Tom Vellner is a staff writer at BuzzFeed. He lives in New York.

His work has also appeared on VICE, Thrillist, The Toast, Refinery29, Backstage, and more. He graduated cum laude from Boston University with a B.S. in journalism.

A few of his favorite things: horror movies, live music, everything bagels, and grammar, particularly the Oxford comma. You can find him smiling at dogs on the street.

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