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Hesham Hilmy

Chicago, IL, USA

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Overview

  • 28 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, German, Italian
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Grant Writing for Non-Profit Showpap...
  • Binghamton University, History Educa...
  • From Cairo, Egypt / Endicott, NY
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Write Like Hell

ABOUT ME

I just moved to Chicago in October. I used to live in Brooklyn. I do freelance writing and editing. I regularly perform improv, sketch, stand-up comedy, and storytelling.

I used to do volunteer fire fighting, so I like giving what I have to offer back to others, and it's nice knowing there are other people out there as well who are willing to be so generous.

I worked for Showpaper. Which is a bi-weekly non-profit single sheet newspaper that has listings of most of the indie and underground music happening in New York City and the surrounding areas.

I eat a vegetarian diet. And since living in NYC, I am used to spending hours and hours walking. I do all my thinking, praying, and writing done while walking.

Finally, I like calmness, concise language use, and I enjoy playing music (guitar, banjo, piano and anything else available).

PHILOSOPHY

Give.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I will try my best to offer a comfortable living arrangement for anyone who requests, I'm pretty lax and lenient.

And I hope to fit harmoniously with your living situation as I surf.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've been lucky enough to find some old souls. Maybe we'll meet again.

Interests

Comedy
Books
Movies
Music
Cooking
Poetry

Music, Movies & Books

Music: Patti SmithModest MouseMock OrangeMicah P. HinsonMaps & AtlasesmewithoutYouManchester Orchestra Titus AndronicusBrand NewBuilt to SpillBooks:Non-Violent Communication by Marshall RosenbergJust Kids by Patti SmithHappier by Tal Ben-ShaharAlone Together by Sherry TurkleMoonwalking with Einstein by Joshua FoerNaked Pictures of Famous People by Jon StewartFear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. ThompsonAnything by Chuck P. Anything by Kurt V. Movies:The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonThe Good, The Bad, and The UglyEternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindYoung AdultInception

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Gone into a burning building, put out the fire, and made it home safely: for free.

Teach, Learn, Share

Will gladly fill you in on the philosophy of the pursuit of Happiness, History, and memory encoding.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Egypt, United States

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