Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
So we all hate filling these out-- consider this the obligatory
bitching about awkwardness.
Moving on-- I'm completely devoted to language/linguistics and the
pursuit of new perspectives and knowledge. I'm flamingly left-wing,
but I don't feel the need to go on the attack in this area-- while
I am firm in my beliefs I don't feel the need to shout them from
the rooftops generally (yes, I'm aware of my own contradiction in
declaring my views and then saying I don't feel the need to do so,
just letting you know that birthers need not apply.)
Love art, adventure, nature, and intellectual exploration,
particularly in the many dizzying heights of the Ivory Tower. I
love post-modern psych and specialize professionally in the mental
health peer movement.
I also am seeking a nihilistic sense of humor to match my own,
because as Kurt said, "we're really just all here to fart around."
Might as well have fun while we do it!
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm looking forward to eventually finishing graduate level work in
post-modern psych and continuing to work in the peer movement,
affecting change in the norms and taboos of current traditional
Somewhere in there, I want to have as many outrageous adventures as
possible. Living with the intent to at any moment become
spontaneous performance art is an excellent way to go about
stumbling into completely impractical scenarios, which, however
bizarre the repercussions may end up being, tend to at least make
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Catch-22 much? Gag, bragging, however I should recognize my own
skills... should I come off as pompous so be it.
Writing, reading people, language, exploring new art forms, and,
well, I'm damn good in bed.
The first things people usually notice about me
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If the observer(s) is being polite? My red hair. If answering more
truthfully, usually people tend to notice my nakedness. ;)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Obviously Kurt Vonnegut. Also, Atwood, Derrida, Zizek, Dostoevsky,
Nietzche, Duras, Kafka, Philip K. Dick, Bradbury... to name just a
Music? Folk/Indie, particularly local as I love festies, especially
when Grace Potter comes to town. Additional favorites: The Mountain
Goats, Yonder Mountain String Band, Arlo Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Janis
Joplin, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Crosby Stills Nash and Young, etc
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
spontaneity, a library card, coffee, critical theory, kink, and a
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
I spend a lot of time trying to trick myself into believing it's
worthwhile to engage in consensual reality.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Hm, there are ways I could flirtatiously respond with euphemisms,
but let's not mince words this time. Often I'm engaging in some
kind of poly, pan, precocious play... I work hard; I play extra
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'm totally batshit crazy, enjoy surrounding myself with other
out-there people, and really wouldn't have it any other way.
You should message me if
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You're up for flying by the seat of your panties!
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