Simon Pendzich

Weilheim in Oberbayern, Bavaria, Germany

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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, German; learning French, Japanese
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • media producer
  • Mittlere Reife
  • From Weilheim in Oberbayern
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About Me

I'm a cereal killer and a coke addict.

PHILOSOPHY

Live and let die... Or something like that.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Hospitality & Travels

Interests

H O B B I E S
Activities: going to live concerts, SCUBA diving (open water and ship wreck diving), snowboarding (I get down black slopes in one piece, no half pipe or tricks), cycling, Travelling (Both rich and poor countries), Going to Art-, science- or history-exhibitions, Mixing cocktails
Preferred cooking: Italian, Chinese, French, German, American
Collecting: Alcoholics, lamps (lava lamp, black light, fibre ufo, plasma ball, optical illusions...), 16-bit and below video game cardridges
Art: Expressionism, Street Art (Graffiti), Michel Angelo, Vincent van Gogh, Salvador Dalí, Gerhard Richter
Architecture: Romanesque, Gothic, Shinto, Renaissance, Bauhaus, Art Deco; Works by Oscar Niemeyer, Daniel Libeskind, Frank Gehry, Richard Meier, Sir Norman Foster
Photography: Panorama shots, architecture, long exposure shots (even though still don't own a good camera)
Flowers: tulips
Reading: mainly news, general interest magazines or IT news. Not a big novel reader
Movies: Philosophic movies and comedy (see list below)
Video Games: Multiplayer games (Worms, Bomberman, Tetris, Micro Machines, FPS, Action strategy, adventures)

Music, Movies, and Books

Music:
Dubstep; Alternative Rock like: Muse, System of a Down; Electro swing like Parov Stelar, Mr Scruff; Electro pop or Indie like: Purity Ring, N'To, RJD2, De Phass, Console, The postal Service, The Prodigy, Radio Head, the Notwist, Slut; Industrial like: Rammstein; Triphop like: Portishead, Massive Attack; Electronic, chillout, ambient, electronica like Air, Daftpunk, Lamb, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Amon tobin

TV Shows: House of Cards (american production so far), Sherlock, Breaking bad, Family guy, Game of thrones, Rome, 24, Battle Star Galactica, the Simpsons, tom & jerry, Star Trek the next generation, Two stupid dogs, Earth worm Jim, Beavis and Butthead, Celebrity death match, Stargate, Pink Panther cartoon (old edition);

Directors:
Wim Wenders, Fernando Meirelles, Stanley Kubrick, Tim Burton...

Films:
Still Life
About Time
The Iron Lady
Lincoln
The Departed
Blood Diamond
The ides of March
Ghostwriter
The impossible
The Lady
Persepolis
Le scaphandre et le papillon (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly)
Så som i himmelen (As It Is in Heaven / As in Heaven)
La vita è bella (Live is beautiful)
City of God
The Constant Gardener
Gattaca
Jackie Brown
Quick change
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Akira,
Ghost in the Shell,
James Bond (Moonraker is my favourite one)
Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain
Lambock
Mux Mäuschen still
Wer früher stirbt ist länger tot
Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei
Gegen die Wand

Books:
Erich Maria Remarque: Im Westen nichts neues (All Quiet on the Western Front)
George Orwell: 1984
Franz Kafka: die Verwandlung,
The Art of Oddworld,
Books about Politics- and Economy. Authors: Gabor Steingard, Franz Walter eg.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

An over 3.000 km bicycle trip from Hamburg to Rome across the European Alps: www.prototypetour.eu

An over 3.000 km bicycle trip through South Korea and Japan across the Japanese Alps and the tsunami disaster area:
www.cyclonara.eu

being on the road since 2009 on a journey around the world

Lived and worked in Japan, New Zealand, Australia

Teach, Learn, Share

German;
Japanese, French
Cake

What I Can Share with Hosts

company

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