is even remotely as good.
History of Western Philosophy, Unbearable Lightness of Being, Tropic of Cancer, The Selfish Gene, David Sedaris.
Greek yogurt, olives, prosciutto, lamb burgers and oysters.