gradylives
41 Atlanta, United States
Join today
Find great matches with our advanced matching system!
gradylives
Join today
Find great matches with our advanced matching system!
My self-summary
I'm a guy. Tall, kinda smart, kinda funny, kinda shy. Kinda bored. It's funny to give details about myself, cuz I'm a complex dude (really, aren't we all?) Do I talk about my massive book collection? My freakishly large music collection? My ability to make unbelievably good sweet tea? Or do I play the false humility "aw shucks" role?

So I'll say this about myself: I'm a nerd. NOT one of those unable to socialize, living in their moms basement types...More of a person who loves to read, watch great movies, hear good music, and have great conversation. I try to stay well-versed in a lot of different topics, but I tend to lean towards politics, the arts, music, race/class/gender issues and technology (and how all of those intersect).

I like to write and create music as well. Currently it's a hobby, but I'm thinking of making it more of a professional option.

I'm a big dude...like football player big. I'm around 6'2", @ 265lbs, but fit. I workout to blow off steam, and to keep away from all those illness that just jump on my demographic when we turn 30 or so. Despite being kinda huge, I am actually quite the gentleman, and very much a laid-back sort of guy.

I like women who are funny and smart and confident. Nothing is sexier than a woman who is comfortable in her own skin.

Recently I've been solo traveling pretty extensively, and I absolutely look forward to my next trip somewhere, soon!

If you have any questions about me, just shoot a line via email, cuz I know I'm missing something

I am restless, chill, and creative
What I’m doing with my life
Living it. And working. And increasing my absurd book and music collection. And trying to see as much of the world as possible.
I’m really good at
Writing, Djing, Scrabble, Conversation, and figuring things out
The first things people usually notice about me
My height? My size? My eyes? I dunno, honestly...probably the cape, though
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I've been in the books heavily lately:

Usually I'm reading a couple of books at once...I'm on a global sci-fi/fantasy kick lately, cuz most of humanity ain't from Europe, and our imaginations shouldn't be limited...N. K. Jemisin, Liu Cixin, Nnendi Okorafor are on my eBook shef at the moment

A TON of comic and graphic novels...I been outta the loop for the past year, and I don't know how that happened...

Toldja I'm kinda nerdy *shrug*

Best Movie?

NETFLIX IS CRACK! Still has me watching way too much stuff...mostly Asian thrillers at the moment

Best Album?
This has been an amazing year for music...Go Go Penguin. Nick Hakim. Kendrick Lamar (still!). Rick Ross. Kamasi Washington. Sampha.

Best Food -
Just got back from Thailand. *sigh*
The six things I could never do without
Good books, good music, good conversation, good sex, my own private space, and did I mention good sex?
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Politics, kids, music, learning, travel
On a typical Friday night I am
These days? Chillin at home. I know, I'm lame.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
So, it was me, my cousin Clinton, and this drunk preacher, right? So we went into this gay bar in Detroit...

Yeah, right. Ask me and I might tell you something good. NO, the above never happened
You should message me if
you are smart, confident, can carry on a good conversation, interesting, sexy, like to laugh, and aren't a pretentious ass. Or if you just have a good joke or two to share. Jokes are great!
More