42bens
22 Pittsburgh, PA
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My self-summary
B.D. here. I bike around Pittsburgh most days. Used to be a Sunday School teacher until I got too queer lol. I'm the telefundraiser that calls your parents at dinner time. And I write for The Pittiful News, Pitt's satire newspaper. I like various forms of rock, picking up trivia, and puns. Hit me up if you want to talk about gender/queer stuff, meet up for coffee, or whatnot, I'll get back to you. Looking for insane *and* high maintenance.

they/their/them, please!
What I’m doing with my life
Finishing up the Jewish Studies Certificate at U of Pitt. Hoping to find work at the intersection of Jews and Queers, naturally. I work 25 hrs a week asking old people for money. Done some acting and improv, done some singing with the Men's Choir here; we toured to Belguim, Amsterdam, and Paris last year, got to perform in the Notre Dame! Ended on a high note in Italy. (Actually it was a low note, but you get it. Ugh)
I’m really good at
getting stuff happening/done at the last minute. "Yes, anding." Finding a way to enjoy any situation. Equanimity in hell, as they say. Back massage. Been playing a wicked chess game these days, since we have 4 boards at the apartment!
The first things people usually notice about me
The beard and dress combo, I guess, but the odd pop-culture references and puns aren't far behind.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Postmodernism and Absurdism. Harry Potter, Stephen King, Princess Bride, Hitchhiker's Guide, Song of Ice and Fire, John Dies at the End, Kurt Vonnegut, Trumpet, Lemony Snicket

Movies: Back to the Future, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Sucker Punch, Princess Bride, Jumanji, Rocky Horror Picture Show

Shows: Adventure Time, Community, Rick & Morty, Arrested Development, Heroes, Parks/Rec, Walking Dead, Battlestar Galactica, B5, Thrones -comma- Game of, Twin Peaks, Broad City, Rebels

Music: I have 226 gigs (100.5 days) of music, always looking for more, and no quality filter.
Barenaked Ladies, Electric Light Orchestra, Vampire Weekend, Massive Attack, horn sections, synthpop, Tribe Called Quest

Musicals: Next to Normal, Dr. Horrible, In the Heights, Guys and Dolls, Very Potter Musical

Podcasts: Thrilling Adventure Hour, Stuff You Should Know, Alohomora (find the episode that I was on!), This American Life, Zenprov, Welcome to Night Vale, If I Were You

Comics: I Hate FairyLand, Walking Dead, Rat Queens,

Food: Dr. Pepper, Pineapple Pizza, Fancy Sauce, Watermelon Hookah
The six things I could never do without
My sight
Awesome people
Enthusiasm
Volare (My Bike)
Jews
Improv
I spend a lot of time thinking about
thinking. How to end my novel about time travel and cats.
Gender.
On a typical Friday night I am
Wherever you want me to be :P

Nah, but chilling with good tree and great people, maybe the late night improv show at Pitt, or the Floyd light show.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm genderqueer/non-binary (anything but 'he' pronouns), so you'll often find me in a dress and beard. I end up doing it to beat the dysphoria, but also for the deconstruction of gender roles, and as a fashion statement. I'd like to find someone who likes a GQ who's not trying to pass as anything but themself. (Matching dress date? You wear the tux date?) Totally hit me up about it, I'll give you the tumblr link.
You should message me if
You have a any rare Pepe's.
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