Virgo, Isfj-t, type B personality, first-born on a Friday night

BA/Psychology, Minor/Creative Writing, MA/Education/Autism

Bands/Musicians: Violent Femmes, Everclear, David and the Citizens, Peter Murphy, The Notwist, The Dead Milkmen, Gin Blossoms, Blur, The Boxer Rebellion, The Rezillos, Pulley, Danzig, New Order, Pink Floyd, Placebo, Buzzcocks, The Raveonettes, The Shins, Soul Coughing, Stereolab, VNV Nation, Flowing Tears, Yuck, Arab Strap, Counting Crows

The Queens: D’arcy Wretzky, Suzanne Vega, Nico, Annie Lennox, Patti Smith, Stevie Nicks, Cher, Dolores O’Riordan, Ann & Nancy Wilson, Alison Mosshart, Chrissie Hynde, Sinead O’Connor

Celebrity Husbands: Paul Rudd, Charlie Day, Seth MacFarlane, Jimmi Simpson, Johnny Knoxville, Jake Johnson, Brent Morin, Adam Scott, Hank Azaria, Trey Parker, Adrien Brody

Movies: Spider Baby, House on Haunted Hill (1959), Daisies, May, Jug Face, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Drop Dead Fred, The Neverending Story 1 & 2, The Similars, The Fall, Lo, Legend, Dark Crystal, Poltergeist trilogy, Empire Records, A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, Possession (1981), Synecdoche NY, Madhouse, Heavenly Creatures, Carnival of Souls, Hardware, all Hellraiser, John Wick, Alfred Hitchcock, Jordan Peele, Riddick, Mel Brooks, Christopher Guest, Wes Anderson, and James Wan

Authors: Neil Gaiman, Paulo Coelho, Charles Bukowski, Billy Collins, W. B. Yeats, Virginia Woolf, Philip K. Dick, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, T. S. Eliot, Jasper Fforde, Ernest Hemingway, Haruki Murakami, Ezra Pound, Salman Rushdie, J. D. Salinger, Dr. Seuss, Shel Silvertein, Hunter S. Thompson, Sylvia Plath, Kurt Vonnegut, Leo Tolstoy, R. L. Stine

Television: all Williams Street, true crime, classic MTV/MTV2 programming, anything w/David Mitchell & Robert Webb, The Orville, 6ft Under, Will & Grace, Animaniacs, Freakazoid, The Simpsons, Star Trek: TNG, Battlestar Galactica (2004), Becker, Friends, Frasier, Married With Children, It’s Always Sunny…, South Park, American Dad, Those Who Can’t, David the Gnome, The Twilight Zone (and all in same vein), Flight of the Conchords, My So-Called Life, marine/nature documentaries, sketch comedy (KITH!), Summer Camp Island

Artists: Egon Schiele, Luis Royo, Marianne Stokes, Oswaldo Guayasamin, David Ho, Gregory Crewdson, Raffi Cavoukian, John William Waterhouse, Don Hertzfeldt, Sarah Moon, Salvadore Dali, HR Giger, Vincent Van Gogh, Ralph Steadman, Edvard Munch, Gustav Klimt, Dorothea Tanning, Fred Rogers, Henri Matisse, Hieronymus Bosch, Maila Nurmi, Parke Harrison, Alex Grey, Luke Chueh, Jim Henson, Christian Schloe, Peter Nevins, Federico Beltrán-Masses, AJ Frena, Sonja Barbaric, Remedios Varo, Dave Lebow

Food: jelly toast, soup, cheese, stuffed shells, black olives, all squashes

Miscellaneous Loves: rocks, the possibility of ghosts, psychology, psychedelics, moths

Karaoke: 4 Non Blondes “What’s Up?”

First concert: 1996–Green Day & Superdrag

When I was a child, I wanted to grow up to be Janeane Garofalo or Lisa Loeb. For a short time in my twenties, I was Natalie Imbruglia.

I hate magic and birds.

In my free time, I enjoy reading, painting screenshots of The Simpsons, maintaining my writing blog, restoring furniture, catching up on important films/tv of the past, playing with my animals, photographing famous graves, creating my own greeting cards, and constructing terrarium hell-scapes of my lucid dreams.

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