I speak German, have been to Transylvania, and talk about world politics one minute and the absurdity of 80's music the next. I've had a lot of different interesting experiences and enjoy talking about almost anything under the sun.
I taught English in Germany for a year and had a lot of fun with that. Although my German was almost fluent, I still occasionally made some pretty funny mistakes, and my kids would ask some pretty hilarious questions.
I am passionate, intellectual, and quirky. ESTJ, if you put any stock in that.
I'm GGG (as in Dan Savage) and seek the same.
****Note: I currently have a "chin beard"...decided to shave off the "Abe Lincoln beard." :-)
I'm definitely a "work to live" not "live to work" type, so I spend a lot of time engaging in activism, going to concerts, etc. Friends and family are paramount, so I spend a lot of time with them. I'm very involved in progressive politics.
A fair number of strangers have commented on my deep, booming voice, which projects really well. Apparently I should "go into broadcasting," "do voice-overs," or "join a choir," according to a few strangers. I'll take those as compliments. *As of May 2012, I have actually done a voice-over!
People often notice that I talk a lot. I'm pretty opinionated but often rather whimsical once you get to know me better.
I have a goofy, quirky side that shows itself after a while, and I'm rarely boring.
Lots of non-fiction stuff on history, politics, etc.
Some fiction, mainly the classics
Movies: Donnie Darko, Secretary, Waking Life, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Wet Hot American Summer, Dazed and Confused, Amelie, Good-Bye Lenin, Big Lebowski, The Room, Office Space, lots of German movies
Music: Pink Floyd, Tool, Black Sabbath, Opeth, Broken Social Scene, Arcade Fire, Defiance, Ohio, Ra Ra Rasputin, alternative, various classic rock, 80's, indie rock, German hip-hop.
Food: German, Italian, and Mexican.
TV: Game of Thrones, Louie, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Wire, Mad Men, Simpsons, Seinfeld, The Office. Sports sometimes (Phillies and Eagles).
Likes: public transportation, nature, coffee shops, book stores, good conversation over food or beer, museums, naps, documentaries
Dislikes: traffic, long lines, materialism, reality TV, homophobia, racism, sexism, etc.
3. My passport
4. My music collection
5. Sense of humor
6. Social justice and politics
Actually that's not all that private. I'm a pretty open book :-)