Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a person who is sure of who he is, but is still a bundle of
contradictions. Describing myself is not my strong suit, but I am a
very good conversationalist
. I love to
spend time with others who have a lot on their mind and aren't shy
about sharing it. I like people who are pretty outgoing, not
necessarily party animals or people who have no shyness in them,
but once I get to know someone I like to have vibrant and sometimes
and share our
passion for life. Humor is important, but I am not going to be
picky about what kind of humor. I am open to a lot of different
types of "funny" in others. My own humor varies between dry,
sardonic wit and silly, kidlike fun, puns and wordplay.
I am curious, contemplative, and caring.
What I’m doing with my life
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I have a creative drive and a love of art
, especially the visual arts. I want to
know it all, without seeming like a know-it-all. I spend much of my
time either learning in a self-directed way or creating artworks,
for either myself or for monetary gain. Art for money is not a
something I am conflicted about, or a matter of me "selling out."
Most of the art forms I enjoy the most were created at least partly
for the reason of making money. I consider myself lucky that I can
make a living doing that which I enjoy, and still have spare time
to do my own art that has nothing to do with profit. I am a
philosophical type of person, and like to talk about the Big Questions
issues with others who are similarly inclined. I also like to talk
about silly stuff that's not real "heavy" and make offhand comments
that are either really funny in a weird way or weird in an awkward
way, depending on one's sense of humor. I am also very good at
obscure cultural and entertainment-related references, sometimes
made at very incongruous times.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
, thinking and analyzing.
illustrations are some of my favorite things to draw. I love
colorful and silly visuals, and am a fan of surrealist artists,
among others. I am an odd mix of "creative-type," with many of the
romantic and spiritual notions that often go along with that, and a
very matter-of-fact, logical
person who doesn't often let his
passions lead him into pitfalls. I am very sensitive to my own and
other people's emotions and can be very empathetic. I'm a very good
listener and give pretty good advice more often than not. Honesty
is a big thing for
me, both my own honesty and that of those I meet. It's about the
only "mandatory" I clicked on in any of the questionnaires on this
site. I am very open-minded and flexible about a lot of things,
while I have a few certain "mandatories" that are important to me.
Truthfulness is one of the main ones. I can be good at taking
advice as well though that is a talent I have had to develop. At
the same time, I can be very clear-headed and deliberate in the
midst of chaos and crisis, even if something alarming might be
going on, I save my "being alarmed" for later after the trouble has
passed. I am emotional but disciplined. I can be a word geek and
may nitpick any verbal or written faux pas that I see. Despite
that, I can be a lot of fun to have around, and a very good friend
and companion to have by your side.
The first things people usually notice about me
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People notice that I am quiet, yet there is something almost
playful and childlike under my "Clark Kent" veneer. I have a
playful and silly side that somes out once I am comfortable with
you. I can be kind of verbose once I know that the other person is
interested in hearing what I have to say. Sometimes people think
I'm weird because of my unususal vocabulary and manner. Sometimes
they just think I am from England or Canada. I think I have a
slightly odd accent because I am from the east coast
, but I also spent years
doing cartoon impressions and can copy a lot of accents. I do know
that most people who spend more than 5 minutes talking with me come
away thinking I'm a pretty cool guy and end up being an
acquaintance or a friend.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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, Office Space
, Back to the Future
, The Ladykillers
, Monsters Inc.
, Most of the Star Trek
films and TV shows, Most of
, Lilo & Stitch
, Austin Powers
TV: Not a lot on currently, I like a lot of series from the 80's
and 90's. Some current shows I like are Mad Men
, Breaking Bad
, The Simpsons
, Family Guy
, American Dad, Venture
, UFO Hunters
and Auction Hunters
along with a lot of other random stuff on History Channel or
Music: Most music made before I was born; Motown
, British Invasion
, 60's pop
, almost anything kitschy.
I'm not even going to try to name all the bands and artists I love,
some favories are The
, The Four Tops
, The Fifth Dimension
Wind and Fire
, The Jackson Five
the few modern artists I like are Beck
, The Flaming Lips
, Scissor Sisters
The Go Team
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Internet, old photos. Oh, and if I am forced to live in a hot
climate, air conditioning. Let's just say normal Bay Area coastal
temperatures and humidity levels are about at hot and damp as I
ever want it to be.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Past, present, and future. Where humanity is going, if it's going
anywhere at all. Where I fit into all of that. I think about and
study what other people seem to think, belive, consider important,
so that I can understand where they ar coming from and to learn how
to better convey where I am coming from to them. I hope to do that
with my art and my writing and my humor. I believe cartoons and
visual art in general can be a powerful transmission medium for
ideas, and since I seem to have an innate talent in that area I
hope to use the art I love to help influence and educate those who
are here and those yet to come. At the same time, I hope to save
from psychic and physical oblivion things I believe are valuable
and important that existed in the past that are becoming
increasingly rare, be they creative works, ideas, or ways of life.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Spending time with my friends
, and/or watching a movie
or engrossed in
something I am reading
. There are so many books
I have yet to ingest!
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I have had cats
life that I treasured more than some people I knew. In my
household, they were pretty much full-on members of the family.
especially, are very wonderful creatures to me, though I have no
pets at the moment.
You should message me if
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Message me if you like lively conversation
, seeing the world
through new eyes, and sharing thoughts, dreams, feelings and more
with someone who is honest to a fault and cares too damn much about
the world and the future of humanity in general.
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