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WisemanMark

30 Waterloo, Ontario, CA Man

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I’m looking for

  • Women
  • Ages 22–35
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My details

Last online
Online now!
Orientation
Sapiosexual, Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
6′ 0″ (1.83m)
Body type
A little extra
Diet
Mostly anything
Smokes
No
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Sometimes
Religion
Atheism, and somewhat serious about it
Sign
Pisces, but it doesn’t matter
Education
Graduated from masters program
Job
Student
Income
Status
Single
Type
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids
Pets
Likes dogs and likes cats
Speaks
English (Fluently), French (Okay)
My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
“We need to make books cool again. If you go home with somebody and they don’t have books, don’t fuck them.”
- John Waters

I am a deep thinker and a lover of music and the written word. I prefer pubs to bars, bikes to cars, and I believe there is really nothing finer than spending a long warm night in June in a canoe under the moonlight with good company.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I picked up a couple of degrees in philosophy and psychology and then was shocked to discover that that 'aint payin' the bills...so I'm currently in the process of applying to civil engineering.

I'm definitely not doing the right amount of practicing right now, but developing musically and sharing that with others is very high on the permanent list of stuff my life is about.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Seeing the best, making the most, finding the bright side.

I've been involved in running small publications for many years and I like to consider myself a very proficient reader, writer, and editor. I am good at sizing things up and figuring things out. I am not nearly so good at playing my banjo.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Loud laugh, big smile, nice hat?
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books -
I realized last year that I had not seriously engaged with fiction in a long time, so I decided to make a point of devouring some classics during the summer. By far the best I read was Joseph Conrad's Nostromo and The Secret Agent, both of which are so easy to recommend. Also, if you haven't read Moby Dick, hey - you could read Moby Dick. It's a pretty great book.

Old favourites are Pierre Berton, Christopher Hitchens, Slavoj Zizek, Charles Bukowski, Ernest Hemingway, Friedrich Nietzsche, Albert Camus, Dr. Hunter Thompson, Carl Sagan. Well shit, why am I just realizing for the first time that this list is all dead white men? Uh I guess if you have a suggestion to expand my horizons here that would be a good thing. (Oops, apologies to Mr. Zizek - not dead yet! Very white, though...)

Movies -
The Blues Brothers, Dr. Strangelove, Vertigo, Empire Strikes Back, The Pink Panther (Peter Sellers), Tucker & Dale vs Evil, Let The Right One In

Shows -
Usually watch news and documentaries (<3 Frontline) rather than fiction. All time favourites include Yes Minister, The Simpsons, and South Park. Actually I've always had a huge soft spot for King of the Hill as the most incisive take on American culture and if you feel the same way, we should probably do that binge-watch thing. I'm so down.

Music -
I do a weekly psychedelic music hour on the local community FM station, and so I am always rooting around for new (or old) trippy tunes. I like to break out of the western guitar rock paradigm but it always seems to draw me back in. RIP Dio!

Food -
I've been known to BBQ up a storm but there's really nothing better than a truly fine pasta with cream sauce. The more seasons I go through the more I enjoy eating seasonally, with fall squash and summer asparagus being two big favourites.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Literacy
Optimism
Clean, cold, high-quality H2O
Eyeglasses (unfortunately...)
My bicycle!
Music in my heart and on my mind
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
These days, electrons. Which is...pretty cool.

In general: Ethics, astronomy, the weather where I am (fascinating), something Simpsons related.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Playing video/board games with friends or watching something interesting during the winter, Gone Campin' in the fair weather months.

Or at a movie. Lets go see something weird at the Princess cinema.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Is that I am convinced my brain is basically mostly dedicated at a fundamental level to tangentially connecting whatever the current context I am experiencing is to a Simpsons episode, somehow.
You should message me if
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You own a bicycle and aren't afraid to use it!