Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm Ben. Hi : )
Real quick - I feel compelled to write this for some reason:
I apologize on behalf of my gender. I empathize with you regarding
all of the dumb, copy-and-pasted, misspelled messages you get. But
just know that behind even the most irritating "yo gurl... sup",
that there's a person with thoughts and feelings! Probably trying
to connect! So don't get jaded, it's not their fault that they're
clueless! Being a guy is weird and hard and nobody teaches us how
to do it well.
Alright, off the soap box, random aside is done now.
Ok, about me:
I'm spontaneous and grounded. Whimsical and logical. I like
adventure and am committed to living a fun, engaged and connected
I'm a performer and a musician. I play a lot of instruments and am
willing to barter said knowledge.
I'm a big supporter of the super burrito.
Burning man? Every chance I get. Scuba diving? Dude. Yes. So much.
In another life I'm a dive master on the Gili Islands. GGG? Fo sho.
Rock climbing, Snorkeling, snowboarding, biking, hiking, camping,
And travel? Indeed! I've been all over the world. Most recently was
a massive Southeastern Asia trip. I'm already plotting a return to
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I act. I music. direct. I music direct. I produce. I write.
And like any self respecting slash-career-professional, a million
other things of course.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
-Embracing my masculinity and confidence without being a douche
-Taking care of my mind, my body and everything else in
-Cooking. I make amazing food.
-Making up words. (See: De-awkwardizing)
-Being honest like a mofo.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My eyes. They change color depending on what I'm wearing.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I'm a big podcaster. Like. To a nerdy extent. When we hang out I'm
gonna say - "oh there was this podcast where..."
Fav's include: Savage Lovecast, This American Life, RadioLab, 99%
Invisible, Invisibilia, Snap Judgement, The Truth, TED Talks, WTF,
Favorite Movies: Amadeus, the Jerk, Hayao Miyazaki or Secret of
Nimh from when I was wee.
Books: Right now I'm having a love affair with Murakami. I really
recommend you do this too, but what else... Catch 22, The
Fountainhead or Ender's Game from when I was wee.
Musical Artists: Shakey Graves, Youth Lagoon, Ben Folds, Ryan
Adams, Tallest Man on Earth... I'm overwhelmed already. There's a
lot of em.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1) Chordal Instruments.
2) Good Whiskeys.
5) A solid Calendar/ To Do List app.
6) and Gaff Tape. That shit will solve all your problems.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How to correctly use the word "ironic".
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Performing, Rehearsing, Hanging, Drinking, Romping, Frequenting a
delightful hidden spot in the mission, or taking the night off from
a week of the aforementioned activities.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I'm totally okay with emoticons. Even the fancy emoji ones.
You should message me if
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You got a little adventure in ya ; )
And if you're actually interested in meeting me IN REAL LIFE. Life
is too short, my friends, to sit around talking on the internet.
Take a chance! You'll never get to know me, nor I you unless we
just sit down drink a beer and talk about jellyfish. Or life. Or
books. Or whatever.
Ok, have a nice day.
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