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My self-summary
Me: Good condition with low miles; athletic (esp tennis!); honest; irreverent; liberal-minded; non-religious; (too) selective; empathetic; introverted (unless I'm drinking or I trust you); overworked; underloved; often sarcastic; drug, smoke, and disease/STD-free; love kids, animals, and good-hearted people; not a "foodie" (I eat to live, and do not live to eat); love to travel, but I don't have anyone special to share the experience with. Maybe that's you?
Been single for 12 yrs. Looking for Ms Right, but so far, no dice. All the good ones can't be taken, right?? Plz help!!
I can't see "likes," so if you're interested, shoot me a quick message.
What I’m doing with my life
Working. Too many hours every week. I'm a lawyer. I work in corporate litigation at a firm in Manhattan. Currently, I go after the "bad guys" (i.e., banks that screw people over). It's a living, but it def does not define me. In fact, I find it utterly soul-sucking, so I'm looking for something more useful/beneficial to humanity. Maybe rescuing abused elephants in Thailand. Doing whatever I can to make sure my daughter (she's 23) is happy. Paying bills. Staying fit/healthy. Playing tennis whenever possible. Occasionally riding my motorcycle. Saving up for a nice home/farm with a pool, tennis court, and a big-ass yard for the rescue dogs/animals and chilluns that I want to have. Someday soon, I hope...
I’m really good at
Handling the details; being a dad; taking care of kids; tennis; writing/editing; listening to & observing others; cracking jokes; planning vacations (Portugal, India, and Cuba are next, I think); knowing near-useless info about cars and motorcycles; crushing Trump & GOP supporters with facts
The first things people usually notice about me
No clue. Probably that I'm short, pale, and bald. And have nice teeth. I've been mistaken for Scott Hamilton, Idris Elba, Ed Harris, Roger Federer, Jake Gyllenhall, and Ryan Gosling. Mostly Ryan Gosling ;-)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
BOOKS: Love 'em. A must-have at all times. Esp on the train to and from work. It's the one thing I look forward to every day. Current fav author is Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner, etc). Always on the lookout for the next great classic. Suggestions are appreciated.

SHOWS: I really liked Shameless, Weeds, Breaking Bad, and Sons of Anarchy. Just watched "Queen of the South" on Netflix. It's quite good. Check it out!

FAV MOVIES: Airplane!; Caddyshack; Fast Times at Ridgemont High; Cool Hand Luke; Office Space; The African Queen; No Country for Old Men; Dumb & Dumber; Deliverance; Gumball Rally; Pulp Fiction; The Godfather; Inglorious Basterds; Blood Diamond; Fargo; Meatballs!; My Cousin Vinny; Contact; Gangs of New York; the James James Bond series of movies

FOOD: I don't think animals should be killed for our mere culinary pleasure, so I do my best to avoid animal flesh. No cow, pig, lamb, etc. I'm not a nutcase about it, but I do my what I can. Every life matters. Thai, Indian, Japanese, Mexican; and Italian are my favs (esp pizza from Roberta's In Bushwick!); craft beer (esp Founders Coffee stout and Matilda by Goose Island)

MUSIC: Led Zep, The Who, Soundgarden, Van Halen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Pink Floyd, Wolfmother, the Doors, Steely Dan, AC/DC, Nirvana, Hall & Oates, White Stripes, Rage Against the Machine, Black Sabbath, BeeGees, Rush, Foreigner, Guns 'n' Roses, Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart/the Faces, etc.
Six things I could never do without
Something to read
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Currently, Trumplethinskin is haunting my thoughts with the daily horrors he's engaged in. I am def NOT happy with him, his cronies, or the 62.8 million ignorant fools who voted for him.
My daughter. She's 23. I worry. Esp with Drumpf as president.
Animals' plight. Or, more accurately, our willingness to ignore the torture and murder of animals so that we can enjoy the fleeting pleasure of eating their flesh. If I was king, I'd ban all killing of animals for food. We'd get over it. We don't need hot dogs, steak, pulled pork, lamb chops, hamburgers, chicken parm, etc. We just don't. Ugh. :-(
Massive income inequality in the U.S.
Hungry children.
Water and air pollution and global warming.
Meeting someone nice. As in kind. And funny. Who is single. And attracted to me. I worry that's never going to happen. It's been 12 f'ing years. 12! It's a lonely world out there. Gotta change that.
On a typical Friday night I am
...either at the gym, playing tennis, or at home, online, looking for a more interesting job and where to go on my next vacation. I'm not a big fan of bars/clubs, although I wouldn't mind shooting some pool, playing some ping pong, or catching some live music.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I dislike cigarettes, rollercoasters, mayonnaise, lobster, capers, trout pouts/botoxed lips, retouched OKC photos, corpulence, poorly maintained teeth, and most Republicans.
You should message me if are kind, have a great sense of humor, you aren't self-absorbed, have no STD's, like to laugh, are liberal-minded, like kids and animals, are not super-religious or married, and don't smoke. Also, if you're cold, emotionally distant, repressed, mean-spirited, bitter, angry, racist, or spiteful, then we won't be a good match.
If you like what you've read, shoot me a message. If I think there might be a spark, we'll meet for a drink and/or a bite to eat. Thx!
The two of us