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I'm the product of misspent formative years fed on too much popular culture. I've an (almost) encyclopedic knowledge of useless trivia which would probably win me alot of money on jeopardy. I like to learn new things, meet new people and share whatever I know with them.
(not necessarily in order) literature, film, music, walking the streets, converations, opposition politics, business, pop culture, hanging out, football, people-watching, fashion, art theory and critique, some forms of philosophy from the analytic and existentialist tradition & video games.
- video games
Music, Movies, and Books
movies: film noir. stuff by truffaut and godard. adores woody allen, orson welles, alfred hitchcock, takashi miike and chanwook park's vengeance flicks. the coen bros' murder-gone-wrong stuff. tarantino's reservoir dogs. stuff with steve buscemi. stuff written by charlie kaufman. some arthouse chick-flicks which bare skin. and I watch alot of tv too! mostly american programming. love the west wing, the office and freaks & geeks.
music: I'm a junkie on this one. too many to name but mainly alternative and post-rock. some electronic dj stuff.
books: huge fan of haruki murakami, although I enjoy most genres of literature. some philosophy, esp. russell, moore, frege and some wittgenstein.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
In my angsty teenage years, I once met up with an artist whom I absolutely adored. We shared a short but thorough journey in shedding the truths about human existence and uncovering life's greatest philosophy. He taught me everything I knew and was such a great influence to me. I memorised all that he spoke and it formed the core of my beliefs. One morning, I woke up and realised that I adored him to the extent that I wanted not to be like him, but to be him... kinda doppelgänger-ish.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In