By which I mean soulmates. Not whales.
"Lifetime learner" - sans irony. Obsessive listener of Radiolab. I SOAK UP data and I think the kinship of curiosity is the best of kinships. Audiophile, cinephile, bibliophile. I'm pretty ruthless at
I wish somebody would give me a tarot reading.
Infinite Jest, The White Tiger, A People's History of the United States, One Hundred Years of Solitude,The Year of Magical Thinking, Beloved, Gilead, The Sot-Weed Factor, I, Claudius, American Gods, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Lord of the Rings
Recently: Revolutionary Road. Richard Yates does domestic fights like no other.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, A Serious Man, Up in the Air, Rocky Horror, All the Real Girls, Waking Life, Royal Tenenbaums, Moon, Pulp Fiction, King's Speech, Princess Mononoke, There Will Be Blood, The Square, The Act of Killing
Recently: The Lost City of Z. AV Club gave it an A, but I don't know if it's quite worthy of that.
Mad Men, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, Louie, BoJack Horseman, Black Mirror, Vikings, Better Off Ted, Archer, Bob's Burgers, Broadchurch, Doctor Who, Firefly, Deadwood
Recently: The Handmaid's Tale. But, I mean, it's peak TV season, so also Fargo, The Americans, Archer, Silicon Valley, American Gods, and on and on ad infinitum.
Wolf Parade, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, Crystal Castles, Guided by Voices, Built to Spill, Beirut, Arcade Fire, Das Racist, the Decemberists, Modest Mouse, Andrew Bird, Thao Nguyen, the Velvet Underground, Wu-Tang Clan, Big Boi, Pixies, Songs: Ohia, Wilco, Neutral Milk Hotel, Purity Ring, My Morning Jacket, Django Reinhardt, Billie Holiday, Mickey Mouse Operation, Yo La Tengo, Okkervil River
Recently: The War On Drugs
Kentucky Route Zero, Game of Thrones: The Board Game, Settlers of Catan, Arkham Horror, Pandemic: Legacy, Towerfall: Ascension, Munchkin,The Jackbox Party Pack, Rainbow 6: Siege, Red Orchestra 2, 80 Days, Paperback, Fallout: New Vegas, Total War: Attila, Civilization
Recently: Kentucky Route Zero: Act IV
I hear I make a mean salsa, if you want to be forced to drink a lot of milk and get hospitalized for internal bleeding.
Just ended a four-year relationship in January, and I ain't exactly damaged goods, but I also am kind of forcing myself to be mostly-single for a while. I still like fun dates though, just for their own sake. And, well, other activities, if you catch my drift. (Especially non-exclusive, low-pressure activities that occur on an ongoing basis.)