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My self-summary
I'm playful, analytical, communicative, and honest with myself and others. I try not to be boring or predictable and I appreciate the same in other people.

I am ethically non-monogamous which can also be known as polyamorous. This doesn't necessarily mean that I have a primary relationship and I'm looking for a side-piece or that I'm trying to drag you into some threesome fantasy but it does mean that I intend to be dating and sleeping with other people and potential partners should be emotionally equipped to deal with this. If you have any questions about non-monogamy I'm always happy to talk about it.
What I’m doing with my life
I've been a professional poker player for ten years; I was on ESPN once for 19 seconds and they made fun of me. I've been a stand up comic for four years; I've been accepted to two international comedy festivals (as a volunteer). I spend a decent amount of time rock climbing indoors because the glory and majesty of nature is inconveniently far away and sometimes tries to injure me. I joined an MMA gym recently and I'm enjoying the hell out of Brazilian jiu jitsu and (to a lesser extent) boxing and kickboxing.
I’m really good at
Bouldering, chopsticks, scrabble, beatboxing, board games, poker, stand up comedy, rope bondage, napping in public, grappling, listening to other people's problems, and finding joy in simple stupid things.
The first things people usually notice about me
I look very jewish. I probably didn't need to tell you that, you can see the pictures.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Food: I love almost all ethnic food. Japanese is my favorite.
Books: Neil Gaiman, Neal Stephenson and Chuck Palahniuk
Music: I like hip hop of every flavor, but especially stupid mainstream rap from the 90s. I like trip hop and big beat electronica. I like classic rock. I like everything. Argh.
Television: Community. Deadwood. Firefly. Rome. West Wing. Game of Thrones. Many others.
Movies: fight club, confessions of a dangerous mind, hero, big lebowski, inside man, Scott pilgrim. I like movies with unreliable narrators.
Comedians: Stewart Lee, Morgan Murphy, Myq Kaplan.
Podcasts: Hardcore History, Vox's The Weeds, Slate Money
Six things I could never do without
I could never do without laughter, games, music, sushi, bodies of water, and people to share them with.
On a typical Friday night I am
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I was driving home from Belltown at 1am and I was stopped at a red light. There was a car full of drunk girls next to me, and the girl in the passenger seat looked at me and said something to her friends about "old man". I was incensed; there was no way that she was more than 7 years younger than me. As the light turned green and we started to drive, she leaned out her window and said, "heeeyyyy. look at you, sexy motherfucker with your four eyes. Where you gonna be later tonight?" and i thought, "Later tonight? Its 1am!" Then i realized that I'm now an old man, and I took a right turn so I wouldn't have to talk to her.

I am not outdoorsy or laid back.

Update: I seem to be getting into hiking against my will. I am still not laid back.
You should message me if
You should message me if you're into shibari.

You should message me if you are capable of holding up your end of a conversation. This means that you need to be able to do more than small talk, neither of us really gives a shit how my day went.

You are playful, smart, funny, well spoken, surprising, enthusiastic, honest and not flaky. I'm attracted to girls with amazing smiles and expressive faces. No one has ever "had me at hello"; send me more than a one sentence message. I am not a fan of emojis or netspeak.
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