Among people who know me best, I might be the 'off-beat' fella in the group. I was once accused of being 'The Kramer.' I'm always reading a book about something having to do with painting "the big picture," -- whether in philosophy, history, etc. I'm always collecting music that is either avant-garde/way far out, of significant historical value, or just flippin' sweet.
I've only been to one other country in my life -- India, but it was an experience that made me want to see much more of this world.
This is Boston so I need to say up front -- I don't care about sports at all. I mean at all. I'm totally sports ignorant. Actually, let's fill fenway park with something fun. Water and diving boards? A disco? Gigantic ball pit? A cement bowl and rollerblade rentals? A miniature underwater city?
I will die with a nice full head of hair.
I'd like to meet someone who is fun. You can be totally off the wall as long as you have some ideas and values to live by and ground you.
(Finally, apparently a lot of men on here lie about their height. So FYI, when I put 5'7" that means I'm 5'7". I'm not 5'5" and lying to you about a couple inches. It's kinda sad that I need to write this.)
Working for a real estate office in Boston.
practicing the guitar and learning about diatonic harmony
In my spare time, I'm achieving total heaviosity.
I can also make 3 sounds at once with my mouth to form a circus type of song. Don't ask me to do it on command. It will be anti-climactic.
Also, I like to make the occasional meme. I aspire to become better at planking, owling, batmanning, sleevefacing, and roller coaster chess.
I'm also pretty good at playing devil's advocate.
Second thing? Maybe my eyes. Maybe that I'm not as serious as they think I am from my face. Or maybe that they thought I was much younger than I actually am.
I like to read stories by people like:
George R.R. Martin
Movies: Godfather, Taxi Driver, a ton of Woody Allen movies, Quentin Tarantino, Coen Brothers, Terry Gilliam. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Jerk, Three Amigos!, Defending Your Life
TV: I think Six Feet Under is one of the greatest things ever. Curb Your Enthusiasm, Flight of the Conchords, Sopranos, Game of Thrones, Band of Brothers, VICE News, Breaking Bad, Peep Show, Orphan Black. My ocassional whacked out immature indulgence is Wonder Showzen.
Music: lots of jazz, blues, avant garde noise, klezmer, some weird shit from Japan, etc.
Ok, I'll name a few names. John Zorn, Frank Zappa, Anthony Braxton, Ennio Morricone, Ornette Coleman, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Velvet Underground, Fela Kuti, Aphex Twin, The Bad Plus, Pat Metheny, Serge Gainsbourg, Black Sabbath, Ry Cooder, Talking Heads, Boredoms, Dead Milkmen, Ramones, Golem, Elmore James, Sonny Boy Williamson, Robert Johnson, Skip James, Mississippi John Hurt, Son House, Henry Cow, Laurie Anderson, Fred Frith, Negativland, Michael Hedges, Eric Dolphy, Marc Ribot, Neu!, Can, Kraftwerk, Ratatat, Squarepusher, Shpongle, Captain Beefheart, Ween, Jimi Hendrix, Funkadelic, Butthole Surfers (their 80s stuff), the Dead Milkmen, Cibo Matto, Devo, Moldy Peaches, the Modern Lovers, Pixies, Sonic Youth, X-Ray Spex, Mr. Bungle, Juan Garcia Esquivel, etc. My itunes would play for 6 months before repeating a song.
Locally, I like Club d'Elf and Nephrok Allstars.
(I also have a half terabyte of Grateful Dead and Phish shows. Preferrably recordings that are SBD -> Master Reel -> DAT if you know what I'm talkin' about. Don't judge.)
Food: my tastes are eastern hemisphere. very spicy. plus italian.
rube goldberg machine
leopard print snuggie
a hole in the head
How having a specific identity is a blessing and a burden.
What new music to seek out
The relase date for "The Winds of Winter."
You're more interested in chemistry than resumes.
You agree we should be slow to judge each other on first meeting.
You can handle me teasing you.
You can handle a guy with some quirks/idiosyncrasies
You wanna be Ygritte, while I be Jon Snow.
You wanna teach me how to salsa.
You possess character and accountability.
You have a suggestion for my profile.
You prefer this kind of art to the original
Finally, my turn-offs include: lots of make-up, heavy eyebrow modification, and asking me to follow your instagram account full of selfies