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Matthieu Carlier

Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France

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Overview

  • 85 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning Italian, Russian
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • being fabulous. Read my book: http:/...
  • modern litterature at the university...
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Find the Holy Grail, I'm sure it would look great on my mum's chimney

ABOUT ME

Since I've read On The Road, I can't stop traveling. It's mostly because I get bored pretty easily, so I keep my backpack with me all the time. Also, it looks cool. I don't see myself working for fifty years to earn a lot of money and have a beautiful material life, also I don't want a house, I don't want a wife, I don't wanna go to school to learn things I already know... I think we are all the same anyway.

Little update : I wrote the text above three years ago and now I realize how cocky it sounds. Anyway, I'm still an arrogant fuck, but now I work as a journalist and I stopped judging (most of) people.
Oh, and I published a book (http://daphnisetchloe.fr/catalogue/de-a-a-l/le-cortege-des-epileptiques/). Don't waste your time reading it though, it's about pancakes and unicorns.

PHILOSOPHY

"I make for my goal, I follow my course; over the loitering and tardy will I leap. Thus let my on-going be their down-going!"
Nietzsche, "Thus spoke Zarathustra"

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I surfed hundreds of couches on 4 continents. I even sometimes surf my own couch just to know how it feels./>

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

In Colombia, I slept on a big orange stinky couch and I loved that, so if you have a big orange stinky couch, please contact me.
Also, during my trips around our poor planet, I slept on all kinds of crazy mattresses, beds, futons, floors or hammocks. Thanks a lot to all my hosts, I will never forget you guys!!!!

Interests

Reading, writing, singing, road triping, and most of all making my life a little more exciting (or maybe less boring) everyday.

Little update : that definitely sounds cheesy but I will leave it here as a reminder of how cheesy I can be.

Music, Movies & Books

Philosophy: Nietzsche, Nietzsche and NIETZSCHE!!!!!!!
Litterature: On the Road, Big Sur (Kerouac), Waltenberg (Heddi Kaddour), Cien anos de Soledad (G. Garcia Marquez), Germinal (Zola), L-F Celine, Vian, Gide, H. S. Thompson, Proust, London...
Poetry: Ginsberg, Rimbaud, Musset, John Keats, Antonin Artaud...
Movies: Trainspotting, Fight Club, Citizen Kane, Harrold and Maude, Le Voyage sur la Lune (Melies), Burton, Gilliam, Kubric...
Music: Arcade Fire, Bob Dylan, Arctic Monkeys, Ghinzu, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cat Stevens, Noir Desir, Tetes Raides, Bjork, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Of Montreal...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

One day, I rode a pink poney on orange clouds...but maybe the mushrooms my friend gave me just before I met the poney were not regular mushrooms. Other weird things: somebody suddenly dying in front of me; me burning my own hair (not on purpose); a guy with a beard repeating he's going to RRRRRRRRichmond; three ghosts; four goats; an old man grabbing my prick in the street thinking he can seduce me that way; one sexual overdose; so many people picking me up even though I had a three-week beard and a three-week smell; 4557 and a half parisian nights; George Bush talking about righteousness; a thousand young Germans pewking at the same time on a hill; so many fucked up relationships; two riots in Paris; two scars sculpted by the cops; 5 nights in a jail; my Mum saying maybe she's proud of me; the end of my novel; Tyler Durden appearing in front of me; Zarathustra doing the same. I'm not finished, I'm just lazy.

Little update : cheesy... and awkward.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to eat a Flamby in 2 seconds, fart with your ears, perfectly throw a Coca Cola bottle on a battalion of cops, make people believe you are the new messiah, get kicked out of three night clubs in one night, save people from suicide, make stupid people feel like shit, etc etc...

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Paraguay, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Venezuela

Countries I've Lived In

Argentina, Austria, France, Ireland, Mexico

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