Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm here to meet guys and see what sort of relationships develops.
I prefer socializing in small groups or just hanging out with one
other person (whether a date or a friend). I enjoy the occasional
party or big event, but these days I'm more interested in the sort
of conversation where we can get to know each other without
shouting over a noisy crowd.
I'm fairly introspective and have spent a lot of the last year or
so sorting out what I want from life and what isn't working. I
haven't found a definitive answer about what I want (it's never
really that simple), but I'm much more comfortable with where I
Eventually I want to find a long-term male partner (I'm bi but not
looking for a girlfriend- I just felt dishonest setting my
orientation to "gay"). But I'm not fixated on finding that
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I love playing music- I play keyboards well, bass guitar tolerably,
and while I own a banjo I can't really claim to play it at all
well. Although I'm making a renewed attempt to learn it. I've never
been in a serious band that's gotten out of the rehearsal studio,
although I do play out with a rather silly comedy band from time to
time. I'll leave it at that (I need to have some mystery in this
profile to be enticing, right?) I'd like to find more new musical
projects, particularly any that write material out of group
I love comics (or graphic novels if we're being mildly pretentious)
and I've done a lot of researching and writing about comic book
history, particularly U.S. comics in the late 30s to the late 40s.
Some of my writing is now getting published in print. I have about
30 short articles contributed to a four-volume project that should
see print towards the end of 2014.
I work as a software engineer (more specifically a software
architect, which will probably only mean something to other
software people). I enjoy it and continue to push into new areas,
but it's not the main driving force in my life. I try to strike a
balance between a good forward-moving career and having enough time
to pursue other things like music and writing about comics. And a
BTW, "Drinks: almost never" would probably be more accurate for
that setting. I'm comfortable around folks who are drinking, and I
do make exceptions for special occasions.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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No particular food but when it comes to beverages I love tea!
Pretty much all varieties from delicate whites to earthy pu-erhs. I
have decided I need to stop buying tea and just drink what I have
as I recently realized that I have at least small quantities of
about 30 different teas.
I mostly read comics these days, with a smattering of non-fiction,
typically while in airports :-)
Favorite comics include: The Invisibles (Grant Morrison), Watchmen
(Alan Moore), Planetary (Warren Ellis), Phonogram (Gillen and
McKelvie), Saga (Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples) and various
more mainstream superhero guilty pleasures (Marvel has been amazing
recently, but I dropped all of DC by the end of the 2nd year of
their "New 52" reboot).
King Crimson (see above comment about group improvisation),
Radiohead, David Bowie, The Arcade Fire, Uncle Tupelo, Wilco, Bob
Dylan, The Rolling Stones (especially late 60's-early 70's era),
The New Pornographers, The National, The Walkmen, The Velvet
Underground, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Lorde, K.Flay, Alabama Shakes, The
Black Keys... I tinker with this list every time I edit my profile.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Reading material of some sort
that's about it, really
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What to do next. The last few years involved a lot of change and
instability, and now that I'm in a much more stable and happier
place I have a lot more time on my hands. It would certainly be
nice to have someone else to spend it with.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Sometimes out with friends, and sometimes home reading or working
on a project.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
The really private things I'd rather be asked about. If it's
private, it's probably because it would be easy to misinterpret
outside of a real conversation. And all of my other attempts to put
a pithy answer here have been lame :-P
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