hey-incendiary
25 Austin, United States
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My self-summary
I say "thank you", "bless you", and "drive safe" whenever I can. My soulmate would be somebody who is nice to waiters and deeply enjoys me telling them facts about whales. Not that I'm looking for soulmates.

"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 Risk Munchkin Cosmic Encounter. The cinnamon on top of a cappuccino is my favourite part. I'm Canadian - so when I spell, I put "u" in a lot of interesting positions. Whenever I read the previous sentence I think it oughta be a pick-up line.

I wish somebody would give me a tarot reading.
What I’m doing with my life
Working my way through a karaoke bucket list and offering soft criticism of people's ecommerce UX.
I’m really good at
"I do things like get in taxis and say, 'The library, and step on it.'"

I invented a surprisingly popular drinking game involving capguns, moseying, and Ennio Morricone. Ask me about it.

I have this poetry thing I do.
The first things people usually notice about me
I have nice teeth, and I never show them.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
The whole Neil Gaiman oeuvre, Leaves of Grass, the Economist magazine, [POETRY] Magazine, Neruda, Frank O'Hara, Dave Eggers, Bukowski, cummings, Atwood, Corso, Ginsberg, The White Tiger, Lord of the Rings, A Passage to India, Dubliners, Lolita , A People's History of the United States, Sabriel, INFINITE FUCKING JEST, The Corrections, One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Year of Magical Thinking, Beloved, John Barth, Robert Graves, Leo Tolstoy
Just the other day: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

Eternal Sunshine, A Serious Man (the Coens in general), Firefly, Mad Men, Mad Men, Mad Men, Up in the Air, Rocky Horror, Doctor Who, All the Real Girls, Waking Life, Royal Tenenbaums, Game of Thrones, Weeds, Moon, Pulp Fiction, King's Speech, Black Swan, Princess Mononoke, True Detective, Vikings, The Americans, Orange is the New Black, The Wire, Boyhood, Louie, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Black Mirror, There Will Be Blood, The Great Beauty, The Double
Like, yesterday: Best of Enemies. Watching Gore Vidal duke it out with William F. Buckley, Jr. is like modern politics in a microcosm. It will hurt your heart, though.

Wolf Parade, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, Crystal Castles, Black Keys, Guided by Voices, Built to Spill, Beirut, Band of Horses, Arcade Fire, Das Racist, the Decemberists, Modest Mouse, Andrew Bird, Thao Nguyen, the Velvet Underground, Courtney Barnett, Wu-Tang Clan, Big Boi, Kanye West, Yuck, Pixies, Vampire Weekend, Songs: Ohia, Ryan Adams, Cults, Sleigh Bells, Weezer, Wilco, Neutral Milk Hotel, CHVRCHES, Purity Ring, My Morning Jacket, Django Reinhardt, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Billie Holiday, Bon Iver, RJD2, Mickey Mouse Operation, Fleet Foxes, Yo La Tengo, Shearwater, Okkervil River
These days: We'll miss you, Starman.

Games: Game of Thrones: The Board Game, Settlers of Catan, Codenames, Arkham Horror, Pandemic: Legacy, Towerfall: Ascension, Munchkin,The Jackbox Party Pack, Videoball, Rainbow 6: Siege, Red Orchestra 2, 80 Days, Paperback, Fallout, Total War: Rome 2

I hear I make a mean salsa, if you want to drink a lot of milk and get hospitalized for internal bleeding.
The six things I could never do without
I have really good relationships with my friends and family, and if I didn't have those I'd be crestfallen. My computer and my Moleskine are my closest friends besides. I love a good cup of coffee and a smoke [used to, these days I use an electronic doohickey that smells like strawberry Nesquik], and a few drinks at the end of the day. In my book, that's six. I'm happy to stop there.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
What important personal and legal document I'm likely to misplace next.
On a typical Friday night I am
More often than not, conscious.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I've got a thing for Arianna Huffington. ; )
You should message me if
If you know how to pilot this thing! We've lost an engine!!!

You may have caught me visiting you and (if you're lucky!) liking you. I don't mean anything by it, trust. Just like seeing the world and all the people in it from the comfort of my office.

But, anyways, message me if you want to talk Infinite Jest, Mad Men, the Appalachians my sweet mountain home, the presidential tenure of Woodrow Wilson, Radiolab, or game theory. Message if you want to come over and play Catan or even more serious fare, or help us reinstate our pub trivia team. (We met all our best friends on here.) Message me or lyssalectro if you kiss both boys AND girls and wanna practice on us, because we're all about that, personally. And especially if you answer B and C, because we'd be over the moon.

Actually, message me, probably, because she uninstalled the app and I'll be damned if she ever opens her laptop.

Otherwise we can probably just admire each other from a distance.
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