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Overview

  • 6 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Ex-Film Student/Current Film Critic
  • BFA-Film Production, New York University
  • From New York, NY
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I dunno. Try to write good stuff? Learn a bit, live a bit. All that jazz.

ABOUT ME

As I said, I'm an ex-film student who has just realized, with a move into a new apartment how much couch room he has. I love theater, film, television and the New York, not necessarily in that order. I am a loquacious (sometimes loghorrheic) guy. I am an expert on cheap ethnic food in NYC, which I blog about sometimes, and I try never to eat the same cuisine two times in a row. I guess for more than that, you're going to have to get to know me.

PHILOSOPHY

I try to be a good guy, as much as possible. I go by my gut ethical sense and try to adjust when I feel I might be wrong.

My philosophy for my art is that I have to live to write, so I seek to engage in an interesting life.

My philosophy for my self is to take risks and enjoy one's self without compromising that sense of right.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I realized I have both a couch and a sleeping loft at my new place and in the spirit of the guy who I'm subletting from, a Norwegian college professor currently teaching in Norway, I thought about both my own potential travel and the idea of putting my "couch-space" to good use. Plus the whole thing just sounded neat.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Had some ladies stay here from Montreal. Some ladies from Austria. A couple really nice brothers from Sweden. Other than that, just friends.

Interests

Film (The 400 Blows, Bigger Than Life, Annie Hall)
Television (Freaks and Geeks, Spaced, Clone High)
Music (Andrew Bird, They Might Be Giants, Leonard Cohen)
Theater (Shepard, Lori-Parks, Mamet occasionally)
Writing (Philip Roth, Michael Chabon, Nabokov)
Food (good)

  • arts
  • writing
  • theater
  • dining
  • cooking
  • traveling
  • blogging
  • music
  • jazz
  • teaching
  • parks

Music, Movies, and Books

Aforementioned.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Been in a Dell Commercial
Been on David Letterman Show
Graduated from College
Made my Thesis
Got out of all of it alive (so far)

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach-
I have a writing group that meets to discuss our screenplays, sketches and fiction every week.
I know good places to eat.

Learn-
How to cook better, perhaps?

Countries I’ve Visited

Israel, Italy, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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