Tuesday, July 5, 2011

About Adrian

Self-Portrait Aug 2010

I'm usually asked the same questions when I meet someone new. So I figured why not just put them all in one place.
One stop shop.

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions I get.


What do you do?
Since 2003 I've been working full time for a company down by Wall Street doing office things. Also, since 2009 I run a blog (Genderfun.com) and do photography on the side (TransformPhotos.com).

Where are you from?
I was born in Uruguay. I lived in Florida before moving to NY.

When did you move to NY?
I moved to NY in Oct 2002.

Where in NY do you live?
Brooklyn.

Do you speak another language other than English?
Spanish

How old are you?
I was born in April 1979.

What do you do for fun?
Watch YouTube videos, read, watch TV, stroll in the city, relax on a park bench, eat cheese sticks...oh and sex, drugs, and rock n roll.

November 2011 self-portrait

What school did you go to?
I didn't finished college but I did complete beauty school years ago.

Do you have family in New York?
No.

Do you have any brothers and sisters?
I have an older brother and a younger sister.

Are you single?
yes

What's your favorite food?
Sushi

Do you have any hobbies?
I enjoy photography. I hope to combine www.Genderfun.com and www.Transfromphotos.com into one in the future.

Pool or Beach?
I could spend all day in and around a Pool. I only like the beach during twilight.

Do you have any pets?
I have a betta fish named Picasso.

picasso

Who is your favorite Artist?
Salvador Dali

Who is your favorite Musical Artist or Band?
I like a wide range of music depending on my mood. If you put my iTunes in alphabetical order by first name you'll see that Mariah Carey and Marilyn Manson are next to each other.

Who is your favorite Author?
I don't have a favorite but I've enjoyed some books by Malcolm Gladwell.

Who were your heros growing up?
Joseph Campbell and Carl Sagan. I've also enjoyed Dr Wayne Dyer and Benny Hill
:-)

Who is your favorite actor?
Dustin Hoffman

Who is your favorite actress?
Meryl Streep

What is your favorite film?
Tootsie

Test Shot

What do you watch on TV?
Family Guy, The Walking Dead, Sex and the City, Oprah: Season 25, Two Fat Ladies, No Reservations w/ Anthony Bourdain, Rupaul's Drag Race, whatever catches my eye on Discovery or History Channel.

Do you like Fashion?
I like design, but I can never remember the names of designers or how "important" they are supposed to be.

What is something people might be surprised to know about you?
I assisted with an autopsy when I was in my early 20s and I enjoyed the experience of seeing and feeling the inside of a body. It reminded me of spending time in my dad's meat market when growing up.

Can you cook?
I can make an ok meal, but presented with the option of having a personal chef or having to cook myself, I'd take the chef.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
In the future.


Below are a few things I've enjoyed in the past:

Activities I've enjoyed:

Kayaking in the Hudson River
Skydiving
Attending the Opera
Watching Broadway Shows
Ice Skating in Bryant Park
Bike Riding in Central Park
Riding the Staten Island Ferry (IT'S FREE)

Occasions I've enjoyed:

Invasion of the Pines, Fire Island
NYC Pride Parade (marched and also been a spectator)
NYC Blackout of 2003
New Orleans, Southern Decadence
Auditioned for American Idol in Drag
Interviewed Dolly Parton
Interviewed Rupaul
Pillow Fight NYC


Places I've enjoyed:

Key West
Disney World
Universal Studios
Catalina Island
Guggenheim Museum
230 Fifth Avenue Lounge/Rooftop
Storm King