RenaissanceMark
40 Brooklyn, United States
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My self-summary
I would consider myself an affable guy with a strong ambition to lead a fulfilling life. My modus operandi echoes the Ogden Nash quote "Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling."

I guess I identify with many characteristics of being a Libra, not that I'm much of an astrology buff. Making others laugh is a favorite pastime in addition to sports, music, film, cooking, and travel. In fact, those would be the main sections if I were to start a publication about myself. I'm not narcissistic enough to do that, so I'll just take you on a date to learn more about me instead.
What I’m doing with my life
After working as a trader for more than a decade, my creative side led a coup and eventually dropped me in the world of freelance commercial and film production.

I also produce, act, direct, write, act, and strum my guitar in various theatre/film/music projects with like-minded collaborators when I have the time.
I’m really good at
This is starting to get redundant. I mentioned the guitar, acting, etc. In addition, I can cook a damn good meal. I'm really good at backgammon (does that even matter?).
The first things people usually notice about me
My smile or my freakishly large biceps/triceps.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books- The Sun Also Rises, The Alchemist, Let The Great World Spin, Factotum, Havana Nocturne, Fooled By Randomness, Motherless Brooklyn.

Music (in no specific order)- Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Tame Impala, Grizzly Bear, Arcade Fire, Kurt Vile, The Black Keys, Beck, The National, Andrew Bird, Local Natives, Father John Misty, Ween, Pavement, Fela Kuti, Curtis Mayfield, Aesop Rock, Sufjan Stevens, Jack White, Caribou, Coltrane, Miles, Herbie Hancock, Stones, Bowie, Zeppelin, Zappa.

Movies- (includes but not limited to) Goodfellas, 8 1/2, On the Waterfront, Dog Day Afternoon, Shawshank Redemption, Braveheart, Annie Hall, Pulp Fiction, History of the World: Part I, Rushmore, Caddyshack.

Shows- Breaking Bad, Game Of Thrones, The Sopranos, Arrested Development, Louie, Trailer Park Boys.
The six things I could never do without
...if I wanted to make a smoothie:
kale
green apple
ginger
celery
turmeric
almond milk
(try it)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I divide most of my pensive thought among a diverse group of topics to avoid rumination.
On a typical Friday night I am
Solving mysteries with my team of paranormal investigators.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I love food!
You should message me if
You don't have a shirtless profile picture taken in front of a mirror. No wait, that's your prerequisite, right?
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