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Occupation adventure epidemiologist and Korea specialist
Location Seoul/Orange County/Honolulu, South Korea
Introduction Nate is a former newscaster and sometime journalist, Korean Studies specialist, current doctoral grad student in public health, professional writer and editor, Yonsei alumnus, UCI alumnus, lover not a fighter, Gen-Xer, 1980s pop music aficionado, 5K-per-day runner, fast walker, hiker, temporary permanent resident of Hawaii, Seoul slumlord, California native straight out of Compton, Orange County "native" with a Seth Cohen personality but not a Seth Cohen trust fund, national parks visitor, former Disneyland employee, former UPS employee who still has the uniform and plots ways to abuse that fact, amateur photographer and cinematographer, Mac enthusiast, uncle of several and cousin of many, semi-professional blogger, contrarian scourge, lifelong "Orange Dog Democrat" (Dem from OC) who distrusts other Democrats, ordained minister, eater of oatmeal, onetime student of Japanese who can still put together sentences based on knowledge of Korean, world traveler, frequent flier, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf preferred customer, lover of all things Italian, filial son, frequent visitor of Japan and Hong Kong, and driver of an LPG Kia minivan. Email me.
Interests news, Korea, Japan, Italy, Hawaii, hiking, travel, movies, snorkeling, running, Macintosh, camping in places that are too cold for human comfort
Favorite Movies Into the Night, The Sure Thing, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Stand By Me, Shawshank Redemption, Hunt for Red October, Awakenings
Favorite Music Prince, 1999
Favorite Books One Hundred Years of Solitude, iBook, MacBook Pro, The Truth (with jokes), America: The Book

What reason do you have to believe the earth is flat?

When you put things on the ground, they don't roll away.