> I prefer tubas, accordions, pump organs, and glass harmonicas.
> I consume a lot of ice cream.
> I got paid to rewrite the actual definitions of marriage for one of the biggest English language dictionaries.
> Growing up, CHIPs was filmed across the street from my house about once a month.
> I wrote a play that took place inside a hammer throw cage.
> I built a table based on the shapes of whale bones.
> I didn't visit a farm until I was 22.
> I once had to let Phillip Glass ride in the back seat of my car without having a chance to clean it out.
> I try not to tell people it's my birthday.
> Befiore i die I hope to write a long narrative about an infamous false Jewish Messiah from the 1600s.
I started writing plays and poems when puberty hit, and I ended up with an MFA from one of the more interesting schools around. I may have learned more from my extra-vocational activities (working graveyards at Kinko's and a homeless shelter) than from classes with the Beats.
I moved to SF almost 20 years ago and fell into the tech boom. I left a simultaneously exciting and infuriating job that involved updating the dictionary and thesaurus beyond print and have been trying to figure out my next professional move.
Father to an incredible seven-year-old that I co-parent and who lives with me a few days a week.
Romantically, I'm open to the possibilities and enjoying the process of discovery. Mischief, intelligence, subtlety, curiosity, humor and courtesy are a few qualities that catch my attention.