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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 haha.
I spend my days people watching, drinking copious amounts of coffee, wandering down alleyways, rendezvousing quietly in libraries, and sipping whiskey.
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 obviously 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, become friends ya know. To give and get by way of crashing couches.
I let people crash at my place and crash at fellow surfer's who are generous enough to host me. I'm also down to just meet up with people and show them around wherever I'm living.
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.
- house parties
- volunteer work
- road trips
Music, Movies, and 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
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.
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
Whatever I know I can teach, learn, or share...I think?
What I Can Share with Hosts
Good company, good times, and something (probably alcohol) from my home country or wherever I'm coming from last.
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