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My self-summary
Things I currently want to talk about:
-House of Cards.

I'm an engineering graduate student. I currently spend my free time rock climbing and playing board games. I write for a progressive publication.

I believe the purpose of science is to make the world better than it was when we got here. I believe that the right to self-determination is the fundamental human right. We determine what our lives mean.

I read sometimes.
What I’m doing with my life
I'm a graduate student.
My research involves working with human blood.
I’m really good at
I am working to become a better writer.
The first things people usually notice about me
Probably my silly hair. I have a ponytail now, so maybe something else.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I have finally defeated Infinite Jest! I am now working on Pale King and Dubliners.

Books: Lamb, The End of Poverty, Stranger in a Strange Land

Comic Books: Nightly News, Sandman, Transmetropolitan

Music: Jesus Christ Superstar soundtrack, Sigur Ros, The Decemberists, Garfunkel and Oates, Cloud Cult
(Little obsessed with Light Chasers right now.)

Food: Right now I'm in the mood for korma curry. I enjoy cooking more and more as time goes by. I make a pretty nice spinach and sausage lasagna. I bake as well. I like cooking without a recipe.

Podcasts: This American Life, FilmSack, Citizen Radio, Hardcore History

Movies: Garden State, Away We Go, Primer, The Man from Earth, Kick-Ass, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. Scott Pilgrim was amazing. Fog of War may be my actual favorite movie. Everyone loves hearing about war crimes!

I also enjoy bad movies, especially bad sci-fi and action. <3 Netflix
Six things I could never do without
I would have a hard time without my bike, my messenger bag, and a computer of some sort. Six seems like a lot.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Work. Science. Publishing. >.>

Politics. Media criticism.

Constructing well-controlled experiments.

The visual display of quantitative information.

Being a better person.

On a typical Friday night I am
A movie, dinner with friends.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have a huge crush on Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
You should message me if
If you know where the good bike trails are. If you enjoy attempting to predict the future. If you like watching bad movies.
The two of us