Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm really just a genuine, sincere guy who wishes everyone would
just take chill and try writing some free-associative poetry for a
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
My job is so strange that it's still hard to believe, and I won't
entirely blame you if you still don't: managing the consulting
project in Washington State for advisory on marijuana
Previously, I had written: Nobody thinks I have a job, but I do. I
spend a lot of time with different people everyday, wearing flannel
and receiving compliments on my mustache, doing different things,
and paying modest rent. My career has arced towards writing and
editing (though also towards public service), which is all in line
with my grand plan. I spend a decent amount of time split between
coffee shops, the gym, and bars, and I like to spend as much time
as possible around the people I admire and enjoy.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
The first things people usually notice about me
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either my mustache or my rugged fashion
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I do like books. Generally, I like the guys from the 1930s
(Hemingway, Fitzgerald, DH Lawrence) and the guys from the 1970s
(Ken Kesey, H. S. Thompson, Norman Mailer, and Tom Wolfe). There's
also a wonderful little book by a woman named Stephenie Meyer about
vampires that I read a few months ago. It had a lot of sexual angst
and suburban suspense and I liked it even though the ending was
I love Seinfeld but it's taken me a few years to learn that nobody
wants to hear about it anymore.
Food: I mainly just eat whatever it takes to flatter whoever I'm
eating with. I just order what they order.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
a pair of running/gym shorts with a pocket inside; words, written
or spoken; a fresh supply of people to meet; SIRI to record my text
messages and wandering thoughts; a feeling of control, destiny, and
a bright future; and people who let me eat food off their plate
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
I don't know. But the less of it spent on the internet, the better.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Planning a night out in Oakland or San Francisco, meeting up with
old friends or new ones. Sometimes I'm a bit exhausted from a few
laps running around Lake Merritt and I just want to eat some
fucking dinner, drink a bit of scotch, and read a book (David
Foster Wallace, at the moment).
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I call the police a lot; partly to keep my community intact and
partly to see if the reported crime will get a rise out of the 911
dispatcher. (It never does; those folks are a phlegmatic group.)
You should message me if
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you think its cool to be smart, and what's more is that you think
it's challenging, funny, and a part of life rarely worth
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