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  • Fluent in English
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • music and comedy journalist for Denver Westword
  • Library, Wikipedia and Bob Dylan songs
  • From Clear Lake, Iowa
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About Me


To finally finish this damn novel


I'd say I'm a 30 year old writer with a dog named Iggy, a beloved record collection and an unhealthy obsession with the novel High Fidelity. I spend my days riding my bike around town interviewing bands and comedians, only to hunker down in a bunker in the evenings to write stories. Try and make it out to shows and bars as much as possible, but mostly end up at my desk, slowly going blind in front of a computer screen.


To Live Outside the Law You Must Be Honest.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Well, I first discovered CS while living/working in a hostel in San Francisco. Since then I've stayed with some lovely folks in Austin, TX and in D.C. While living in Denver I've hosted a few starry eyed travelers myself. Love it.


I've met some of the most brilliant and hospitable folks while traveling around the globe, and have thoroughly enjoyed hosting travelers on my couch. It's a way to get an international experience without having to update my passport.


Dogs, Sitting on roofs, White Linen Pants, Tom Robbins Novels, Girls who think, Gene Kelly Films, History, Zines, Alleys, Pale Ale, Theology, The letter "Q", DJ's who spin 45's, Small Town Politics, Writing Letters, Beer, White Candles, Midnight, Tofu, and the squirrel who lives outside my bedroom window and I feed cheese and wine to every morning.

  • dogs
  • culture
  • writing
  • books
  • wine
  • cheese
  • beer
  • clothing
  • politics
  • movies
  • traveling
  • cycling
  • divinity
  • history
  • law

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Belle and Sebastian, Leonard Cohen, The Replacements, Radiohead, Jenny Lewis, MIA, Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand, The Ravonettes, Lilly Allen, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Beck, Broadcast. Books: "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues",Tom Robbins; "The Proud Highway" Hunter Thompson; "Hunger" Knut Hamsen; "High Fidelity" Nick Hornby; "Eleanore Rigby" Douglas Coupland. Movies: "Turkish Delight"; "My Own Private Idaho"; "Dead Man"; "9 Songs"; "Eternal Sunshine Of the Spotless Mind"; "A Streetcare Named Desire"; "Fight Club"

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I once read Tom Robbins "Still Life With Woodpecker" aloud, in its entirety, to a captive audience of geriatric midwesterners.

Teach, Learn, Share

Theology, films, books, culture, clothes. . .

Countries I’ve Visited

Italy, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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