Homeless dating service
(He bought his i Phone outright and pays monthly for service, using a shelter’s address for his bill and piggybacking on free Wi-Fi when he can.) He makes money by selling the paintings on e Bay through a third-party seller.
The seller has the legitimacy of a physical address and a good track record, which Robert can’t prove for himself.
He was born in Houston, and came to Vegas hoping to strike it rich.
When that didn’t happen, he defected cross-country to Brooklyn, determined to make it as a full-time artist.
But, he admits, “The methadone I take to kick my dope habit kills my sex drive.” The fact that Robert is homeless doesn’t come up during these hookups — verification of a permanent address is not a typical topic of first-date chit-chat.