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45 Philadelphia, PA Man


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I’m looking for

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  • Ages 20-52
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My details

Last online
Nov 26
5' 10" (1.78m)
Body Type
Agnosticism and laughing about it
Post grad
Might want kids
English (Fluently), Spanish (Somewhat)
My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I've got a hellishly strong sense of adventure. And, I am ambitious. I love the unknown. Life is so short. If there is a plane that will take me to a new place, then I'll get on that plane.

I have a big personality, but I also appreciate the opportunity to get to know other people.

I'll never stop learning. I am fine with trying and failing. I've learned a lot from my mistakes. And, doing so has allowed me to succeed richly.

I truly enjoy meeting new people. I love Philly and live right here in center city.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Working as a prosecutor in Philadelphia
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Public speaking:
I've done it for years, and I love it. One of the reasons I love it, though, is that there is always something to improve. I always learn by watching others as well.

Public listening:
I walk around the city a lot. I learn plenty by listening to people on the street.

I enjoy listening every bit as much as speaking. I am a passionate person. You learn a whole lot just by using your ears.

Whether from experience, the classroom, or travel, I take every opportunity to learn. I'm never afraid to say, "I don't know." If I don't know, I don't fake it.

Staying in shape:
I swim and workout everyday. I love to scuba dive, sky dive, and surf. Recently, I've gotten into jujitsu and martial arts.

Cooking (not good at it):
I am not a great cook, but I am really good at appreciating a woman who enjoys cooking for others. And, I want to learn to cook better than I do.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My energy level. Higher than most, or so I'm told.

Then, my eyes and my smile. After about ten seconds of speaking to me, my intensity. So it goes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I read almost entirely non-fiction, news, and pure junk in magazines. I've sustained a lifelong interest in WWII and events in the Middle East and North Africa, where I have been fortunate enough to travel several times. So, I read books on these topics often.

My movie tastes range from documentaries (on anything from the weather to politics) to Woody Allen to film noir to The Exorcist. I also really enjoy films with Clint Eastwood or Sean Penn (as actors and directors). Old footage of Richard Prior and George Carlin doing stand-up is great, too.

A recent favorite: Let The Right One In (Swedish). In my opinion, it's a romance, not a horror film.

Way broader is my taste in music. I have tens of thousands of hours of music of all types. I listen to music daily.

Recent listening: Anything by Bach; Sex Pistols; Blondie; Black Flag; Empire (1981 release featuring members of Generation X other than Billy Idol); Sly and the Family Stone; John Frusciante's solo work; Misfits; Roxy Music; The Buzzcocks; Magazine; Silver Apples; and Lightnin Hopkins; Mississippi John Hurt; Vladislav Delay; Maria Callas; and Motorhead.

Then, there's Arvo Part; Brian Eno; The Cure; Chopin; Stax records; The Who; Djivan Gasparyan (I Will Not Be Sad in This World); My Morning Jacket; John Lee Hooker; Muddy Waters; Miles Davis; Lee Morgan; Patti Smith; City & Colour; Buddy Holly; Television; Elvis Costello; Otis Redding; and Public Image Ltd.

What about Charlie Feathers; The Cramps; George Jones; Joy Division; David Bowie: The Stone Roses; Leonard Cohen; Wire; Suicide; AC/DC; Rush (thru the Signals record); Kraftwerk; Neu!; The Stooges (especially Fun House); Black Sabbath; Siouxsie and the Banshees; Gram Parsons; Freddie Hubbard; Public Enemy; Ahmad Jamal; and Amy Winehouse?

Or, Dexter Gordon; Dolly Parton; The Replacements; Mahler's first couple of symphonies; several soundtracks; Gang of Four; and The Beach Boys (a crazy 1979 record called I Love You); and a couple songs by The Pirahnas?

Or, Beethoven's symphonies (all the odd-numbered ones); Jimi Hendrix; Echo and the Bunnymen; Aerosmith (first four records); Merle Haggard; John Coltrane?

I'm also a huge sucker for good horns. Neutral Milk Hotel (a band I hardly know) has a song called "The Fool" with a dirge-like pace and killer horn section.

MoMA recently featured a great exhibit on German Expressionism (really, Austrian and German Expressionism) with works by Otto Dix, Egon Schiele, Oskar Kokoschka, Vasily Kandinsky, Erich Heckel, Emil Nolde, all excellent artists.

I love good food. I love spicy food, Mexican (interior and coastal), Indian, etc. I'm trying my hand at cooking again. I'd love to meet someone who can show me how to get around a kitchen. I'm a sucker for good food and wine.

As with all of the above, I'm open to trying new things all the time. I'd love to have a woman clue me in on things I might not otherwise know in photography, art, food, music, movies, etc.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
martinis and good wine
water (drinking it, swimming in it, being immersed in it)
good conversation
the company of an attractive woman
challenges (yeah, I know that's really ten things; I'm not trying to fit myself into a prefab form anymore than I have to)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
just about everything. ask me.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Many times, I'm at home relaxing but, on the other hand, I'm often out on the town discovering new restaurants and bars.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I can tell you in person...
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.

Have a sense of adventure and a willingness to share or a good music recommendation; or

Are in shape;

Love art, design, or architecture (and know a lot about them so you can teach me);

Or, have nice eyebrows and pretty eyes.