johlk
36 Philadelphia, United States
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My self-summary
I am terrific. You should definitely want to meet me.
What I’m doing with my life
I tutor high school kids and teach college history classes, as far as work goes. I'm also a semi-professional quizzo hustler. We are very good at it.

Also reading books, watching television, listening to music, wasting time on the internet. I like going out to bars and restaurants, trying new food and drink, relaxing with friends, following the Phillies (less so lately...sigh), exploring the city when the weather's nice.
I’m really good at
Quizzo, as noted above. Any other trivia related thing. I know lots of random things - about history, in particular, but I have a wide range of random knowledge at my command.

Also, laughing - many friends have noted that I am a very receptive audience for their attempted witticisms. I will likely also laugh at your attempted witticisms!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: lots of classic literature - Austen, Chandler, Dickens, Dostoevsky, Eliot, Faulkner, Hammett, Joyce, Tolstoy, Trollope; also a lot of history; when I was younger, I used to read a lot of sci-fi and fantasy, but I've not done so in a while

Movies: Hard to pick favorites. There's classic obvious choices (Casablanca, The Godfather), recent obvious choices (Big Lebowski), weird idiosyncratic stuff (I really liked Michael Clayton for whatever reason; Almost Famous held up pretty well on my most recent re-viewing). I'm not sure I watch most movies the number of times necessary to make for permanent favorites.

TV Shows: The Wire, 30 Rock, Arrested Development, Community, Deadwood, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, much else besides.

Music - Rolling Stones, Clash, Bob Dylan, Otis Redding, The Velvet Underground. Of more recent stuff, I've lately been listening to a lot of alt-country, but my musical tastes are pretty eclectic

Food - everything, but I really like good ethnic food - Middle Eastern, Asian, Mexican, whatever.
On a typical Friday night I am
sitting here filling out this stupid online dating profile, apparently. Friday often end up being a fairly quiet night for me - I'm much more likely to be out with friends on Saturday night, and I've got quizzo several week nights.
You should message me if
you like my profile and think you might like to meet up. I don't have a car, so I'm more likely to respond if you live in the city.
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