Voilà...The 'answer' to, "Why RhythmMethodd?":
...So there I was, sitting around with Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart--y'see, they were starting a new band and I suggested calling it 'Rhythm Methodd' and they said, "Rhythm Methodd? How about 'Eurythmics'?" and I said, "Eurythmics? Are you kidding me? 'Rhythm Methodd' is a great name; ya gotta go with 'Rhythm Methodd'!" And they said, "What do You know? You're from Canada! You've got Rush, Leonard fuckin' narcoleptic Cohen and that's all!" And I said, "Listen you pompous Carnaby Street rejects, you'd have trouble recognizing a good thing if it fell onto your lap." And they said, "Oh yeah? Well, um, um.....Canadian beer sucks!" THAT was when the shit really hit the fan.
We are all ever-evolving works-in-progress; that may be why relationships requires compromise and periodic adjustment. Talk amongst yourselves...
I'm a literate sensualist and a creative conversationalist; I'm also a creative sensualist and a literate conversationalist. I'm a fusion of it all. I give good tête-à-tête...
I reject affectation, but strive to effect affection perfection. I'm a world-ranked kisser/hugger/cuddler--looking for a partner in the pairs category.
I prefer to pray to rather than prey upon. I'd opt for super silliest superseding supercilious.
I can tell a Munch (Edvard) from a Munsch (Robert). But of Munch and Munsch, was either much of a mensch?
I'd rather have an alter ego than be an alter kacker.
I am a) amused b) befuddled c) confused d) dumbfounded, etc., that people would travel half way around the world for an activity's adrenalin rush, move across several time zones for a job, yet steadfastly assume that their 'intended' must live within a maximum radius that could allow them to listen to the first half of 'This American Life' during a drive there, and the second half on the way back.
Vocationally, I'm a vocalist (singer/voice artist)...basso profundo/deep bass (although my academic background is Public Policy).
I spent three weeks volunteering on two separate occasions in the NY/NJ post Superstorm Sandy disaster relief effort--gutting homes, community centers, synagogues, churches in Hoboken, Long Island, Brooklyn, and Queens. Tikkun Olam - Repairing The World (an 1,800 year old Talmudic concept modified 500 years ago by mystic Kabbalah followers) is a principle I prefer to practice rather than preach.
I live by the courage of my convictions and have the constitution to stand by them. Can you say that about yourself?
At some point, I'll leave this--my home town--and relocate elsewhere; you might expedite it.
Insight, Sinsight, & Hindsight
Sense of adventure
...playing 'Botticelli' during road trips.
Also, I tell THE best--and I say this with a complete lack of humility--I tell THE best version of 'The Aristocrats' ever. Ever.
George Carlin, Lenny Bruce, Henry Rollins, Taylor Mali, Sarah Silverman, Stewart & Colbert.
An Idiot Abroad, (Judge) John Hodgman podcasts, Les Ballets Trockadero
Postmodern Jukebox, The Persuasions, The Band, Kinky Friedman and the Texas Jewboys, Young@Heart Chorus, The East Village Opera Company, Gypsy Devils, Tuck & Patti, Meshugga Beach Party, and of course...Yosh Shmenge & Stan Shmenge - - The Shmenge Brothers.
Southern Blues/Rock, Soul, old R 'n B, a Cappella, Jazz, Classical, Klezmer, Chazzanut.
Most fun performance moment: singing 'Under The Boardwalk' a Cappella with The Drifters & The Persuasions together on stage.
A trio of songs to dance to: Wild Night--Van Morrison; Cover Me--Bruce Springsteen; Where Have All The Cowboys Gone--Paula Cole. Special mention...(best post-dinner living room 'fluffy' dance tune) Dance With Me--Orleans. Best pre-bedtime dance tune: Moon River--Andy Williams.
However...the best 2 1/2 minutes of pure, simple, rhythmic, driving beat to dance to is Dylan's All Along The Watchtower.
Best Music Video Ever: Put Down the Duckie
Maus, The Yiddish Policemen's Union, Into Thin Air, Marley & Me, Tuesdays With Morrie, To Kill A Mockingbird, 18th & 19th century romance poetry--read aloud to my honey, i.e., 'She Walks in Beauty' - Byron (1813)
All food played with by consenting adults. Oh, but if we're talking about 'eating', then--Indian, Chinese, (Good) Pizza, Mexican, Italian, Geek, uh--Greek (well, there's always room to eat a little geek, too).
Originality, memories, purpose, passion, integrity, hope, and--a little self-indulgence...I really, really enjoy my regular shvitz (steam bath), and, when the temp drops to 0°F (-18°C) ...my red gatkes.
I'm thinking about whether this year I may summit Mt. Rainier--the highest volcano (14,411 feet) and most glaciated peak in the lower 48 (I'm on a waiting list).
I'm thinking whether someone here might like to become a future ex pat in Panama? Or come take a walk with me on the Camino de Santiago.
I'm thinking about why is it, regardless of what I click in the 'I'm looking for...' category (I keep selecting long-term) the robot reverts it to 'friends' and deletes anything else. What kind of guy does it think I am? Let's see--being in touch with my feminine side despite my masculinity, I place a premium on pleasing my partner, I can stop and ask for directions, and I can admit when I'm wrong. Oh, and I always put the toilet seat down. How refreshing. But I digress...
Or you want someone to: share with, be challenged by, learn from, inspire/be inspired by, or...if you're really horny--that works, too! I'm kidding! Geez--lighten up a little!
You've made it this far; bravo. Feel free to complete my own little survey. Answer in the spirit with which it's been written:
1. Toilet paper ought to be placed
2. Toothpaste should be squeezed from
a) the top
b) the bottom
c) from any damn place one feels like squeezing
3. First date conversation topics--which engage you and which repel you?:
a) How much money he makes
b) The next model car he's getting
c) Where he's travelled
d) Why he went to see 'The Vagina Monologues' 37 times
e) Which anatomical part his birthmark resembles and where on his body you can find it
4. Your birthday is approaching. Would you prefer
a) to have your boyfriend take you to a 5 star restaurant, followed by an appearance at a chic club, and then be given a gift so expensive you take out a loan to pay the insurance on it, or
b) to have dinner cooked for you at home (with a playful dessert), have your bath drawn, soft music, candles, and a boyfriend who becomes your man-servant for the evening, or
c) have your boyfriend forget your birthday so he can be guilted into anything you want for the next 365 days
4.1. What's something you really suck at, but continue to do anyway?
4.2. Which one of the following do you best relate to?
a) "Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames."
b) "This is a great space; I can do a lot with it."
c) "I've told you a thousand times--stop taking my stuff without asking first!"
5. Which dwarf mirrors you most? You may combine two, i.e., Sleepy & Sneezy to make Sleezy [sic]. Me? Grumpy and Dopey make me Gropey!
5.2. Winnie-the-Pooh's (donkey) friend is
d) Ratso Rizzo
e) (Who gives) A Rat's Ass
5.3. Brian Griffin or Mr. Peabody?
5.4. Approximately how many socks do you lose in the dryer annually and what is your theory regarding their disappearance?
5.5. What name(s) have you recently used at Starbucks? Me? Spartacus and Clark Kent.
6. Which (4-6) people--living or dead--would you like to invite over for a dinner party?
6.1. What's your comfort food?
6.2. Oy Oy Ma is
a) a dyslexic cellist
b) your response to: "Nu, when are you bringing your new friend over to meet us already?"
6.3. If 'Life is Art', which artist would best reflect your life?
7. Which word would you like to use more often as part of your vernacular? Me? It's a toss up between brouhaha or floccinaucinihilipilification.
7.1. You would be best described as :
8. We spend an evening in, lip-syncing Motown classics; would you rather be Diana Ross or The Supremes?
8.1. The best 'Happy' song on planet Earth is:
a) Happy--Pharrell Williams
b) If You Wanna Be Happy--Jimmy Soul
c) Come On Get Happy--The Partridge Family
d) So Happy Together--The Turtles
e) Happy--Pharrell Williams
8.2. I just love it when _____________________
8.3. I just hate it when _____________________
8.4. Two--four--six--eight, what do you appreciate?
8.5. What's the diff?
a) "Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option." - Mark Twain
b) "Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option." - Maya Angelou
9. Vladimir Petrovich, my KGB interrogator, said (to me - - after several hours, "You are a very clever man."
a) I strongly agree with this statement
b) I strongly disagree with this statement
c) Whaaa? Why would a KGB guy be taking your okc profile survey? (Psssst, what's KGB, anyway?)
9.1. You've been peeing your pants while reading this profile because:
a) It's funny. Really funny
b) You have a UTI
c) You sneezed and your catheter became dislodged
d) You just downed a sixpack of Bud, you'd need a GPS to find the bathroom 4 feet away, and you're totally unfazed (cuz...)
e) ...You're wearing a diaper
10. Select one choice which may best describe the person you have been reading about:
d) In need of an Editor
e) All of the above
f) Had I known we were gonna be tested, I would've bought your profile crib notes on Amazon.
...If you are a member of the NRA, I hope you enjoyed my profile, but we'd be so basically philosophically diametrically opposite, it would be futile to contact me...
...I take that back; if you are a member of the NRA, you are too stupid to understand anything intelligent so as to derive enjoyment from it.
Penultimately, do you have ANY idea how this profile differs from (most likely) any other on here?
FINALLY.....(this is where you come in.)