I grew up just outside of New Orleans and have lived in NYC for nearly twelve years. I pride myself on being a Southern Gentleman. You know the basic chivalrous acts that a fellow should do.
I'm a pretty laid back person and it takes a lot to rile me. That's not to say that I can't be passionate about the things I care about. I've been known to go on for quite a while about French New Wave Cinema and it's importance on 70's American film and it's ramifications on 90's Indie film. So with that said, yeah I'm a bit of a geek too.
A good friend described me as an Optimistic Cynic. I mostly agree with that assessment except I would actually reverse it and say I'm more of a Cynical Optimist. Meaning that I'm usually a fairly upbeat and hopeful person but also realistic, to put it nicely, in my expectations. Does that make a lick of sense?
Finally and most importantly, and hopefully this won't scare too many people away, I have two middle school aged kids who live with me part time and are the biggest part of who I am as a person. Being their dad, and being a fantastic dad, is huge part of life and makes me who I am.
So yeah, that's my spiel.