Skola (skola) wrote in college_swank,

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obligatory introduction post, or, why the hell am I here?

well, I was browsing random user infos and I realized I had a few people who'd friended me who I'd never friended back (I'm sorry, Rob! It's been too long and we should catch up, etc), and I figured this would be a fascinating way to meet new people. So without further ado, the obligatory intro post:

1. Name: Gil, also known as Skola, Noam, Jesus, Tophat and other things
2. Gender: nominally male
3. Birthdate: umm, April 9, I believe
4. Hometown: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Philly
6. College: Lehigh University
7. Major(s): Theater and Religion Studies with several unidentified minors

8. Number: 23
9. Breakfast Cereal: umm, haven't eaten in years
10. TV Show: see above, but probably Due South
11. Sport: Caber Toss
12. Movie: 4 way tie, Princess Bride, Boondock Saints, Pump Up The Volume, Six String Samurai
13. Magazine: Asleep By Dawn
14. Sunday Comic: ummm, don't read comics unless they're Something Positive or similar
15. Color: any and all (slightly color blind)
16. Season: all of them
17. Bands/Singers: Concrete Blonde, Covenant, And One, Apoptygma Berzerk, Wolfsheim, :wumpscut:, haujobb, hocico, Nitzer Ebb, Project Pitchfork, Icon of Coil, Cruxshadows, Dulce Liquido, Assemblage 23, Beborn Beton, bauhaus, Kaveret, Hagashash HaKhiver, Bow Ever Down, Klone, Stromkern, Neuroticfish, Funker Vogt, Front 242, Razed in Black, VNV Nation, suture seven, Negative Format, Noise Unit, Noisex, Switchblade Symphony, Depeche Mode, Siouxsie and the Banshees, XPQ-21, The Cure, The Smiths/Morrissey, Dupont, KOMPRESSOR, and many others (I'm a professional DJ, sorry)
18. Type of Music: I'll do anything, but my preferences are in the goth/industrial scene or the Israeli folk or 60s Italian pop
19. Place to Hang Out: anywhere
20. TV Channel: don't watch TV
21. Fast Food: something I cook meself
22. Restaurant: Dempsey's (24 hour diner near my school, because they're the only place open after tech rehearsal ends)
23. Board Game: Cranium, Abalone, Cathedral, Quarto, Anagrams
24. Books/Plays: Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler, The Alien Blood trilogy by Joan D. Vinge, Hope for the Flowers by Trina Paulus, and I'm going to end it here, because otherwise the list is going to be longer than the music list (I'm a total bookworm, if you want to know more, contact me directly)
25. Favorite Subjects: anything not in the hard sciences I enjoy
26. Beverages: teas, hot chocolates, milkshakes, smoothies, anything I can make on my own
27. Website:
29. Actress/actor: Hmmm....
30. Best way to say hello: "heya"
31. What is your computer's wallpaper background: pic from an old photo shoot I was in, really nice woods shot
32. Choose any celebrity to describe yourself: Teodore Herzl
33. What do you hate the most? Neonazis, but they're fun to hunt
34. If you were stuck on a deserted island, what would you take? a hatchet
35. Describe yourself in one word: Skola
36. Your Strengths: loyal, intelligent, stubborn, skolaly, insane
37. Your Weaknesses: stubborn, distant, half dead emotionally (still reeling from the death of my fiance more than two years ago)
38. AIM SN: GilCnaan or DJ Skola
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