Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
If I were being pithy, I would describe myself as the product of a
Southern/Midwestern upbringing and over-education. If I were being
more honest, I would say that ontology follows from epistemology:
who I am is determined by how and what I know. The fact that this
is my more "honest" articulation may be revealing.
A hedonist with a healthy sense of absurdity, I enjoy amusement and
diversion. My best friend claims that I enjoy anything that other
people are excited about and that I don't have to subsidize
monetarily. This is not precisely charitable, but it probably isn't
totally inaccurate either.
I love hot and intelligent
. That may be shallow. Entertain me. Think with me. Charm
me. If we can do all of those things, we will get along like a
house on fire.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm a graduate student at UPenn.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I don't like to brag. Probably not the things that I would like to
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I have no idea. I'm not other people noticing me.
Update: People say: eyes, ears (it hurts my heart), smile, and what
my mama gave me.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Music: Dance Hall; Trip-Hop; Pop.
Food: Spicy Food (especially Mexican); Spanish Tapas; comfort food;
dairy; Italian; other people's cooking; pizza (if I am
TV:Vampire Diaries; Game of Thrones; Cougar Town (I burn with
shame.); Avatar: The Last Airbender; Scrapped Princess.
Movies: Children of Men, Pan's Labyrinth; Big Trouble, Little China
(again with the burning shame), Willow; Practical Magic (sensing a
theme?); Mysterious Skin.
Authors: Hannah Arendt, Steven Erikson; Patrick Rothfuss; Neil
Gaiman; R. Scott Bakker; Tad Williams; Brandon Sanderson; Robert
Jordan; George RR Martin; JRR Tolkien; Nietzsche; Terry
Pratchchett; Jim Butcher; N.K. Jemisin; Nnedi Okorafor.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How to become a self-moving soul.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Pursuing diverse diversions in an endless quest for satiation. //
Thwarting my enemies. // Being renewed by friendship. // Living the
life of the mind.
You should message me if
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If you are gay/bi guy, live in Philadelphia, of reasonable
intelligence, of reasonable attractiveness, under the age of 35,
and over the age of 21.
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