mikefromart
30 Seattle, United States
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My self-summary
Actual Adult seeking same. 5' 9" agnostic vegetarian with an abiding love of Britpop, mid-century design, and postmodern literature. I've spent the majority of the past seven years living in New York City and San Francisco.
What I’m doing with my life
I've most often found myself earning a paycheck by working at various large, international law firms. I'm not much of a corporate type, but I have been surprised by how much impact and influence traditional definitions of success have had on my decision making over the past several years.
I’m really good at
Discussing literature, art, and design; listening; dressing like an adult.
The first things people usually notice about me
Hopefully intelligence, my (blue) eyes, a sense of humor.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
The Shortlist:

Books: Martin Amis, Don Delilo, John Updike, Vladimir Nabokov, James Joyce, George Saunders

TV Shows: Mad Men, Arrested Development, Deadwood, Peep Show, Black Mirror, Master of None, Fargo (season 2)

Movies: There Will Be Blood, Rushmore, The Graduate, Dr. Strangelove, No Country for Old Men, Pulp Fiction, Birdman

Music: The Beatles, Radiohead, Jeff Buckley, The Smiths, The Kinks, David Bowie, Talking Heads, REM, Big Star, The Zombies, The Beach Boys, Tame Impala, Temples, Blur, Bjork, misc. Britpop acts, Wilco (1995-2004)
The six things I could never do without
Success, failure, novelty, something worth working toward, friendship, creative expression.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The next step, Europe, culture, literature, rock music, generations, the 1960s.
On a typical Friday night I am
I'm sometimes out, but I often prefer a night in.
You should message me if
You're not trying to be anyone's Manic Pixie Dream Girl. You have an active intellectual life that is either separate from or a part of your work. You consider yourself an adult and the idea of being in a relationship doesn't terrify you.
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