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FerrisBaxterian

28 M Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA

My Details

Last Online
Yesterday – 10:51am
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
5′ 10″ (1.78m)
Body Type
A little extra
Diet
Mostly anything
Smokes
No
Drinks
Rarely
Drugs
Never
Religion
Agnosticism, but not too serious about it
Sign
Gemini, but it doesn’t matter
Education
Job
Income
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids
Pets
Speaks
English (Fluently)

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My self-summary
While I grew up in a town of small to moderate size in Northern Manitoba, I always felt like a city kid (I attribute this to a youthful mininterpretation of tone in Catcher in the Rye). Moved to Winnipeg for school and work. Spent a bit of time in cottage country Ontario (I like to Kayak, which is out of character for me, but I do enjoy it).

Addicted to movies and reading film news and criticism (note that I'm one note, merely one note in online template form).

There is more, but it feels to jumbled and unfocused to put in tiny box format. I guess nerdy/geek who is, at times, funny (no braggart).

Trying my hardest in the exercise department, so I will look more mental nerd than deplorable physical geek.
What I’m doing with my life
Odd-jobs mainly. Enough to keep me in books, movies and camera lenses for the time being. I'd love to do promotion/acquisition for a film distributor.
I’m really good at
wearing glasses (I've had many years of practice so I can pull off Nasa Scientist/forgettable member of HUAC panel convincingly) driving a car for long distances with minimal stops, arguing points that aren't my own, maintaining a level of film knowledge that is a strange concoction of impressive/compulsive/useless and, seemingly, exponential (think Tetsuo at the end of Akira, or don't). Also random pop cult. references from late 80's and 90's.
The first things people usually notice about me
I really don't know, I feel like anything I put would be pure speculation; however, I now feel a strong urge to ask randoms this in the future. I think 'he walks, basically, in a straight line' might be an initial, almost unnoticed, observation one might make. And maybe five minutes later 'he's a conversational jack-of-all-trades' (ugg, that just sounds obnoxiously self assured).
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Mainly Fiction, sometimes non (and if so usually essays on varied topics rather than a singular one).

Anything by -
Haruki Murakami (Norwegian Wood, Kafka on the Shore, Sputnik Sweetheart, Hardboiled Wonderland and the End of the World)
Julian Barnes (Metroland, Flaubert's Parrot, Arthur and George, Talking is Over)
Kazuo Ishiguro (The Remains of the Day, Never Let Me Go)
George Orwell (1984, Down and Out in Paris and London)
Bryan Lee O'Malley (Scott Pilgrim Series, Lost at Sea)

Individual Books: The French Lieutenant's Woman, Submarine, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, and much more.

I also feel like, superficially, I should be a big sci-fi/fantasy fan, but I'm not.

Movies: A Clockwork Orange, Amelie, Alien, Attack the Block, The Apartment, Chungking Express, Crazy, Stupid, Love, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Brick, Punch Drunk Love, The Brothers Bloom, Drive, Hot Fuzz, The Red Riding Trilogy, Kill Bill, The Host, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Shaun of the Dead, Let the Right One In, Suspiria, The Night of the Hunter, Rushmore, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Kick-Ass, Something Wild, Submarine, Lost in Translation, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, In the Loop, Manhattan, Disco Pigs, The Vicious Kind

Shows: Breaking Bad, Fresh Meat, Peep Show, Community, Spaced, Misfits, Firefly, Mad Men, Parks and Recreation, Fringe, State of Play, The X-Files, The It Crowd, Clone High, The Inbetweeners, Adventure Time, Freaks and Geeks, Black Mirror or anything with Charlie Brooker, Stella, Twin Peaks, Plebs, Shameless

Also something that EVERYONE with ears that hear should listen to is The Thrilling Adventure Hour podcast.

Music: Against Me!, Beirut, Sufjan Stevens, Metric, Talking Heads, Joy Division, Osker, Nada Surf, Arcade Fire, Gogol Bordello, Sigur Ros, Phoenix, Spoon, Chvrches, New Order, Phoenix, Iggy Pop, Modest Mouse, Saves the Day, Feist, Matt & Kim, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Weezer, Crystal Castles, Haim, Beach House

Food: anything without cheese (I don't know why, apparently this is a social hinderance on par with a gluten allergy)
The six things I could never do without
1) Glasses for Vision
2) Books
3) Films/Movies
4) Camera
5) Bike cycle
6) Civil Discourse and Devil's Advocacy
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Films. I wish there were more. Occasionally about where I'd like to go in this here world.
On a typical Friday night I am
Usually at the theatre. Other than that it's all pretty wild card.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Can knit. No really private, but I don't go around with needles in my back pocket or anything.
I’m looking for
  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 23–31
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating
You should message me if
-you like the written word
-travel
-photography
-cycling/kayaking
-want to teach me how to rock climb
-you love to watch and talk about films - any pop, obscure, foreign or indie (if that exists anymore- mumblecore maybe, I guess, ick).
-You love "The Thrilling Adventure Hour'' (because I mean you really should)
- you know how to reciprocate messages