Darklighter87
29 Amherst, United States
Join today
Find great matches with our advanced matching system!
Darklighter87
Join today
Find great matches with our advanced matching system!
My self-summary
I am Dan. I love games, sports, kayaking, hiking, running (sometimes, love/hate relationship), the ocean, animals (especially dogs), and astronomy. Also write a lot and occasionally try my hand at making board or card games.

Love trying new beers, being inside watching television, going outside to be on a lake or on top of a mountain, chilling with siblings or friends playing games, and the rare opportunity to travel.

Big believer in "treat others as you wish to be treated." Try to be as understanding and compassionate as possible. Pretty open and accepting, and willing to try a lot, but I also totally know where I draw my own personal boundaries.
What I’m doing with my life
Enjoying the little things.

Trying to learn as much as I can.

Watching everything Maria Bamford does, and admiring her work to de-stigmatize mental illness.
I’m really good at
Making Ghostbusters references.

Staying up way too late looking up somewhat pointless information online.

Dubsmash videos.
The first things people usually notice about me
Tattoos

Or my glasses.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books:
I read mostly nonfiction. But my favorite fiction book is "The Raw Shark Texts" by Stephen Hall.

Movies:
Gojira, Ghostbusters, Mad Max: Fury Road, all Edgar Wright and Miyazaki, Swiss Army Man (really loving Daniel Radcliffe's super weird film selections)

Shows:
Community, Parks & Rec, The Wire, Orange is the New Black, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Lady Dynamite

Music:
Sufjan Stevens, Matt & Kim, Robyn, 8bit bEtty, The Talking Heads, The Heavy, and my sisters got me into this Hamilton phenomenon.

Comics:
Y: The Last Man, Bitch Planet, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Ms. Marvel, Gotham Central, Saga, Lumberjanes, Monstress

Podcasts:
99% Invisible, Infinite Monkey Cage, Cracked Podcast, Garbage Time with Katie Nolan Podcast, The Weekly Planet, Serial (yeah, I'm one of the few who also liked Season 2, apparently), Keeping It 1600
The six things I could never do without
Board/video games
Showers
Friends with dogs
Frozen yogurt
My kayak
Electricity (for a prolonged period of time, at least)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Why do people pronounce it "ree-cee's pee-cee's"? It already rhymes if you say it correctly!

How, after all this concussion nonsense, is the NFL still so damn popular?

I think a lot about the ways people view sports.

Is Shark Week actually good for sharks?
On a typical Friday night I am
Lately, probably at home or at a bar reading about one of the Presidents. Pretty obsessed with them lately.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I really hate Ron Weasley. Sorry, but Hermione settled hard...
You should message me if
You want someone to grab a drink and chat with, or to see a movie with, or to just chill in some other capacity, and something here made you think I'd be someone you'd want to do those things with.

Or you want to engage in a pun battle. I make a lot of bad/punny/goofy jokes.
More