Comic book author, horror movie and lit connoisseur, medieval European martial arts enthusiast, master of useless trivia, walking encyclopedia of Cult movies, collector of monster toys, terrible cook. Just got out of a 12 year relationship a year ago and ready to start dating again. I'm very modern and progressive, but also totally OLD-SCHOOL when it comes to relationships. I am the Anti-Player.
I value honor and honesty above all else, so this is going to be a warts-n'-all type of profile. You can be assured that pictures of me are recent and that my age is correct. What you see is what you get. I'm chunky but losing weight, thanks to a healthy diet (fruits and veggies are a wonderful thing) and daily exercise. I will, however, never be skinny, so if rail-thin pretty boys are your thing, I ain't your guy.
People describe me as mellow, easy-going, openly affectionate (I'm a big hugger), a good listener (people tend to call me when they're in crisis) honest and loyal (sometimes to a fault). On the down-side, I can be obsessive, stubborn and spacey (that would be my ADD), with a tendency to live inside my own head or with my nose in a book. I also grew up on George Carlin and Richard Pryor, so it's a given that I'm a bit of a god-damned fuckin' potty mouth.
I've been a freak/mutant/misfit/outsider all of my life and usually have difficulty connecting to people who aren't at least a little "weird" themselves.
I'm a sucker for brainy women. Intelligence is a MUST and creativity a huge plus. Body-wise I like everything from androgynous women with slim, boyish bodies to women with curvy, zaftig figures and everything in between. I guess I just like women in general, and personality is more important to me than body-type. I'm just lucky in that respect. If I like you, I'm going to like your body.
I'm a book person whose home looks like a library (and it functions as one for my friends).
If you have kids, don't sweat it - I love kids. I don't have any of my own, but friend's kids adore me and I love 'em to bits.
I love animals. I'm a "cat person" but ADORE dogs as well. If you don't love or at least *like* critters I don't even want to know you. Seriously.
Politically, I'm what would be considered on the "far Left" of the American political spectrum (in Europe I'd be in the center). I'm a Democratic Socialist, a registered Green and always vote third party. I'm reluctant to call myself a "Liberal", since being a Liberal these days evidently means supporting drone killings, indefinite detention, torture and warrant-less wiretapping. To me, "Democrat" and "Republican" are just brand choices, like Coke or Pepsi: either way you basically get the same thing and they're both bad for you.
Religion-wise I'm a Gnostic Christian with Valentinian leanings. Confused? Yeah, that's why I usually just say "Christian", although I'm probably not like any Christian you've ever met. I believe in science, for one thing. I believe in evolution, am stridently PRO-CHOICE, pro-marriage equality and, since I take the Bible very seriously, do not take it LITERALLY. I believe in Freedom of Religion, the very heart of which is freedom *from* religion. You know those folks who think Jesus rode around on dinosaurs, hate on gay people and are pro-war and pro-death penalty? Yeah, I ain't one of them.
What am I looking for? A good-hearted, compassionate human being with a great sense of humor, a sense of honor and someone who, as a rule, doesn't play head-games. You love animals, are on the Left of the political spectrum, and respect the rights of others to live their lives free of societal constrictions. You don't have to be religious or even believe in God, but you have to have a sense of ethics or a code (preferably one that sees people not as a means to an end, but as an end in themselves).