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Right now I'm just trying to meet interesting folks, share stories and take photos.
I'm a photographer, filmmaker, and a frequent cook. I used to sell outdoor gear. I'm back to slinging beers. I play music far too seldom to be called a musician. I used to design tires for Michelin but gave it up to figure out what's next. I like wearing too many hats...
I hosted a live music performance video series from my porch: Vimeo.com/danmanor -it’s also a music venue sometimes. https://www.facebook.com/hospitablecat/
Compassion. Making the world a better place than how I found it.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I'd like to meet others, show off my city, be a good host and make some friends. I'm thinking of doing a documentary photo project including folks I meet through couchsurfing.
I have hosted a sommelier student, a medical school test-taker, TWO separate cross-country walkers, a touring cyclist and touring musicians, and I've helped and given rides to various others here and there.
Books, film, music, arts, beer, travel, photography, emotion, stories, jokes, people, cooking, gardening, brewing, facial hair etc. etc. etc.
Music, Movies, and Books
American art/independent/shoestring-budget film, spaghetti westerns, French New Wave, Italian neorealism, documentaries, realism, etc. etc.; John Cassavetes, Mike Leigh, Yasujiro Ozu, Andrew Bujalski, François Truffaut.
punk, metal, bluegrass, new wave, blues, classic rock, progressive, etc. etc.
Vonnegut, Hemingway, Maugham.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I drove across the U.S. to live on a foldout bed for a summer on the beach in Los Angeles with the intention to work in Hollywood. I worked on a documentary project and went to Jeff Goldblum's house, where he creeped me out.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can share my knowledge of photography and film, cooking, beer, music, etc.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Canada, Hungary, Sweden
Countries I’ve Lived In