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Ryland Knight

San Francisco, California, United States

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Last login about 4 years ago

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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • I'm a fledgling writer, recent colle...
  • BA, UC Berkeley
  • From The Bay
  • Profile 45% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Surf through Denver before and after the Telluride Film Festival

ABOUT ME

After a three year absence from school, that saw me move from Berkeley to Seattle to New York, I returned to UC Berkeley and finished my BA in Rhetoric. I write a blog, Vinyl Is Heavy, about movies and other arts. I watch movies fairly often but I like to get out. I'd like to travel more. I hope to find a job this fall that pays me enough that I may move to a nicer apartment and go out to eat at really great restaurants as often as I please. Also, I like rivers and basketball. I'm not great at rowing and have little-to-no shot but I still want both rafting and weekend pickup to be a part of my life for a while. I think the Blazers will dethrone the Spurs as the next dynasty but I'm pulling for my Warriors to upset a few people from time to time.

PHILOSOPHY

Enjoy yourself.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm looking to surf in Denver before and after the Telluride Film Festival. And I'd love to host but I don't have a couch to offer. Still, I'll maintain my profile so that I may help anybody surfing through the Bay to find a fun time or where to eat sushi.

Interests

Film, words, liquids, food, basketball, the internet, jokes, reading, writing, cooking, dancing, good tequila, rivers, swimming, horsing around, BBQs at any and every opportunity.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Terrence Malick, Claire Denis, Wes Anderson, Pedro Costa, Preston Sturges, Tarkovsky, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Carlos Reygadas, Godard, Rivette, David Lynch, Hitchcock, Satoshi Kon, Edward Yang, the Coen Brothers.

Music: Cut Copy, Daft Punk, Fred Falke, Joy Division, cLOUDDEAD, Steve Reich, Bob Dylan, Sam Cooke, D'angelo

Books: Stanley Cavell, Jorge Luis Borges, Manny Farber, Joan Didion, David Sedaris, James Agee, Wittgenstien.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I spent 18 days on the Colorado River in the belly of the Grand Canyon. I'd love to go back.

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