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My self-summary
is a work in progress.

My name is Ryan Fox.

Originally from ChIcago. Currently living in Oakland. Work for a Biotech company in South San Francisco, supporting Engineering / Construction projects.
What I’m doing with my life
Living the dream . . . living the dream . . .

Work in Biotech/Pharmaceuticals industry. Majored in Sociology and minored in Psychology and History, then went to grad school for Sociology, so kind of weird that I ended up in Biotech/Pharma.
I’m really good at
Filling in blank boxes.
Being myself.
Being a smart ass
Using verbs to start sentences.
The first things people usually notice about me
Blue Eyes
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Hell's Angels by Hunter S. Thompson, The Great Shark Hunt, Guns, Germs and Steel, Outliers, Blink, Tipping Point, The Celestine Prophecy, Einstein, The Catcher in the Rye, The Audacity of Hope, Dreams My Father, My Life by Bill Clinton, Terror in the Mind of God, Dancing Skeletons, Rebel Hearts, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Trips, This is your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession, etc.

Movies: Raising Arizona, The Big Lebowski, The Hudsucker Proxy, Burn After Reading, Intolerable Cruelty, Fargo, Oh Brother, Where Art Though?, The Ladykillers, etc. Also love: I Heart Huckabee, Drowning Mona, Monty Python, Anchor Man, The Marx Brothers, Dial M for Murder, Small Time Crooks, Annie Hall, Deconstructing Harry, Bananas, Take the Money and Run, Naked Guns, Airplane, Bob Roberts, Stripes, Brain Candy, Cadyshack, Spies Like Us, Capitalism: A Love Story

TV: Arrested Development, Silicon Valley, Real Time with Bill Maher, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, The Simpsons, South Park, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Futurama, SNL, The Office, Dream On, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, NFL Football (Bears Fan) etc.

Music: Zappa, Beatles, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Syd Barrett, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Gentle Giant, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, B.B. King, Bo Diddley, Bill Withers, The Jeff Beck Group, George Harrison, Dear Tick, Grizzly Bear, Devendra Banhart, Woody Guthrie, Beck, Anoushka Shankar, Ravi Shankar, Billy Joel, Snoop Dog, Dr Dre, Ice Cube, Cypress Hill, A Tribe Called Quest, Early Waylon Jennings, Traffic, Paul McCartney, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Dave Brubeck, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk, Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Sun Ra, Thelonious Monk, Phish, The Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, Eric Clapton, Blind Faith, Led Zeppelin, Can, T. Rex, Donovan, Cat Stevens, Son Little, St. Paul and The Broken Bones, Brian Eno, David Byrne, Alice Coltrane, John Coltrane, String Cheese Incident, Keller Williams, Ry Cooder, Leftover Salmon, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Richie Havens, The Allman Brothers, Umphrey's McGee, Les Claypool, Talking Heads, Television, Cake, Guns N Roses, Chet Atkins, Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday, Cannonball Adderley, Curtis Mayfield, David Bowie, Oliver Nelson, Savoy Brown, Sean Rowe, Simon Dupree and the Big Sound, Paul Simon, The Band, Beastie Boys, The Doors, Louis Armstrong, Moby Grape, Carmen McRae, Local Natives, Theresa Anderson, Blitzen Trapper, Roy Hargrove, Fela Kuti, Mulatu Astatke, Samuel Yirga, Ornette Coleman, Leadbelly, Elizabeth Cotton, Bill Frisell, Les Paul, Charlie Parker, Early Genesis (when Peter Gabriel was lead singer/writer), Fats Waller, Bob Marley, Jamiroquai, Marvin Gaye, Sixto Rodriguez, Flaming Lips, Joe Cocker, Prince, Anthony Hamilton, Michael Jackson, Don Cherry, Captain Beefheart, Elvis Costello, Andy Palacio, Aurelio Martínez, Crosby/Stills,/Nash & Young, Van Morrison, Dr. John, Charles Mingus, Eric Dolphy, Count Basie, Herbie Hancock, Gil Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Gill Landry, Sly & The Family Stone, Larry Graham, John McLaughlin, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Billy Cobham, James Brown, George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic, Stevie Wonder, Kool & The Gang, Joe Zawinul, Jaco Pastorius, Wayne Shorter, Weather Report, Iggy Pop, etc.

Food: Love all kinds of different food including: Chinese, Thai, Italian, Greek, Steak, Chicago Style Thick Crust Pizza, Salmon, Tuna, green beans, balsamic dressing etc.
Six things I could never do without
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Political and social issues
An assortment of other random and goofy shit.
On a typical Friday night I am
Dancing . . . Dancing in the streets . . .

Note: Not really much of a dancer. Just being goofy and referencing a Grateful Dead cover.

Really depends. Sometimes just feel like relaxing at my place and watch a movie or listen to music. But also enjoy going out to a bar for a few drinks and possibly some live music.

I play guitar, so sometimes just want to stay in and play some music. Always looking to jam with other people, so drop me a line if you want to play some music.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Sometimes I use OKCupid's handy enemy % to search for my nemesis.
You should message me if
You want to. Looking to meet new friends, maybe fellow musicians, and possibly a more serious long-term relationship. So if you think we might get along, feel free to drop me a line.
The two of us