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I was born in Los Angeles, USA and moved to Barcelona when I was 14 years old. At first I was mad at my family for taking me away from me the land of BigMac's, NBA, cheerleaders, YouTube, The TacoBell dog etc and replacing it with bullfighting. But now I realize that Barcelona is the best fucking city in the world, and I love it so much. I spend more than a healthy amount of time day-dreaming I love crazy people, who cry when they should laugh and laugh when they should cry. I have a profound love for all kinds of people. I love the excitement of meeting somebody for the first time, breaking down the walls and talking about nothing but everything at the same time
I hate people who kiss with their eyes open, very scary
I have too many thoughts that I can let go only by writing or playing music, or else.
I would like to quote from my favorite movie, Arizona Dream: But what's the point of breathing if somebody already tells you the difference between an apple and a bicycle? If I bite a bicycle and ride an apple, then I'll know the difference
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I know Barcelona is one the most popular tourist destinations in the world and there should be lots of surfers looking for a couch, so I'd like to help them as much as I can.
I have been hosting travelers even before I learn about couch surfing!
I am interested in too many things for my own good, I start a hobby and forget about when something more exciting comes up. My shrink says I have commitment issues, but helloooo! Nice way to earn your paycheck doc. I am or was interested in the following: guitar, piano, writing, photography, breakdancing, snowboarding, poker, shooting, poetry, acting, bartending, weight-lifting, american football, doing nothing at all, jazz clubs, art, magic tricks, yoga, being a nihilist like the German guys in the Big Lebowski, comic books, opera (great place to have a nap), tango, painting..
- american football
Music, Movies, and Books
I like many writers but my gods are: Celine, John Fante, Haruki Murakami, Jack Kerouac, Henry Miller, Hemingway, Franzen, Denis Johnson, George Saunders, the bald Serbian guy whose name I forgot but who is compared to Nabokov and writes for the New Yorker, Collete, Saramago, Bulgakov, Turgenev, Johnathan Safran Foer, Don Delillo, Kurt Vonnegut, Faulkner(i never read i book of his, just saying it to impress you guys), Marquez, Palahniuk, David Foster Wallace, Micheal Chabon, Oscar Wilde... (as you can see, even a Hindu has less gods than me). I'm kinda like a book junkie though, if I don't get my fix that day I become cranky and depressed.
If I had to pick a favorite book though, it would be The Unbearable Lightness of Being. I still constantly re-read it every couple of months.
Musically I like to be surprised, so I just open an internet radio and listen to whatever plays. Than I hear a song that I really like but than forget the name of it and never hear it again. So my songs are like one night stands I fall in love with. Think about that.
Movies: Best movies ever: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Arizona Dream, Fight Club, Naked, Adaptation, Roman Holiday, Wild Strawberries, Deconstructing Harry, Backdoor Sluts 4 (nah just kidding. or am i?)I also have to say that Woody Allen is my all-time favorite director and also philosopher, and I have watched almost every one of his movies more than once. Also, lately I am going through a Cassavetes renaissance, there is something about his movies that makes me "be moved", although watching Armageddon by Micheal Bay also moves me, so I'm not that much of a snob.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Teach, Learn, Share
I want to learn EVERYTHING. That may sound too ambitious, but at least it eliminates the concept of boring people. Everybody is interesting, for some you just have to dig deeper.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Islands, British
Countries I’ve Lived In