LUST LIST 2023: Katherine McManus

She/Her • Pansexual

Katherine McManus

What neighborhood do you live in?

Grant Park

How long have you lived in Atlanta?

My whole lite

How long are you planning to live in Atlanta? (Choices) Never Moving, ATL is temporary, or Determined to move at some point

Never Moving

Where are you from originally?


What do you do to pay the bills (occupation)?

Animator / 3D Artist / AR creator

What are your passions in life?

My passions are food, art, 70s architecture, affordable housing, community outreach, new technology and authenticity.

What are your hobbies?

I enjoying trying new recipes, creating other worlds in 3d, watching anime, reading science fiction, watching drama channels on youtube, listening to the Planet Money Podcast, also the TMG and podcast, and making to do lists in my bullet journal.

Who is your celebrity crush?

Bad Bunny and Florence Pugh

What is your ideal first date?

Dinner and then some sort of activity, like playing games at joystick or bowling. Starlight Drive In is also a great choice because you can bring dinner and make commentary while you watch and it’s not condemned.

What is your favorite quality about yourself?

Being comfortable with who i am.

What is the most important quality in a partner, in your opinion?

Emotional intelligence

What is your favorite thing to do in Atlanta?

Trying new restaurants with friends or a picnic at the park.

Which do you prefer? (Choices)Going out. I’m a social butterfly; Staying in. The Joy of Missing Out (JOMO) is my life.; or Depends on my mood.

Depends on my mood.

Spirituality (Choices) Religion; Astrology; Both; None; Other


How do you prefer to flirt? (Choices) Call; Text; Email; DM; In Person; Other

Literally any way works for me

What are your guilty pleasures?

youtube drama channels !!! I don’t even know who some of the people i’m learning about are but i LOVE it

What are your favorite bars and restaurants in ATL?

MF sushi, beetlecat, la fonda, little trouble, revery, the locals wings (rip)

What’s your least favorite food?

ranch dressing unless it’s homemade.

What’s your favorite food?


Which is more your speed? (Choices) Run a family 5K on Thanksgiving morning; Make 5 mimosas for friends and fam on Thanksgiving morning; All of the above

Make 5 mimosas for friends and fam on Thanksgiving morning

What 3 things would you want on a deserted island?

a boat, a fishing net, gasoline.

Exercise is... (Choices) Extremely important and takes priority over my schedule; Important, working out at least 3-5 days a week; I get my steps, but I’m not hitting the gym; What is exercise?

Important, working out at least 3-5 days a week

How do you prefer to travel? (Choices) Road trip; Fly

Road trip

Where is your dream vacation destination?

tokyo or bali!

black:What are your top 3 Bucket List items?

own a home (in this economy? lol), travel to every continent and doing what makes me happy. are those items?

How do you meet people in Atlanta? (Choices) At a bar; At work; Dating Apps; Social Media; Other

At a bar, At work, Social Media

My ideal person...

Trustworthy, emotionally intelligent, artistic, silly, kind, close personal relationships.

What is one thing you’ve always wanted to do, but probably won’t?

own a home

Sports... (Choices) Hell yeah!; Hell no!; Indifferent