32Brooklyn, United States
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My self-summary
Born in the Valley. Raised in Chicago. Four years of school in Chapel Hill. One semester at sea. One year in Santo Domingo. Three years in LA. Half a year in Panama. And now it's Brooklyn.
What I’m doing with my life
after-school tutoring, summer film workshops, pick-up basketball, piano playing, cooking at odd hours of the night, YouTube Rouletting old soul and R&B tunes
I’m really good at
word jumbles, trivia nights, r. kelly karaoke, basketball, making lists, talking my way into/out of things
The first things people usually notice about me
My voice is low. Boyz II Men breakdown section low.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Who Floors Me: Junot Diaz, Hafiz, J.K. Rowling, Salman Rushdie, Dave Eggers, Arundhati Roy, Denis Johnson, George Saunders, Michael Chabon

Who Humors Me: Martin McDonagh, Nick Hornby, David Sedaris, Philip Roth, George Saunders

Who Teaches Me: Annie Dillard, James Baldwin, Adam Gopnik, Strunk & White

Movies: Wall-E, Hoop Dreams, City Lights, Independence Day, History of the World: Part I, Kentucky Fried Movie, In America

TV: The Americans, Cheers, Catastrophe, Jane the Virgin, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Last Week Tonight, New Girl, Friday Night Lights, Parks & Rec, 30 Rock, Sportscenter

Pandora Stations: Otis Redding, Frank Ocean, Sam Cooke, Kanye West, Billy Joel, D'Angelo, Lauryn Hill, Christmas music, 90s hip-hop

Food: Whole Foods granola bars, Kashi GoLean cereal, guacamole, Chicago hot dogs, spoonfuls of Crunch Time Peanut Butter & Co.
Six things I could never do without
Coca-Cola in glass bottles, singing in the shower, the hours between midnight and 3 am, a passport, the movies, afternoon naps
I spend a lot of time thinking about
the worst puns for the front page of the NY Post.
On a typical Friday night I am
at a movie, at a comedy show, on the couch reading
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I've never tried bacon.
You should message me if
you find an especially good pun in the Post. they brighten my day.
The two of us