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Gender MALE
Industry Advertising
Occupation associate creative director
Location Chicago, Illinois
Introduction Nicer than most. Shy at first. And sometimes at second. Overprogrammed. Underorganized. Able to laugh at myself. And sometimes at others. Bipolar. Addicted to peanut butter. Unable to juggle. Marathon runner. Frustrated gymrat. Traveling fool. Voracious reader. Showtune encyclopedia (abridged). Current events junkie. Passable cook. Proud uncle. Sale shopper. Loyal friend. Gay as a purse full of kittens.
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Interests working out, being an uncle, reading, performing, playing the piano, complaining about how Madonna always sings flat, current events, marathons, Scrabble, canasta, Big Gay Movie Night, friends, museums, avoiding conflict
Favorite Movies Sweeney Todd, Pirates of the Caribbean, West Side Story, The Moderns, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Vertigo, All About Eve, Mary Poppins, Singin' in the Rain, Cabaret, Sleepy Hollow, The Lion in Winter, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Favorite Music jazz, classical, Broadway, Sondheim, Latin, classic rock, techno-drivel, Manhattan Transfer, Chanticleer, Indigo Girls, Basia, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Debussy, Górecki, Pärt, late Linda Ronstadt, early Rosemary Clooney, and that dreamy Ricky Martin
Favorite Books history, biography, reference, Time, Newsweek, The New Yorker, Cintra Wilson, Joan Acocella, Jean Tesadale, Mark Leyner, David Sedaris, Dr. Seuss