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I’m looking for

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  • Ages 35-45
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For long-term dating

My details

Last online
Yesterday – 3:42pm
5' 11" (1.80m)
Body Type
Catholicism but it’s not important
Post grad
Doesn’t have kids but wants them
My self-summary
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Transplanted New Yorker (most recently via five years in L.A.) who enjoys running, playing/watching sports, TiVo, movies, reading, and writing sentences without subjects. Relish both high and low culture, the latter without guilt. I moved to Chicago last June.
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm the Co-Founder of an Internet start-up in the realm of movies/TV/books. We have just closed our first round of financing so are now officially full speed ahead, which is exciting and a little scary. Until this new opportunity I was a comedy writer for TV/film in L.A. Before that, I was a longtime sportswriter, and a long-ago investment banker. I believe I have now covered my entire resume.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Folding clothes; I worked at The Gap during high school. There was a time when I was arguably the finest folder of jeans on the entire East Coast. Yes, I am happy to demonstrate. No, I don't actually think this will impress you. (Though if only you saw me in action...)
The first things people usually notice about me
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That I'm paler than most folks who live right by the beach. (Chicago update: I no longer live a few hundred yards from the Pacific Ocean, but I'm only a few blocks from the Lake, which apparently people in Chicago call "the beach," though I'm not entirely sure why. Perhaps you can explain?)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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TV: Modern Family, Mad Men, HBO shows (espec. Game of Thrones, The Wire, Curb, Deadwood), Friday Night Lights, Louie, Drunk History, Parks & Rec, Amazing Race, Daily Show
Movies: Midnight Run, Shawshank Redemption, Die Hard, Princess Bride, many others
Books: Michael Connelly novels, crime/thrillers, Hunger Games, Game of Thrones; though spend more time reading magazines, especially The New Yorker and Sports Illustrated, the latter being where I worked for nine years
Music: Lots, including Top 40, and yes I sing along in the car dammit (Chicago update: My car is still back in L.A., but I'll sing in it when I bring it here in December)
Food: Yes please
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. Saucony running shoes
2. Snow peas
3. Sports (as fan and participant)
4. Something to read
5. Spoiling my niece and nephews
6. TiVo (sorry, ran out of "S" words)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Whether global warming might somehow make my upcoming first Chicago winter surprisingly mild. (Yes, I'm already paranoid about winter even though summer has barely started)
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Sometimes out with friends, sometimes on a date, sometimes working through the DVR backlog. Why, would you like to get together?
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I don't like feet.
You should message me if
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You like my profile and want to see if we hit it off over a drink.