NorthSideIndie
36 Minneapolis, MN
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What I’m doing with my life
I have a mostly enjoyable job at a large local corporation. I spend a lot of my spare time attending local music (pop and classical), playing board games with friends, discussing ideas that compel me, and hanging out on my porch with a cocktail and a book.
The first things people usually notice about me
My bow ties usually stand out in a crowd.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Favorite Music: Magnetic Fields , Mos Def, Steven Reich, Joy Division , Nico Muhly, Charles Mingus, Arnold Schoenberg, Dirty Projectors, Deerhoof, Dosh, Kurt Weill, Tom Waits, Kill the Vultures, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Corey Dargel, etc.

Favorite Movies: The Third Man, Blue Velvet, Casablanca, Dressed to Kill, Psycho, Vertigo, Moon, A Pure Formality, Chasing Amy, Rashomon, Pi, Battle of Algiers, Persona, Lost Highway

Favorite Writers: Italo Calvino, T S Eliot, Martin Heidegger, Karl Marx, John Collier, Carl Sandberg, Judith Butler, Alex Ross, Philippe Van Parijs

Favorite Magazines: Foreign Affairs and Cabinet Magazine

Favorite TV Shows: After having not owned a TV since the 90s, I have recently given in and sold my sold to TV. My favorites include Twin Peaks, The Prisoner (original), Archer, The Kingdom, Fishing with John, Arrested Development, and Mad Men.

Favorite Restaurants: Victory 44, Ice House, Victor's 1959 Cafe, Hell's Kitchen, Common Roots, Red Stag, and my guilty pleasure Taco Bell
The six things I could never do without
Refried Beans (black or pinto)
Scotch or Gin
The rest are standard basic for high level primate survival: friends, shelter and such, but seriously, Beans and Booze. Not to be mixed together until ingested.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Ethics, economics, metaphysics, politics, music and almost anything that will distract me from getting things taken care of around the house.
On a typical Friday night I am
Three activities generally split my Fridays. First rock shows, genre non specific popular un-popular music at small venues. Next, house parties with friends usually small numbers. Next, and most importantly, holing up in my study, porch or bedroom with a book, hiding from the humanity.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I can't drive currently as I am a lapsed epileptic who has about one seizure a year. I bike and use mass transit. This is important as people outside of the city limits probably won't end up being a good match for me.

Also I have a pedantic streak that ends up leading me to be morally opposed to spelling "synch" as "sync" and other such things.
You should message me if
Dates, drinks, and discussion sound like an intriguing time
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