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fromNY2LA

54 M Los Angeles, CA

My Details

Last Online
Today – 1:13am
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
5′ 8″ (1.73m)
Body Type
Average
Diet
Strictly anything
Smokes
No
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Religion
Judaism, and laughing about it
Sign
Cancer, but it doesn’t matter
Education
Graduated from university
Job
Entertainment / Media
Income
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Offspring
Pets
Likes dogs
Speaks
English (Fluently), French (Poorly)

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My self-summary
Oh, dear. I'm a writer, but ask me to write about myself, and I go blank. Speechless (a rare occurrence). But, here goes. Life-long New Yorker who moved—kicking and screaming— to LA about ten years ago...closer to 15, now that I think about it. Much to my surprise (and my east coast friends, who started a pool predicting my return) I've come to really love it here.
What I’m doing with my life
In a bit of a transition. My decision to cast my career at the nexus of music and journalism didn't quite pan out as planned (had a good run, but work that I enjoyed became harder and harder to find—and started paying less and less), so I've made a move into television and back to my first love, writing.
I’m really good at
I'd like to say writing. I think I can swing a pretty good sentence, but I'll leave that decision to you. Also a pretty good cook, better-than-average DJ, and able to tell a joke.
The first things people usually notice about me
My intelligence and sense of humor. Next, they express amazement at my extraordinarily large......vocabulary.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
This changes day to day, sometimes hour by hour. Probably best to just list when I've read, heard and seen recently. Movies: Saw The Master (in 70mm at the Dome) It's a big, impressive work, but still haven't really processed it. Searching For Sugarman, a wonderful documentary about Rodriguez, a singer/songwriter who had no impact in the States, but became at superstar (without his knowledge) in South Africa. On cable: Bringing Up Baby, Night of the Hunter, the lesser-known silent comedians (Fatty Arbuckle, Ben Turpin, Charley Chase) that have been showing up on TCM Thursday nights. TV: 30 Rock, Modern Family, Fringe, Treme, Top Chef, Pawn Stars. Books: Big fan of Don DiLillo and Philip Roth; went through a stretch where I read Jane Austen, Edith Wharton, and Henry James. Love mysteries and detective stories: Chandler (The Long Goodbye is one of the best books about Southern California), McDonald, Michael Connelly from LA; Ian Rankin and Georges Simenon from Europe. Not a fan of the Millennium Trilogy books. Think Lisbeth Sandaler is a great character, but, Larsson is not much of a storyteller; the plots are clunky and the writing pedestrian. My taste in music? Think an edgier and broader KCRW; from electronic dance music to Gregorian chants and much in between. Also love live music, from a small club the Bowl. Hope this clears things up.

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The six things I could never do without
Music
a well-written book
the love of a good woman
coffee
red wine
oxygen
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Easier to say I spend a lot of time thinking: Politics, art, books, movies, music, why would anyone own a toy dog, what is it about BMWs that attracts asshole drivers, etc.
On a typical Friday night I am
There really is no typical Friday. Could be out seeing a band, having dinner with friends, at the Arclight, or just home, relaxing.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Will not be admitted here. I usually wait for a face to face meeting for that.
I’m looking for
  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 40–59
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating
You should message me if
If you're intrigued by anything you've read here.