Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Some people are large and contain multitudes. Not me. I’m pretty
simple. I like tea, and empathy, and political philosophy. And hot
sauce - the hotter the better. I'm a prof (hence the
"not-a-real-Dr" handle). Sometimes I even wear a tie. I pretend
it's a Halloween costume.
When I'm not locked in the ivory tower I try my best to fight the
good fight. Over the years I've been involved in various kinds of
social justice organizing, from anti-poverty to migrant justice,
So, ya, fighting the Man when I can, working for him when I have
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Trying to live deep and suck the marrow of life, even though marrow
doesn't sound particularly delicious. Or vegetarian.
Teaching and writing, and trying to get my rosemary to grow faster
and my oregano to grow slower.
Thinking how freedom is a muscle of the human spirit that has
atrophied from years of disuse, but given regular exercise could
grow strong - that said, any alternative economic system would
obviously need to retain efficacious means to mass produce salt and
vinegar chips. Clearly "Lays" will have to be renamed "The Emma
Goldman Collective for Crunchables", but what's in a name, right?
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I make a killer salmon teriyaki and pretty scrumptious crème
Washing the dishes.
I will also always offer to make you a cup of tea. (But I might
roll my eyes if you take it with sugar).
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Oh man, oh man, this is so hard!
Fiction: Saint-Exupéry's Le Petit Prince, Orwell's
1984, Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,
Brink's A Chain of Voices....
Philosophy: Sartre's Existentialism is a humanism, Rorty's
Truth and Progress, Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific
Revolutions, anything about Ethic of Care.
Politics: Ella Baker; Karl Polanyi; Rudolf Rocker; Noam Chomsky;
David Schweickart; Nancy Fraser.
Comics: Calvin & Hobbes.
Movies: Land and Freedom, Big Lebowski, and am I allowed to admit
Shawshank? Recently re-watched Back to the Future. Crushing hard on
Shows: Jamie Oliver at Home (please don't judge me). The Wire.
Mindy Project. Broad City.
Music: varied songza surfing with recent trends towards The
National, Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Feist, etc.
Food: mmmm... Anything french or italian. Garlic, lemon, and
rosemary are my true loves in life. Though my last meal before
execution would probably have to be some kind of non-veggie faux
indian dish like butter chicken...
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
tea and chocolate
bagels and creamcheese
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
freedom, justice, equality
whether I'm doomed to be surrounded by cups of cold tea
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Cooking and eating with friends. Starting with wine, moving to
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I don't know how to make an "event" on facebook. And I don't really
want to learn.... Does that make me a luddite?
You should message me if
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you're into feminism and ideas
your idea of a good night is less clubs and frat boys than it is
dinner with friends, wine or whisky, and copious amounts of
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