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LV421

28 M Brooklyn, NY

My Details

Last Online
Online now!
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
5′ 11″ (1.80m)
Body Type
Skinny
Diet
Mostly anything
Smokes
Sometimes
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Sometimes
Religion
Atheism, but not too serious about it
Sign
Libra, but it doesn’t matter
Education
Graduated from masters program
Job
Art / Music / Writing
Income
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Mostly monogamous
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids, and doesn’t want any
Pets
Likes dogs and likes cats
Speaks
English (Fluently), Spanish (Poorly), Indonesian (Poorly)

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My self-summary
I'm from the midwest, a boy of the burbs. Did stints with AmeriCorps here and there. I'm approaching almost 2 years in New York after moving east from New Orleans for a grad school journalism degree (i've graduated and am now...impecunious and sad)

So I'm kind of an anxious person, but can occasionally be seen laid-back. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROOEsYT6zkw.) I probably over-think things, which is helpful (and kinda charming) in my position: writing. I can cook alright, but I don't know how to bake. I love music, but don't dance. Still nerdy. Maybe weird. I like sports. In a Grantland way. I'm totally nice. And travels well.
What I’m doing with my life
Striving to be a better writer, reader, and thinker and not lose my mind; making my way up the journo-ladder.

I think a lot about "the arts" and culture. I try to write about it too— at least when I'm not doing the day job (i look over an outdoor "reading room" of books, magazines, and newspapers in a well-known midtown park) which allows me to do my "real job": again, writing, which currently is on film and art shows, but I have a few long form ideas in me.

[Forgetting to log out of OKCupid on public computers. I should be glad people don't do worse to my profile than this.] saving this for posterity.
I’m really good at
Remembering things—dates, names, titles—and now forgetting some...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/04/16/your-brain-is-over-the-hill-by-age-24/?wprss=rss_AllWPStoriesandBlogs&Post+generic=%3Ftid%3Dsm_twitter_washingtonpost&clsrd

Being talkative and riffing on all things.

Being a nebbish dilettante.
The first things people usually notice about me
I talk a lot—voluminously and discursively.
I'm thin—i prefer lithe/lithesome
I have a beard.
I know a lot of stuff.
I'm nice—it's hard to hide.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Lately I've been into steve reich and john jeremiah sullivan
and podcasts—planet money, radiolab, memory palace, tal, judge john hodgman

Books: Lord of the Flies, The Road, Into the Wild, Borges, Poe, My Name is Red. Non-fiction a bit, Harpers, New Yorker, NYT.

Movies: ozu, Tree of Life, La Jatee, The Apartment, Duck Soup, Jules and Jim, Small Change, Let the Right One In, Enter the Void, Godfather I and II, Sunset Bwld, Ran, Road Warrior, Jaws, Blue Velvet, Alice (Jan S.), Alien, and on

Shows: Twin Peaks, Seinfeld, it's always sunny, Louie

Music: Replacements, Joy Division, Beatles, Antlers, Hank Willams, Theolonious Monk, Zombies, Deerhunter, Beach House, Grizzly Bear, Chromatics, Real Estate, and on.

Food: Indian, Mexican, Thai, Czech (I'm Czech, sort of)
The six things I could never do without
In no order

Learning
Curiosity
New Things
My messenger bag
Reading
Film
Other people
I spend a lot of time thinking about
movies, art, leaving new york, my next article pitch

magic. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jljt5Ml28FU
On a typical Friday night I am
roughly the same person
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I fear sometimes that I am boring and talk too much.
I’m looking for
  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 23–40
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, casual sex
You should message me if
Here's the important part:

You're some combination of laid-back, serious, passionate, playful, weird, thoughtful, and independent.

You want to go to a play, a dance show, museums, the natural history museum, many movies, parks, bars, Montreal—at some point and would like a partner in thought-crime.

You're sorta nice and totally smart and will call me on my bullshit and talkativeness.

I don't want those protracted, batted game of messages. Doing something is preferred to frittering about and then dropping off. Chat away with me by all means and feel comfortable with me before meeting, but let's prioritize seeing how we do in person. IRL.

Best luck, OKCernauts