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My self-summary
Art Teacher. Avid reader. A nerdy guy. Sultry. Shy.

I love working on puzzles, going on hikes, exploring museums, goofing around outdoors, writing lists, and climbing trees.

STL born and raised. Went to Webster University for photography, and Washington University for Art Education. Currently trying to reteach myself piano and get better at rock-climbing.
What I’m doing with my life
I'm very serious about goofing off on a regular basis. I spend a lot of time working on various scripts and drawings, usually for some sort of project, comic, zine I'm involved in. Currently involved in a hodgepodge of humor writings/ short stories.

Other hobby stuffs working in my garden, taking hikes, rock-climbing, exploring abandoned buildings, reading, beer, and nachos. Beyond all that, I'd like to travel, and possibly teach abroad. And meet a swell girl that wants to go on adventures with me.
I’m really good at
Writing, Drawing, Photography, Listening, People Watching, Tetris, Rummikub, Scrabble, Frisbee Golf, Soccer, Bocce Ball, Ping-Pong, Risk, Mastermind, Tire-Swings

Not so good at: Cooking Lentils, Texting, Diving off the High-Dive, Dealing with Bureaucracy, Teaching to NCLB (eat a million dicks G.W.)
The first things people usually notice about me
My goofy and dry sense of humor. Or the tall guy in glasses. That's me.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Currently on the nightstand:
Autumn of the Patriarch (Gabrielle Garcia Marquez)
Nelson Algern's Own Book of of Lonesome Monsters (various)
You Shall Know our Velocity (Dave Eggers)
Ain't no Making It (Jay McLeod)
Mere Christianity (C.S. Lewis)
Lessons of the Vietnam War (various - textbook)
Rendezvous with Rama (Arthur C. Clarke)
The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe
2312( Kim Stanley Robinson)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?( Phillip K. Dick)

Musically it's a lot of Sterolab, Radiohead, Electrelane, Daft Punk, Django Reinhardt, Count Basie, Chopin, Beethoven, Tom Waits, Neil Young, Clinic, The Pixies, R.E.M., The Clash, Ella Fitzgerald, Sufjan Stevens, Regina Spektor, The Cars, The Flaming Lips, Arcade Fire, Big Black, Cat Power, Modest Mouse, Woodie Guthrie, Wu-tang Clan, Michael Jackson, Mirah, Godspeed, The Vaselines, and Bach.

Movies - to avoid another massive block of text, I'll summarize by saying I like kung-fu and action movies, comedies, independent films and documentaries.

TV Shows - Eh...don't really watch TV, but on Netflix I'll watch The Walking Dead, Arrested Development, and the Office.
The six things I could never do without
I could do without most things, and would probably be better off having less junk.

But I do enjoy a spicy bloody mary with breakfast. And my cat Simon. He is radical.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Story ideas for projects I'm working on.
Weird bugs.
On a typical Friday night I am
Wreaking havoc in the kitchen trying to prepare something interesting for a potluck dinner, usually followed by dancing, karaoke, board games, or a bike ride.
You should message me if
You want to meet up and play Scrabble.
You are a superhero or a super villain.
You want to go urban exploring.
You want to go on an adventure.
Or if you want to.