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Overview

  • 74 References 47 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning German, Polish, Russian
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • analyst
  • University
  • From tupelo,mississippi
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About Me

PLEASE READ COUCH INFORMATION BEFORE MAKING A REQUEST!

Originally from Mississippi but move to California for skateboarding and lived mostly in LA for the better half of a decade. I traveled abroad for a couple of years doing volunteer work, random gigs, and teaching English. Now I'm living in NYC mostly for the simple fact it's the only place in the States you don't have to drive.

I spend my days people watching, drinking coffee, wandering around cities, rendezvousing quietly in libraries, and sipping beers (I make my own).

Currently I'm working in tech along with doing some personal side projects. Lately I'm pretty keen on making music, soaps/aftershaves/pomades/candles, and traveling as often as I can.

Here's some of my music: http://mickeymickeyrourke.bandcamp.com/

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm on here to meet interesting people and hopefully stay connected with them. My hope is that I make a great friend with every couchsurfing experience.

I let people crash at my place and crash with fellow surfer's who are generous enough to host me. I'm also keen to just meet up and show people around.

Interests

skateboarding. traveling. road trips. music. meeting new people. making funny faces. bad jokes. Analyzing things that don't matter. movies. visiting new places. floating in pools. house parties. random tattoos. Photography.

  • books
  • vegetarian
  • vegan
  • movies
  • music
  • skateboarding
  • cinema
  • healthy food
  • healthy lifestyle
  • digital nomad
  • cooking and baking

Music, Movies, and Books

Books:
Le feu follet, Fight Club, Rules of Attraction, Crash, Mezzanine, The Hundred Year Lie, The History of The World in Ten Cocktails, Virgin Suicides, Matters of Substance, Gut Feelings, Brave New World, Charles Bukowski, Kurt Vonnegut, Gerd Gigerenzer , Jack Kerouac, John Fante, Margaret Atwood, Elliott Perlman

Movies:
Adaptation, Mike Leigh's Naked, Igby Goes Down, The Rules of Attraction, Coffee and Cigarettes, Greenberg, Art School Confidential, Teddy Bear, Oslo August 31st, Youth in Revolt, Dogtooth, Martyrs, Frontiers, Klown, Human Giant, Clark and Michael, Epicly Later'd, Wes Anderson , Wai Chung Kan,Wong Kar Wai.

Music:
caribou, deertick, miles benjamin anthony robinson, pepper rabbit, men, le tigre, abe vigoda, beach fossils, boy crisis, blonde redhead, diamond doves, grizzly bear, cold cave, cymbals eat guitars, of montreal,girls, glass candy, islands, mirah, handsome furs, dent may, make the girl dance, raveonettes, final fantasy, beirut, duke spirit, casiotone for the painfully alone, bondage fairies, bonaparte, mobius band,wolf parade, atlas strategic, human highway, I'm from barcelona

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

-Was prom king all five years of high school.
-Lived a full year completely hairless.
-Only has three payments left before owning a pet turtle farm.
-Holds elementary school's record for longest pogo-ing. Pogo-ed for twelve hours straight.
-Has a bionic toe due to an extreme case of athletes foot.
-Invented the phrase, "Talk to the hand."
-Has an extensive collection of name tags and hair nets.
-Has been on the tv show Cheaters twice.

Teach, Learn, Share

Too much to list!

What I Can Share with Hosts

Good company, good times, and something from my wherever I'll be coming from!

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, China, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Laos, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, Romania, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Poland, Serbia, United States

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