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29 Brooklyn, NY Man


I’m looking for

  • Women who like men
  • Ages 21–99
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My Details

Last Online
Today – 4:50am
6′ 3″ (1.91m)
Body Type
Mostly anything
Leo, and it’s fun to think about
Graduated from university
Politics / Government
Relationship Status
Relationship Type
Doesn’t have kids
English, Spanish (Poorly)

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My self-summary
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I come from a small town on Lake Ontario. When I was 2 years old, my brother taught me how to sing "Goodbye Blue Skies." And when I was 15 we moved on to Social Distortion. Snowstorms, thunderstorms, and a cup of coffee make me feel at home. And that's my life story.

I'm a community/political organizer by trade, so I talk to people all day for a living. I also do some research and coordinate large events with other people. I think that's the best way of describing it. Basically, I help good people win things that they want.

I want to meet people who are burning with something - people who have something they care about, who feel joy and pain and everything in between. People who don't pretend to understand what it means to be alive, and are trying to create something in their lives right now.

My top critique of this site is that there should be a section called "What I would like to learn about the most right now." That would be something I would want to know about you. To kick it off, I will start with this: the history of political protest in post-industrial societies in Europe and North America, what "the kids" are listening to these days, and I would like to learn more about physics - generally.
What I’m doing with my life
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Organizer/politico. In my spare time you can find me burning through books from the library, checking out new neighborhoods, meeting people, seeing art and music, and listening to John Shaefer of WNYC on my 1980s bedroom radio as much as possible. Or, babysitting my nephew.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Getting deals at the farmers' market (I used to work on a farm because I'm small town like that.) Shooting free throws (Yes, I practiced every day in the cold until my fingers turned blue and I could make 20 in a row while trying to win the city contest for 12-13 year-olds which yes I did win and nothing changed after), and Purple Rain on karaoke night (this is my song and I'm very serious about it).
The first things people usually notice about me
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Tall, eye contact, or the sound of my voice saying "hello."
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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"Information is not knowledge, knowledge is not wisdom, wisdom is not truth, truth is not beauty, beauty is not love, love is not music. Music is the best." (FZ)

Everything. But as the saying goes, it doesn't mean anything unless it has guts, heart, and that swing.

Since you asked, okcupid, the top artists/groups on my playlist right now are: The show New Sounds in WNYC, Whatever-The-Fuck I can find on Youtube at the moment, Yo La Tengo, Pearl and the Beard, Bjork, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Roomful of Teeth, and Steve Reich. Full disclosure: I think that new Ryan Adams' song actually kicks it... but mostly because of the Princeton Reverb sound.

I try to balance fiction and non-fiction. This keeps my brain from devouring itself. I just re-read To Kill A Mockingbird, and I also just went through a book of science fiction shorts selected by Ray Bradbury and Alfred Hitchcock. Other than that, the best books I've read recently are Stoner by John Williams, and A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan. Favorites: Murakami, Alexie, Hemmingway, and Brautigan when everything gets too real...

When I was in Amsterdam last month I saw Boyhood, which really moved me. I've also been recently impressed by Her, Gone Girl, and one other one that I can't think of right now. I heard Twin Peaks was coming back?

Middle Eastern, Northern Indian cuisines are my jam. When I cook, I will try to put fresh ginger in everything I can, though. Just a warning in case you ever experience my cooking.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My voice. Large bodies of water. Space to breathe. Books. Something to play music with. And, of course, other people.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How all human belief systems are inventions, so we should try to take ourselves much less seriously. And maintain an open mind. In reality, we all know very little...

For instance, we currently have no clue about:
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
If I'm home: Taking a bath after a busy week, nursing a beer, and listening to episodes of New Sounds on WNYC.

If I'm out: Seeing some music or a film, or getting drinks. You know, ballin' hard.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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...I actually love basketball.

Seriously though, I'll admit anything if you ask. Life is too short, and we don't have time to hide things from each other. Plus, it's better when we don't.
You should message me if
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...that's just what you want to do. If you say the right thing, I might even be your short-term pen pal.

We should meet if: you want to talk, compare notes, or share/explore something - a story, a place... I'm a big fan of tea, coffee, and walks with new people.