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Stanford grad, lived and worked in SF>NYC>SF>Texas>SF.
Just moved to LA in mid Dec from the Bay Area. Totally, brand
spankin' new to SoCal.
I'm a little bit of a mess of contradictions. On one hand, I'm well
educated and career oriented, while on the other hand, I have this
relentless drive to question rules, trace—and perhaps
cross—boundaries, and be harmlessly irresponsible. I have a fairly
boisterous inner child who needs to entertain himself through
sarcasm, playful banter, and spontaneity.
I'm looking for something meaningful, and I'm putting in the giant
effort of writing this online profile to find it. I don't have a
checklist when I date, but I generally appreciate people who have
lived enough life to have gathered an empirical understanding of
themselves and what they want.
I generally enjoy friends, food, video games, movies, laughter,
road trips, soaking up the sun at the beach, and hiking beautiful
places. I spend a lot of my nights drinking scotch while chilling
in the jacuzzi.
What I’m doing with my life
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Product manager and game designer. I spent my 20s jumping
industries and did some soul searching to find my (current)
Having just relocated to LA, I'm currently figuring out where to
explore (read: eat) next.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Thinking about what I want to eat next.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Lately I've consistent gotten "really laid back." I'm not a bum I
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Movies: A Beautiful Mind, Shawshank Redemption, American History X,
and pretty much every Pixar film. My taste correlates pretty
strongly with Rotten Tomatos haha.
TV shows: I haven't owned a TV or cable in 11 years, but I watch a
lot of shows on my computer. Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, and
Blacklist on the drama side. The rest are funny: Office, Parks
& Rec, Archer, Workaholics, South Park, RIP Stewart/Colbert,
etc. I also have a thing for competitive cooking shows, from the
trashy Hell's Kitchen to Top Chef and Chopped.
Books: I'm a big fan of YA fiction and Sci Fi. His Dark Materials
comes to mind.
Music: Lots of different stuff here. I grew up listening to
goth/black/death metal before graduating to trip hop, lyrical hip
hop, and angsty feminist music in college. These days I've tried
EDM, post-hardcore, and a bunch of other stuff that my roomie puts
on cuz she's a music hipster. My latest "favorite song" is Lana Del
Rey's Gods & Monsters.
Food: I'm a fatty.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
I used to think a lot about:
If I were king, what kind of legal/constitutional framework would I
create and how would my country turn out under it.
What life would be like if I were a spy for the CIA?
Now I often think about:
I wonder how many hours of sleep I can get away with tonight?
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Feeding my kitteh Lulu. Filling a bowl with food in response to
soul hauntingly persistent howling is the most consistent part of
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I posted my OkC profile on /r/OkCupid. A bunch of dudes checked me
out and no one left me feedback. :(
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