GET TO KNOW US
Aaron, an Australian import, plays for the Boston Demons, an Australian Rules Football club.
Favorite sport: Hockey
Favorite movie: Moonrise Kingdom
Cat lover: Dad to black cats Mowgli and Zara
Aili’s dream gift is a swimming pool, which may be easy to make happen since she never specified what size….
Favorite snack: plum candy
Favorite book: Grimms' Fairy Tales
Dream trip: Mars
Xan’s family owns land in Germany, where the village gallows once stood.
Favorite movie: The Graduate
Favorite animal: Red Panda
First job: Writing tutor
Both of Drea's arms bend backwards. Significantly.
Local watering hole: Creek Oyster Bar
Favorite band: Avett Brothers
Favorite country to visit: Italy
Contrary to popular belief, Andrew is sadly not heir to the Dolce & Gabbana fashion empire.
Favorite book: The Little Engine the Could
Favorite sport: Snow skiing
Favorite Film: Forrest Gump
The first time Ann-Marie flew on a plane she was six months old. The second time she flew on a plane she was 30.
Favorite movie:The Holiday
Dream trip:The Maldives
Favorite book:Night by Ellie Wiesel
With an arm span of over 6 feet, our Dutch transplant Anton can give some pretty big hugs
Favorite sports team: AZ Alkmaar
Favorite movie: Sen to Chihio no Kamikakushi (Spirited Away)
Favorite hobby: Photography
Ben doesn’t put effort into teaching his cats new tricks.
Toast order: Currently working through the menu
Favorite movie: City of God
Most played musician: In these last 3 months, according to last.fm it's Robyn
If you need a dance partner, Benn is the one to ask– he’s a swing & blues dancer.
Favorite movie: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
Favorite animal: Liger
Favorite book: The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
At one point, Brea played soccer for the Delhi state team.
Favorite snack: The many flavors of CHEEZ-ITS
Favorite movie: Zootopia
Favorite Book: The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman
Bryan is another resident Phish fan and a recovering attorney
Hidden talent:Still hidden, even to me
Favorite restaurant:Myers and Chang
Cara’s hobby is the art of combining mango salsa and hint of lime tostitos chips. YUM.
Favorite season: Hands down, summer
Favorite restaurant: Cook & Brown, Providence RI
Dream trip: Hawaii
Favorite movie: Almost Famous
Chris is made of ~60% water. The other ~40% is mostly nachos.
Favorite hobby: All manner of sports or competitive activities
Favorite movie: The Princess Bride
Favorite Restaurant: Conrads in Norwood. Phenomenal Steak Tips.
As one of the first thousand people on Pinterest, you could say Christine is a trendsetter.
Favorite bar: The Liberty
Favorite game: Banjo Kazooie N64
Favorite restaurant: The Beehive
Claire has a hidden talent for mini golfing, and catching confetti sticks – she snagged the one Matt & Kim threw into the air at Boston Calling
Dream trip: Australia
Favorite sports team: Real Madrid
Favorite hobby: Boxing
Colden was the Captain of Hamilton College’s rugby team.
Toast order: Breakfast burrito, no cilantro spread or salsa, steamed broccoli instead of home fries
Favorite hobby: Gaming
Favorite book: Ender's Game
Colin’s other job is being a Dorm Parent at a local high school.
Toast order: Drunkard's French Toast
Favorite film: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Favorite app: Endless Alphabet
Colin is a local rockstar. He was apart of a band that went on tour in Japan!
Favorite concert: Radiohead in St. Louis.
Favorite video game: GoldenEye 007 for N64
Favorite movie: Bottle Rocket
If you ever find yourself in need of a square dance partner, Danny’s your man.
Favorite game: Rummikub
Favorite concert: Radiohead in Mansfield, MA, Summer 2003
Favorite book: Paddle Your Own Canoe by Nick Offerman
David’s a master of change; he attended seven different schools between the 1st and 12th grades.
Hometown: Fuzhou, China
Toast order: Biscuits and Gravy
Favorite Band: Dream Theater
Eddy likes liquid dancing and listening to some death metal– just not both at the same time
Favorite app: Hype Machine
Favorite restaurant: Burgatory
Favorite book: Rant by Chuck Palahniuk
Eric is a collector of cheap, colorful Ray Ban knock-offs.
Favorite movie: Wedding Crashers
Favorite concert: Grizzly Bear at the Orpheum
Favorite person: Bill Murray
Guilty pleasure: Disco
Glen was the Undersea Prince in the Barnum & Bailey circus for a night.
Favorite concert: Going to JazzFest in New Orleans
Favorite app: Glympse
Favorite person: My wife, Susan. :)
Glenn, 'Master of Much at Intrepid', including IT, counts San Francisco as his favorite city he's visited so far.
Favorite movie: Shawshank Redemption
Least Favorite Technology: Shockwave Flash
Favorite Video Game: Rogue
If you ever watched seasons 3 and 4 of The Office with the Portuguese subtitles, you were reading Guilherme’s translations.
Favorite app: Vine
Favorite hobby: Trying to reach the utopian 'article zero' on my Feedly
Hidden talent:I speak fluent emoji
It's unclear why he ever tried, but Guy can clap with one hand.
Favorite team: Boston College hockey
Favorite hobby: Recording and mixing music
Favorite film: Finding Nemo
In-house romantic JR met his wife in Kindergarten.
Worst ever job: Busboy at Pewter Pot
Favorite team: Boston Red Sox
Favorite film: Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back
Jackie has a knack for picture framing.
Favorite hobby: Skiing
Favorite book: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Favorite city: Madrid
We heard Jeri’s planning a 3 week trip to backpack through Europe. Try to save room for us in your backpack!
Favorite app: the 'gram
Favorite bar: Lolita in Copley
Favorite city: Paris
Jim once jammed with world-famous cellist, Yo Yo Ma.
Favorite hobby: Music producing
First job: Paperboy
Favorite book: Kafka By The Shore by Haruki Murakami
Kathy harbors dreams of being a rockstar, so you might catch her practicing guitar.
Friday Night Dinner Location: Korean food in Allston
Favorite Band: The Airborne Toxic Event
Favorite Person: Stephen Colbert
One day, Kerry will be the proud owner of The War Rig from Mad Max: Fury Road. One day.
Favorite movie:Hunchback of Notre Dame
Favorite concert: Muse (just so many lasers)
Next time you hit up a Hard Rock Cafe, grab a glass for Kevin– he’s collecting glasses from every city that he’s visited.
Favorite hobby: Playing board/video games
Favorite bar: Backbar
Dream trip: Ireland
Rumor has it, Knar's second home is Saus.
Favorite city: Madrid
Favorite concert: Typhoon at Brighton Music Hall
Toast order: Good ol' original pancakes
Lalitha’s dream trip would include a stop at the Himalayas and a visit to the Egyptian pyramids. (Is there room for us in your suitcase, Lalitha?)
Favorite snack: Bhel puri
Favorite hobby: Singing
Favorite city: Zurich, Switzerland
Have you ever seen a person on a unicycle designing a mobile app? Neither have we. Maybe one day Lauren will show us how it’s done.
Favorite hobby: Oil painting
Favorite bar: DeLux Cafe
Favorite animal: Bernese Mountain dog
Lauren lived in Florence, Italy for four months!
Favorite band The XX
Favorite food: Chicken pot pie
Favorite book: My Sister's Keeper
Lindsay’s family is from an island called Åland.
Favorite movie: The Royal Tenenbaums
Favorite hobby: Photography
Favorite book: To Kill a Mockingbird
If you need a good laugh, stop by Madison’s desk. We suspect she has an extra funny bone.
Favorite concert:Lana Del Rey at Red Rocks, CO
Favorite person:Kristin Wiig
Mae is our resident Dutch-speaking, baritone saxophone player.
Favorite book: Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo
Favorite concert: David Francey in a barn in NH
Most prized possession: Cheese slicer from Holland
Had Mark not decided to study engineering, Mark would have gone to Art School.
Toast order: Waffle w/ bananas and a side of bacon
Favorite hobby: Anything that takes place outdoors
Favorite teams: Bruins/Patriots
Mark thoroughly enjoys the Wegmans brand boxed Mac ‘n’ Cheese, which costs $.33/box.
Local watering hole: Fuji
Favorite movie: The Dark Knight. The Joker makes that movie!
Favorite app: RunKeeper
In her spare time, Martha likes to knit for a company called “Sh*t That I Knit.”
Favorite book: Anna Karenina
Favorite animal: Ocelot. Obviously.
Favorite restaurant: Ribelle in Brookline
Matt has been to over 50 Phish concerts.
Favorite hobby: Playing guitar
Favorite film: Back to the Future
Favorite app: Tweetbot
マクシン は、日本研究を専攻しました so if you want to know more about that just ask Maxine!
Favorite movie: The Princess Bride
Favorite book: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Favorite city: Nagasaki, Japan
Don’t get on Maya’s bad side, she’s a black belt in training!
Favorite concert: Avenged Sevenfold in Bangor. There were many pyrotechnics.
Favorite game: Settlers of Catan
Favorite restaurant: Sweet Cheeks BBQ
Meghan beats the agents in solving the puzzles in Criminal Minds. Every time.
Favorite bar: Sonsie
Favorite concert: Mumford & Sons in Hyde Park, London
Favorite game: Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone Trivia Game
Pat plays many instruments, including drums, ukulele, bass, and the harmonica.
Favorite band: The Beatles, John Lennon is the best!
Favorite app: 1Password
Favorite movie: Wayne's World(Party time! Excellent!)
Paul dreams of learning how to fly an airplane. One day, Paul. One day.
Hidden talent: Juggling
Favorite animal: Ring Tailed Lemur
Dream gift: A game of catch whenever I want
Hula Hoop contest? Challenge accepted. And we are confident Paula will do circles around you.
Favorite season: Summer
Favorite sports team: Boca Juniors Argentinian Soccer
Favorite hobby: Short story writing
Did you see that? Me neither. Peter is so fast you won't see him coming..or going..or wait..
Dream trip: Geneva
Favorite book: The Martian
Favorite movie: Office Space
Phil is our newest resident hockey nut, but he’s the only one who played semi-pro Super Smash Bros 64.
Favorite book: The Sun Also Rises
Favorite movie: Anchorman
Favorite City: Boston
Though not our only colorblind designer, Rads didn’t discover she was colorblind until 8th grade.
Favorite movie:The Dark Knight
Favorite sports team:NY Giants
Rob geeks out over air shows and jets. High performance jets make awesome noises.
Favorite movie: The Fifth Element
Favorite sports team: Springfield Isotopes
Hobbies: Biking, reading, and crossword puzzles. But not all at once.
We wouldn’t be surprised if Russell forgot what a razor looks like. He hasn’t shaved since 2006.
Favorite movie: The Martian
Favorite restaurant: Friendly Toast
Favorite app: Spaceteam
You could say Ryan likes to be on the move: When you live in a sailboat, it’s hard not to be.
Favorite book: Accelerando by Charles Stross
Favorite city: Oslo, Norway
Favorite board game: Original Starcraft
Favorite movie: Primer
Stephen loves cats, and he has two: both are one-eyed cats.
Favorite bar:The Cellar
Favorite sports team:Springfield Isotopes
If you’re ever planning a getaway, Stephen’s your man. He hopes to one day visit the moon. Maybe you guys could head there?
Favorite hobby: bouldering
Favorite restaurant: Yume Wo Katare
Favorite book: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
If you’re ever in need of a killer 90’s R&B playlist, Tamara’s the one to ask.
Favorite band: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Favorite person: Grumpy Cat
Favorite movie: Wet Hot American Summer
It makes sense that Tetyana’s favorite app is google maps because she enjoys traveling and getting lost along the way.
Favorite city: Washington, DC
Dream trip: Brazil
Favorite movie: Angel A
Tong didn’t know how to ride a bicycle until he was sixteen.
Favorite city: Changchun in China
Favorite team: Boston Celtics
Worst job: Working at a sushi shop named Wasabi
Veronica doesn't know how to drive a car, but she does know how to make marshmallows from scratch.
Favorite restaurant: Au Pied du Cochon in Montreal
Most prized possesion: A cookbook with handwritten recipes from my family, friends, and former chefs.
Favorite movie: Breakfast at Tiffany's
Vincent is the proud owner of an original Optimus Prime Transformer: mint condition.
Favorite hobby: Jamming on the guitar as my wife plays classical music.
Favorite movie: The Blues Brothers
Favorite concert: Smashing Pumpkings Universal Amphitheater the night they announced they were breaking up.
Given that her favorite season is summer, it’s no wonder Xiaochen dreams of visiting sunny Santorini.
Favorite movie:Home Alone