27Princeton, United States
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My self-summary
I'm a recent grad, still learning and exploring and staying curious about the world!
What I’m doing with my life
I'm still searching for my place and my path. I'm exploring at the moment, working part time at a gallery as a Preparator, which spell check tells me isn't a word. I'll insist otherwise for the moment, because I promise it's my official job title. Regardless, I love my job, and I love visual art, but I'm looking to pursue physical anthropology professionally, and also forensic art as somewhat of a hobby. I like reconstructing and reconstituting facial features from skulls, and if I could maintain a reasonably comfortable lifestyle doing so, I would.

I spend a lot of time in Princeton, but am also known to frequent NYC or sometimes Philadelphia on the weekends.
I’m really good at
Being verbose. If a story can be told in three words, I can stretch that into hundreds. I would like to think that I'm funny, but I suspect I am primarily entertaining because I am good at embarrassing myself. I like to talk and tell stories, and I love to hear stories; I'm a pretty decent listener. I'm also pretty good at engaging on a number of subjects, and am willing to try even when I don't know anything about said subject!
I'm a fairly quick learner and am pretty good with my hands. I can change a tire, I can throw a bowl, I can sculpt faces and heads. I can drive a manual transmission car, even prefer it, though I don't currently have one. I can spackle holes and can cut dry-wall. I can mix glaze, and have operated both gas and electric kilns.
I like to make things, and I like to use clay. I used to write, and (as most aspiring "writers," especially of the angst-laden-teen variety, often do) I thought myself possibly good, though I'm not sure that's objectively true. Regardless I'd like to start again.
I also like to sing.
The first things people usually notice about me
I've been told a few times that I strike some as intimidating or serious. That is entirely not the case; I don't take myself very seriously, and am very quick to laugh.
I also have a loud laugh, and generally speak somewhat loudly, so that's another first impression I sometimes give.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I love RuPaul's Drag Race, most crime procedurals, The Amazing World of Gumball, and soba noodles. I really enjoy reading anthologies (short stories, articles, poems, etc., but especially all of the above), Neil Gaiman, Jacqueline Carey, David Foster Wallace (I know, I know), and Henry Rollins among many others. I like finding things that move me (touching stories, hilarious articles, beautiful or clever photoshops) on various forums and social websites, and a long time favorite is Reddit. I like music that moves me, but to give an idea of my taste I enjoy Okkervil River, The Antlers, Menomena, The Microphones, and Perfume Genius just to name a few. I like Louis CK, Reggie Watts, Mitch Hedberg, Maria Bamford, and Kathy Griffin. I really love Whose Line is it Anyway. I like Gawker (usually) and used to read Cracked religiously.
Six things I could never do without
I'm rather fond of my friends and family, though I'm not sure they qualify as "things."

Otherwise I'm not sure, but one of those (or perhaps multiple items) would probably be dedicated in some way to social interaction. I like contact. I don't mean that I necessarily "need" my cell phone, for example, but I like to explore and meet new people and to be exposed to different views and subjects that I might not find on my own. Maybe Reddit? Or something similar, I'm not particularly attached to Reddit specifically. One out of the six might be Reddit. Or more simply, perhaps just an internet connection, and a device with which to connect.
You should message me if
You're looking for a fun date, a buddy for a fun night out, a pen pal to practice your English with (especially if you natively speak any of the languages I listed and are willing to put up with my efforts in your respective language!!), a buddy to explore that new place in the Village with... I'm friendly and open to many options and conversations, but I'm inclined to take things slowly.
The two of us