Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
A friend once said to me, "That's you, Emil: always thinking."
Another friend of mine who's known me for many years once said,
"Looking at everything from a million angles? That's just Emil."
That probably sums me up about as well as anything.
(Almost) everything interests me. I've been known to simultaneously
believe contradictory things, and I've also been known to have huge
shifts of perspective that make me change everything in my life.
However, I think I'm starting to settle down a little (not a lot) -
there are some things that I find I always like in my life, and I'm
learning to cultivate them better to weather the changes. That
said, some of the things I thought were forever weren't, so I keep
an open mind and try not to grasp.
Before you think I spend all my time living in my head, having a
body is way awesome. Dancing and walking and biking and all the
other great stuff you can only do with a body are high on my list.
What I’m doing with my life
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Working a pretty intense nerd job that eats up a lot of my brain
capacity during the week and getting in my fun on the weekends. Fun
might be dancing or gardening or playing games (board, card, or
video) or watching a movie or something else. Regardless, there's
no end to the learning and growing, and I'm trying to be in less of
a rush about those things.
I’m really good at
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nerd stuff, playing it cool, making a good impression, doctoring up
bachelor chow, remembering weird trivia I've read/heard,
remembering weird non-trivial things I've read/heard.
The first things people usually notice about me
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The first thing I know people notice is my name, but I don't know
about anything else. I get lots of compliments on my t-shirts.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I've heard it was John Lee Hooker who said that there were two
kinds of music, good and bad. I subscribe to that philosophy in
music and pretty much everywhere else. I'll give anything a shot
once, and most stuff twice; trying new things is as important to me
as enjoying old favorites, so I particularly love getting
introduced to other people's old favorites.
A few things that have been getting a lot of play at the
- Trees and East of West have been blowing my mind.
- I've been revisiting some of my favorite 90's hip hop, everything
from De La Soul to Smif-n-Wessun. Today looks like Mood and Black
Star, because I just want those Hi Tek beats!
- This song is a guaranteed mood shifter and booty shaker for me,
plus it has one of Santigold's hottest verses:
- I started Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates on vacation a
few weeks ago and can't wait to make the time to finish it.
- I love cartoons and think Adventure Time is one of the best
things ever. Also have a lot of love for Rick and Morty, Gravity
Falls, and the Lucas Bros.
- On near-constant overload from all of the delicious food Portland
has on offer.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
everything. I'd delete the "about" if they'd let me and leave it at
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
dancing like there's ass in my pants, watching cartoons with my
lady or movies or Starcraft or who knows what with other friends. I
used to spend a lot of Friday nights at my local, but I moved
across the river and it shut down a few weeks later. Need to find a
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'm poly and live with my primary partner, a_bean_in_pdx
, which continues to be
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