Michelle Ling

New York, NY, United States

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  • Fluent in Chinese (Simplified), English; learning German
  • 22, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Counselor at Community Center
  • NYU
  • From Austin, TX and Shanghai, China
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About Me

I am from Austin, Texas, though I was born in Mississippi and lived in Shanghai for 5 years. I like reading in shady places. I always default and drink Shiner Bock when I'm in a bar and don't know what to order.
I get very excited and intense when people are interested in things I am interested in, or when people are just excited about their experiences or interests in general.
I am here to host, travel and share experiences.


Food is delicious and meant to be eaten


Reading, writing, traveling, hanging out with friends. I'm always game to try new things.

Music, Movies, and Books

I love George Saunders, Michel Foucault, Kurt Vonnegut, Flannery O'Connor, Paul Blackburn, Margaret Atwood; read some short stories by Italo Calvino recently that were amazing. I don't know books are the best.

Anything Allison Janney is in is great. I love blaxploitation films, spaghetti westerns, heist films, anything by Richard Linklater. I'll watch pretty much any movie once. I am also 100% into romcoms that are based on Shakespearean plays, there is no good reason for this.

I listen to funk, hip hop, r&b slow jams. Lauryn Hill, Digable Planets, D'Angelo, Parliament Funkadelic, Kool and the Gang, Mary J Blige, Outkast, etc.

I also listen to a lot of TV on the Radio and Joni Mitchell and Talking Heads and New Order. I will try listening to or reading or watching anything once.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Scotland, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, United States

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