I'm probably more eccentric than most people could handle. I raise earthworms in my basement for composting and for fishing. I'm planning on starting an Earl Grey tea garden in my backyard this spring. I drink a lot of coffee and I drink a lot of alcohol. I spend a lot of money on food, and when I feel like cooking, I'm a bit of a gourmet. When cooking for others, I usually stick to the classics (ie Mexican food), but when cooking for myself, I like to use ingredients that many Americans wouldn't find palatable. If you're adventurous, ask me to make you paella. It would make my day.
I am absolutely clueless when it comes to making myself seem likeable in this sort of context. It's not exactly a confidence issue. I'm just a little antisocial. It's part of who I am, and I accept it. As far as relationships, and even friendships go, I think I could only be compatible with another introvert. I've always got a lot of wild ideas flying around in my head, and as much as I may seem kind of quiet in a public setting, one on one, I love having someone to share them with.
Film tastes are all over the place from mumblecore to over-the-top kung fu flicks. I was a film school nerd. As for TV, Trek is always a winner. Louie, Broad City, Game of Thrones, uh, I mean, I like a lot of things. Passion for cartoons.
Music tastes change too often, but right now, I think my favorite band is Yo La Tengo. Have also been listening to a lot of Animal Collective and Andrew Bird, owing nothing to the fact that they're next to each other alphabetically. Also been kind of into Zappa lately if we're talking the other end of the alphabet. Minutemen. Sonic Youth. I prefer complicated to simple, generally.
If we're going to be honest here, my least favorite food is probably asparagus, and my favorite food is probably cheap whiskey.