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36 Toronto, Ontario, CA Man


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I’m looking for

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  • Ages 25–35
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating

My details

Last online
May 18
5′ 11″ (1.80m)
Body type
Mostly vegetarian
Atheism, and laughing about it
Graduated from university
Doesn’t have kids
Likes dogs and likes cats
My self-summary
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First off, I'm really into investigative journalism and the podcast format, so if you know of any investigative journalism podcasts (like This American Life, Serial, Invisibilia, etc.) LET ME KNOW, please :)

I'm pretty consumed at the moment with studying and thinking about my very near future of (hopefully) becoming a journalist/ non-fiction writer of sorts (who knows though...still trying to figure things out).

I love nature (I miss living in Vancouver very very much, and hope to be moving back to the Northwest as soon as possible) but also like spending lots of time in the city.

I am interested in researching and writing about major societal issues (mainly having to do with capitalism, innovation, technology and inequality)

I suppose what I'm looking for is someone who shares the "familiar ache of age and sadness and wisdom" along with a twinkle in their eye for unencumbered adventure and excitement for those moments in life that find you full of inhibitions and apathy and restlessness, leaving you wistful and romanced and without a care in the world, knowing beyond all doubt that everything will be fine and that there's no sense in worrying, that this moment would suffice to feed ones soul, and there's no need to be greedily pained over when the next will come, and that spring is just around the corner, and summer is but a few more sleeps away.
What I’m doing with my life
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Well, as I take life pretty darn seriously - as up to this point my North American lifestyle has brought a lot of harm to people and planet - I'm trying to access my skills and figure out how best to go about creating a life that has meaning to it.

Here's a blog I just started up recently where I've posted some of the stuff I've been doing:
I’m really good at
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Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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currently reading: The Naked and The Dead (loving every word).

Anything by Steinbeck, John Irving, Jack Kerouac, Hemingway, Robertson Davies, Nick Hornby, Summerset Maugham, The Fountainhead, Lolita, Ironweed, Seawolf, The House of Mirth, Tobacco Road, Sophie's Choice, Brave New World-Revisited. I attempted to read Ulysses but I'm not smart enough to understand what the hell Joyce was talking about.

Non-fiction: *****Life Inc.*****, Deep Economy, Eaarth, Wondering Home, Into The Wild, Cradle to Cradle, Empire of Illusion, The Shock Doctrine, The Sacred Balance, The Value of Nothing, Welcome to the Urban Revolution, Guns, Germs, and Steel, Better Off, bio's of Charles Darwin and Leonardo DaVinci, Shakey (Neil Young bio) stuff by Jane Jacobs and Richard Florida and a bunch of others.

movies: lots of foreign flicks, docs, and really well made drama's and comedies mostly. And disney's night at the movies, beasts of the southern wild, jiro dreams of sushi, searching for sugarman, star wars, indiana jones, the king's speech, black swan, city of god, the graduate, a river runs through it, rushmore (pretty much all Wes Anderson films), lost in translation (or anything with Bill Murray), away we go, almost famous, lord of the rings, fantasia, the lives of others, volver, the prophet, trainspotting, amores perros, y tu mama tambien, the edukators, goodbye lenin, the secret in their eyes, lock stock & two smoking barrels, amelie, son of rambo, life is beautiful, revanche, high fidelity, flight of the navigator, pulp fiction, american beauty, american history x, the departed, eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, pan's labrynth, an education, million dollar baby, into the wild, scent of a woman, scarface, the italian, etc.

T.V.: Game of Thrones, Misfits (UK), Boardwalk Empire, Community, Mad Men, Arrested Development, Seinfeld, The Office (UK & US), Brotherhood, The Chappelle Show, The Sops, Weeds, PBS, National Geographic channel, Oasis channel, doc's doc's and more doc's.

MUSIC: Sixto Rodriguez! Have you seen the Searching for Sugarman doc yet? SEE IT :) Iron & Wine, my morning jacket, jesse woods, bon iver,
Tallest Man On Earth, Belle & Sebastian, Elliott Smith, Paul Simon (Simon&Garfunkel), The Shins, RHCP, NEIL YOUNG, Led Zeppelin, Coldplay, Bob Dylan, A.C. Newman, mostly old rock and some alternative. Nick Drake, Nirvana, Sloan, The Beatles, Arcade Fire, I Mother Earth, Our Lady Peace, Dave Mathews, Mathew Good, David Bowie, Feist, Fleetwood Mac, Steve Miller Band, Joel Plaskett, Black Sabbath, Ben Harper, CCR, DALA, Jets To Brazil, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Eddie Vedder, The Rolling Stones, The Lumineers. I'm trying to branch out and listen to more non main-stream bands.

podcasts: This American Life, Serial, Startup, The Sunday Edition, Vinyl Cafe, TVO's Big Ideas, Ideas from CBC Radio, Strangers,

Favourite artists: Andrew Wyeth, Diego Rivera, Alphonse Mucha, Sargeant,

Thai food rules me along with Vietnemese. Japanese whenever the finances will permit the indulgence. Palestinian, Indian, and all the others I've yet to try.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
the ability to appreciate, the ability to extract lessons from experiences, nature, the written word, KITTENS, public broadcasting (This American Life, CBC, TVO), people to share it all with.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
When the hell I'm going to find the others who can see the Matrix...

Possible solutions to today's vast inequality.

How to Iive a life that at the very least harms nothing at all, and trying to find a way to do this in an eco village/intentional community.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I was homeschooled by my hippy mom, raised on a vege macro-biotic diet, without cable t.v., till I was 11. Oh, and I'm a dirt-broke student with some social anxiety disorder going on.
You should message me if
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You are a kind person who's more leftwing than right (I'm fine with center ppl, but if ur rightwing it's not going to work, sorry).

You strive to be a good person (recycling, social justice advocate, help old ladies across the street, etc.)

You must love kittens (let's face it, if you don't love kittens we both know you're a monster. I'm not gonna judge, just crawl back into your cave and we'll just forget this ever happened...