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30 Berkeley, CA Man


I’m looking for

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  • Ages 24–40
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

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Last online
Today – 9:31am
Asian, White
5′ 7″ (1.70m)
Body type
Strictly vegetarian
Graduated from university
Entertainment / Media
Rather not say
Doesn’t have kids
Likes dogs and likes cats
English (Fluently), Latin (Poorly), French (Poorly)

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My self-summary
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I like to make weird things and go on long walks. I'm an earnest cornball with radical politics. I dislike binaries; I like fluidity in action, identity, and expression.

Twitter (@jonbeilin) (Lil' B followed me!!!)
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What I’m doing with my life
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Working on a documentary project exploring underserved communities reappropriating tech for radical purposes. ON HOLD PENDING FUNDING :(((

Directing videos for local companies until I can get a personal project off the ground.

Making a photo book documenting America's biggest balls of twine.

Helping to organize a track at a social justice conference to work on placemaking for underrepresented people in technology / computer arts / games.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Shooting myself in the foot, then giving myself lead-poisoning by putting that foot in my mouth.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Christopher Alexander, Barthes, Brunt, Susie Cagle, Codex Seraphinianus, Coetzee, Foucault (specifically History of Sexuality Vol. 3), Harraway, Jakobson, Jung (esp Liber Novus/Red Book), Kant, Laozi, Mishima, Morrison, Murakami, Nabokov, Nin, Orwell, Plath, Pynchon, Sorabji, Wallace, Woodring, Woolf, Yeshe, Mondo 2000

Last summer I read sci-fi by queer/women authors: david gerrold, james tiptree jr, joanna russ, le guin, etc. It was fun.

Music: WFMU. Q2. Check my Bach, Coil, Lil B, Psychic TV, Sublime Frequencies, doom metal, int'l music, jazz, hip hop, hardcore, some rock, a moderate amount of pop and country. Disco.

Movies: Kenneth Anger, Bigelow, Lizzie Borden's "Born In Flames", Maya Deren, Korine, Kubrick, Lynch, Schrader's "Mishima", Gaspar Noe, Solondz, "Wild Zero" … plus almost everything pre-94 starring Eddie Murphy.

Food: Flavorful & spicy vegetarian cuisine from around the world. Unprocessed, natural ingredients. No gluten (not by choice)!
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Sex, empathy, and death, roughly in that order.

Dismantling oppressive systems. Intersectional feminism. Being Freireian without being too passive.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Let's be honest: I'm probably staying in working on a project by myself or with friends.
You should message me if
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You're nice and you want to feel feelings.

Date ideas: trip to a library, chai and a sunset at the Berkeley Marina / Lake Merritt / Bernal Hill, listening to records in the dark, drawing on a big roll of newsprint.

You want to exchange a mix-cassette or a mix-VHS. You want me to take your portrait or record you reading. You want to collaborate on a creative or community-focused project, large or small.

I'm open to many types of connections, but I'd prefer something that could turn into a stable/meaningful/longer-term thing.