duderedman
37 Oakland, United States
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My self-summary
In eternal search of awesomeness, while wearing an Aloha shirt.
What I’m doing with my life
Trying to make a dent in the universe by creating art that moves people, building technologies that genuinely make the world better (clean energy) and embracing the everlasting calm of karma, while having an enormous amount of fun along the way.
I’m really good at
Creativity
Wordplay
Storytelling
Beating the test
Planning amazing adventures
Selecting the perfect gift
Karaoke
Barbecuing
Having fun surfing while sucking at surfing
Parallel parking
The first things people usually notice about me
Energy! Which is related to my red hair.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: The Shipping News by Annie Proulx, The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai, 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami, Shame by Salman Rushdie, London Fields by Martin Amis, Life and Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee, Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel

Movies: Zoolander, Blue Valentine, Children of Men, The Godfather, almost all comedies

Shows: Breaking Bad, Parks & Rec, Seinfeld (still holds up!), Togetherness, Bored to Death, SF Giants games

Music: Guns N' Roses (unapologetically), Michael Jackson (ditto), reggae (no need), Yeezus, old Metallica, rock music that kicks ass (hard to find), harpsichord-free classical, Snoop/Kanye/Jay-Z, jazz

Food: All, hold the anchovies
The six things I could never do without
Live minds
Jokes
My dog
The ocean
Stories
The SF Giants...baseball is my yoga plus there's so much more going on than meets the eye
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Cleantechnology communications (my job)
How to craft electrifying stories (I'm a novelist too)
How I can work a pun into a sentence
Achieving while savoring
On a typical Friday night I am
Doing something I've never done before
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
One of my goals in life is to get The Humpty Dance played at every wedding I attend.

It usually works
You should message me if
You can't stop cracking jokes
You've thought it through - and know what you want
You're an excellent communicator
You like going to midweek Giants games
You'd like to ride a bicycle built for two
You're good at bullshittin but hate bullshit
You're fearless!
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