How about we… go see "Annie Hall" on the big screen at the Film Forum.
How about we… go to the exhibit about Weegee, the first real grisly NYC tabloid photographer. (Open through September.)
How about we… go see "As You Like It" at Shakespeare in the Park (showing at 8 p.m. most days until June 30).
Favorite punctuation mark:
The em-dash -- because I'm big on pausing for effect.
How to contact me if you're paying for HowAboutWe:
Email me at davidintheam[at]gmail[dot]com.
An awesome place I've visited:
The New York Times employee cafeteria.
My perfect Sunday:
Get the newspaper and go to the bagel place for a couple hours. Well, that's what I do now, anyway. It would be better if I had someone to share it with.
My life history in 5 sentences or fewer:
I'm a Jew from Austin, TX. I moved away to New Jersey for college, where I majored in Religious Studies, but accidentally became a journalist. Now they pay me the big bucks. I work in NYC, but live a little ways into NJ, which is a better place than you think it is. (well... my part of it is, anyway)
My first concert / My dream concert:
When I was 13 or so I went to see a local musician called Bob Schneider in a small venue. There was a mini-fridge on stage stocked with ice cream sandwiches. He gave me one from the stage.
Obscure knowledge I possess:
Signs for hot dog and taco are among the more obvious differences between the Texan and Chicagoan "accents" of American Sign Language.
A story you should remind me to tell you on our first date:
How I took down the (former) president of my alma mater.
I secretly want to be:
A space explorer!
I want to be with someone who wants to be:
I want to be with someone realistic enough to desire wealth -- but generous and compassionate enough that they dream more about what causes they'd support than what vacation they'd take.
One thing my mother would want you to know about me:
I texted her to ask. Her reply: "When he was three, he sang 'Things are always changing / So don't be sad and blue / Change can make you happy / Because it brings you something new' to dinner guests who were talking about remodeling projects for their aging parents."
I want to come home to: