Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a curious, open-minded person who believes everything in life
should be tried at least once.
I like to hear people's stories. I've been told I ask a lot of
questions and that I'm a good listener. Perhaps that's why I study
If I could do it all over again, I definitely would have chosen a
different OKCupid name. Even if I do love cycling.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm a documentary filmmaker who is also working on a PhD in
anthropology. My dissertation is a documentary film about Mexican
migrant workers in the US who work for old Arkansas hippies. Before
going back to school, I did a variety of jobs including teaching in
high school and a prison, street performing, doing bike delivery
for a BBQ joint, and acting as a mad scientist in a haunted
I also play a lot of music.
I'm from Boston and the I-95 corridor feels like home.....but I
also spend a ton of time in rural Arkansas. I feel perfectly
comfortable there too. I like the city and country. Each has their
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Talking to strangers. If I'm in line with people, I almost always
strike up a conversation.
Playing Vicente Fernández covers on uke. His music is the bomb.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I have pretty curly hair when it's long. An elderly gas station
attendant recently asked me if my hair was all natural. It made my
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books - I'm a big poetry fan. Favs include Philip Larkin, Edna St.
Vincent Millay, TS Eliot, Yeats, and Philip Levine. I read other
books, but my heart lies with poetry.
Music - Where to begin....I love the Dead and jambands, as well as
renaissance choral music. I would love to meet other people who
also inhabit the Venn diagram where Thomas Tallis and Jerry Garcia
meet. Other favorite artists include Damien Jurado, Neil Halstead,
Dean Wareham, Bedhead, Dvorak, and Glen Gould.
Movies - I'm pretty certain the first two Godfathers are the best
American art of the 20th century. Either that or Airplane. I also
watch a ton of documentaries.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1 - My bicycle: I didn't learn to ride till age 25 and now it's one
of my favorite things in the world.
2 - My video camera
3 - My instruments: I've now worked up to being able to play 3 at
once. This might be the threshold for one man band status.
4 - Poetry: Reading it out loud with friends, lovers and strangers
makes me happy.
5 - 24 hour diners: All I ever want in life is a place to go at 2
AM for a cup of coffee and bowl of soup. I feel a strong kinship
with the Hemingway short story, "A Clean, Well-Lighted
6 - Live music: I'm always down for seeing live music of any kind.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
why everyone else doesn't think midnight is the optimal time for
starting a long bike ride.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I dont have a typical Friday night. I could be at a potluck, trying
to convince friends to go on a 1 AM bike ride, jamming with
friends, or editing film. Any and all of those make me happy.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I can play a pretty good version "Party in the USA" on uke.
Also, at this point I know myself well enough to know that sexually
I don't want strict monogamy. I want emotional monogamy, but I also
want a partner who occasionally wants to do group things together,
as a couple. I imagine there are others here who also think that,
while two pairs of hands is wonderful, several pairs of hands all
at once has its place too.
You should message me if
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you want to grab a cup of coffee or go for a bike ride
the idea of wandering with no aim interests you
you find crowds energizing
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