38Quito, Ecuador
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My self-summary
Gringo friolento

Me encanta salsa de ají

amante del cine y standup comedy
What I’m doing with my life
Docente e investigador gringo en una universidad quiteña
I’m really good at
historia del cine. ask me anything!
The first things people usually notice about me
Well, I am pretty tall, 6'3". I reckon that's it.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books and articles about Latin American media (that's the area of my dissertation.) But I adore the novels of Gabriel García Márquez, Albert Camus, Alejo Carpentier, Henry Miller, Upton Sinclair, Mark Twain, and many more. I love too many movies so I can't pick a favorite. But one that I saw recently and love is Miracle in Milan. I love the films of Luis Buñuel. I like my art to be dreamy and political. As for music, I like a lot of Latin music: cumbia, reggaetón, vallenato, merengue, etc. And for food, well, it's all relative. Around here, I love Mexican food. But when I'm in NYC, I like pizza. I like arepas, but they're hard to find in the U.S.
Six things I could never do without
literature, cinema, whiskey, music, running shoes, and newspapers.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I know it sounds depressing, but I think about where the world is going. But I also like to think about what can be done.
On a typical Friday night I am
Every Friday is different. You might catch me reading a book or watching an NBA game. But I'm flexible.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
i don't like the Grateful Dead.
You should message me if
you'd like to converse.
The two of us