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theskimo22

29 M Brooklyn, NY

My Details

Last Online
Today – 12:28pm
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White, Other
Height
Body Type
Average
Diet
Strictly anything
Smokes
No
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Religion
Atheism, and laughing about it
Sign
Libra
Education
Dropped out of space camp
Job
Art / Music / Writing
Income
More than $1,000,000
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids
Pets
Likes dogs and likes cats
Speaks
English (Fluently), Other (Fluently)

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My self-summary
hi. i'm erik. i'm weird but in a good way, i think. i was lost for a long time but i think i'm finding my way these days and that makes me smile. i listen to a lot of music and could easily spend a whole day in a record store. i like questions and answers equally but i am definitely more freak than geek.

i also play in a one manned psychedelic, koala-based, punk rock band (think the flaming lips meets the wipers with a dash of the kinks.. but with more koala's and laser eyes).

i'm not entirely sure who or what i'm looking for but i don't think anyone really does.. i suppose someone nice but not all the time (it's good to be an asshole sometimes). someone who loves music (preferably picking neil young over bob dylan every time but not required). creative people (if you make things, we'll certainly get along). someone that will give me a hug even when i'm being stupid (especially when i'm being stupid). someone who understands the power of "yes!" (there's a lot of negativity in the world and, while i'm not saying it's not just, there's something to be said for the awesomeness of "yes!").
What I’m doing with my life
making art. eating potatoes. running away with the circus. wandering / exploring. freelance motion graphics, web design & other artsy gigs. playing shows, making films/videos & trying to release records.

this year looks like it may be a bit busy (a good busy) for me with performing shows.. i can't actually believe some of the great things that have been happening lately.. thanks universe!
I’m really good at
having adventures. being sarcastic. being weird. instigating a dance party / sing-a-long. playing hide and seek in ikea. getting lost. starting bands. growing a beard. drinking juicebox wine in rittenhouse square. making mixtapes/cds. being bangerang. making things more koala-based.

i play a lot of musical instruments. i have decided that i can play any instrument i can find, given some time to become friends with it.
The first things people usually notice about me
my boycott of shoes? they're little prisons for your feet!
[its been about 10 years since i've worn them]

or that llyydddddddddddddd is being an asshole..
or maybe that i'm beardy?
i don't know, what did you first notice?
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
[1, books.]
kurt vonnegut, cat's cradle; nick hornby, high fidelity; j. m. barrie, peter & wendy; will oldham, will oldham on bonnie 'prince' billy; katherine dunn, geek love; jim derogatis, staring at sound; kim cooper, 33 1/3 neutral milk hotel's in the aeroplane over the sea; & more philosophy/artsy/music non-fiction.

[2, movies.]
harold & maude. moonrise kingdom. wall-e. eternal sunshine of the spotless mind. high fidelity. the science of sleep. dig!. elling. closer. royal tenenbaums. auberge espagnole. once. rory o'shea was here. don't look back. the sandlot. mutual appreciation. hook.

[3, shows.]
freaks and geeks. mad men. firefly. the daily show. house. the office. boy meets world. adventure time. mythbusters. how i met your mother. bob's burgers.

[4, music. *besides the beatles.. they don't count.]
the avett brothers. ben kweller. blind melon. bonnie 'prince' billy. the brian jonestown massacre. cat power. damien jurado. daniel johnston. the detroit cobras. dinosaur jr. the dodos. eels. the flaming lips. the gories. grandaddy. the high strung. jimi hendrix. the kinks. the magic numbers. the magnetic fields. man man. the modern lovers. nana grizol. neil young. neutral milk hotel. nick drake. okkervil river. palace music. pavement. pixies. pink floyd. radiohead. regina spektor. sparklehorse. titus andronicus. tripping daisy. the velvet underground. weezer. the white stripes. will oldham. the wipers. wolf parade.

[5, food.]
potatoes. pickles. toast. mac n cheese. chocolate chip cookies (damn you cookie monster!). oranges. watermelon. steak. rabbit. macaroni salad.
The six things I could never do without
a. evolution.
b. hugs.
c. a good chair.
d. music.
e. potatoes.
f. sarcasm.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
a. if the navy or city of philadelphia is doing zombie experiments at the abandoned parts of the naval yard. it's creepy there.
b. flea circuses. did you know that human fleas are going extinct?
c. how "schoolhouse rocks! rock" is one of the best albums of the 90s.. blind melon, pavement, ween, daniel johnston and more, so many great bands on that album!
d. "big issues. liberty. rights. justice. kings died, kingdoms fell. i don't regret the kingdoms - what sense in borders and nations and patriotism? but i miss the kings." -maude.
e. what it would be like to be an ant walking through the grass in a field during a rock concert? would it sound like the end of the world?
On a typical Friday night I am
potentially playing a show or at a show or on some art/performance adventure..

but if im not then im probably playing a musical instrument. hugging a kitten. baking a potato. wandering/exploring. fighting crime (shhh, it's a secret). sitting/drinking/conversing/playing ms. pacman at a tavern/pub of some sorts. talking about space monkeys with harpoons or koalas with laser eyes.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
(these aren't secrets at all.. they're more like random facts..)
a. i've named my wheelchair.
b. will oldham & the flaming lips have acknowledged my existence (will oldham and i even hugged once.. it was magical -- and wayne of the lips thought i was weird and asked if he could take a picture of my koala with laser eyes tattoo).
c. i once wrote a short film about peter pan in his twenties.. at the time it was semi-autobiographical.
d. i have a laser-eyed koala tattooed on my shoulder.
e. oh, and i really like potatoes. a lot.
I’m looking for
  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 23–36
  • Near me
  • For new friends
You should message me if
you want to exchange random and/or happy thoughts. you want to collaboratively create something. you want to go grab a drink and ramble. you like to dance to at shows. you want to color. you want to exchange mixtapes. you want to go wander/have an adventure in the city. you make the best potatoes in the world and want to make it for me. you need a hug, i'm pretty awesome at it. you want to potentially date a weirdo, beardy, circus freak, music junkie who survives on happy thoughts, potatoes, and a bit of whiskey.