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i-like-books

34 M London, United Kingdom

My Details

Last Online
Today – 2:17am
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
5′ 7″ (1.69m)
Body Type
Fit
Diet
Mostly anything
Smokes
No
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Religion
Agnosticism, and laughing about it
Sign
Sagittarius, but it doesn’t matter
Education
Ph.D program
Job
Education
Income
$60,000–$70,000
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Mostly non-monogamous
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids
Pets
Likes dogs and likes cats
Speaks
English (Fluently), French (Okay)

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My self-summary
Overeducated man with good manners and bad username seeks interesting humans to help fill time between here and death. In addition to books I also like: philosophy, chocolate, wine, ferris wheels, irony, freedom, and tequila.

Unless you're a bit unusual, I'm probably not the person you're looking for.
What I’m doing with my life
General mischief...

I teach philosophy and politics, and when I'm not doing that I write about art and politics and ethics and people seem to like it. Sometimes they don't like it and they tell me so. That's a good thing.

This year I also started running a live stand-up philosophy night. So far that's been useful in helping me get drunk with interesting people.
I’m really good at
- Writing
- Listening
- Getting carried away by whatever seems like a good idea at that moment
- Making tapas
- Various musical instruments
- Throwing things in the air and catching them behind my back
The first things people usually notice about me
"Your hands never stop moving."

"You have very pretty eyes."

"You make offhand jokes about really important things as if they aren't important at all. Some people might find it amusing but I find it really annoying."

"Yeah, I'd do you."
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
In no particular order:

Nietzsche, Mill, tapas, The Cure, chocolate, The West Wing, coffee, Mr. Happy, pasta, Samuel Beckett, Bob Dylan, Alan Moore, Catch-22, Daft Punk, Prime Minister's Questions, olives, Stewart Lee, ice cream, Fleetwood Mac, Derrida, Elvis Presley, Betty Friedan, Ghostbusters, Franz Kafka, Lo-Fidelity Allstars, The Thick of It, Hannah Arendt, Dostoevsky, The National, Jacques Ranciere, noodles, Blur, mangoes, Michel Houellebecq, Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Daniel Kitson, Beethoven, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, biscuits, Roland Barthes, Spacehog, Brazil, Wittgenstein, Babybird, jamon de bellota, Erik Satie, Prince, Voltaire, Rihanna, Walter Benjamin, David Bowie, berries of all varieties, U2, Simon Critchley.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Making a musical biopic of the life of John Stuart Mill. Also, food and sex but I think that's less unusual.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have no tattoos or piercings. I know, right? It's ludicrous.

Also, I'm not really that good at catching things behind my back. But I'm really good at styling it out when I drop them.
I’m looking for
  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 20–33
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating, casual sex
You should message me if
...you're not going to be huffy about my use of the Oxford comma in my self-summary.

...you want to impress me by sending the first message. Don't be shy, you get bonus points if you message me first. Confident women are sexy (even the ones who just say hello). Seriously.