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: Rereading One Hundred Years of Solitude
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: Get Out. Probably not the groundbreaking thriller or social commentary I was looking for, but a great movie nevertheless.
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: Halt and Catch Fire. Starts off as a second-rate Mad Men clone about the PC boom, ends up being a pretty good fempowerment drama about the PC boom.
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.
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. Just ending a long, long relationship, and I ain't damaged goods, but I also am not really serious about anything right now. I'll get there, but I'm not in a hurry. Come play boardgames with me and my friends or let's go sit in the muddy Greenbelt water and talk about the weaknesses of the Austrian school instead of making commitments.