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I'm Steven. I flounder in social situations, unless I don't think
about it. I only have one filter so I say almost whatever I'm
thinking. I curse like a sailor and have the skills to match. No
seriously, I had a sailing license at one point.
I'm big into anti-oppression thanks to some friends who are movers
and shakers. I'm working on understanding myself better, and that
means understanding what assumptions I make. So don't address me by
saying "guys". I'll call you out on it. That being said, please
call me out on my own shit.
I become obsessed with things pretty easily, be it a fandom of some
sort, an art style, a religion, or a spice. Current obsessions
include magical realism, finding weird joints to crack, composting,
beehives, making instruments (preferably out of antlers and bones).
I can talk your ears off about opera and various vocal techniques.
Just tell me when to stop. I will, I promise.
I also have Generalized Anxiety Disorder. It's not severe, but it's
there nonetheless. Also, is not the abreviation GAD hilarious? I
mean, come on. Hilarity. Right there.
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm studying Massage, but when I graduate I plan on getting a music
therapy license. I also teach music on the side.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Touch. Making tea. Eating what I'm served. Being in groups where I
don't understand the language being used.
The first things people usually notice about me
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That I pull my hair or cover my face when I'm excited.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Anything by: Jacqueline Carey, Jamaica Kinkaid, Dr. Seuss, C.G.
Jung, The Harry Potter series, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Books of note: A Small Place, Speaker for the Dead, The Book of
Lost Things, The Sneeches.
Food: Pho (pronounced "fuh" and said with an upwards inflection) is
an all time favorite. Ethiopian, Indian, or any other food that's
appropriate to eat with your hands. I grew up eating homemade
Mexican food (my step-mom's from Mexico) and it is my ultimate
source of comfort. I recently started making mole and I strive to
be the king of moles.
Serious Business Times:
I studied opera. I have an affinity for High Renaissance choral
music, especially Gesualda. I love anything "art music" from the
20th century (seriously, I enjoy listening to John Cage, but George
Crumb is off the fucking charts amazing). I was also part of a
modern music ensemble. I write "music" for it on occasion.
Sometimes I will make a door squeak over and over as I listen to
the sound. No joke, this is what I do with almost all my spare
Non-Serious Business Time:
Oh, I also happen to like contemporary popular music too. I'm
overly fond of weird sounding singer/songwriters like Regina
Spektor, Imogen Heap, Joanna Newsom, and Fiona Apple. I like
dubstep and dirty hipster music. I once studied Run DMC for a music
class and found myself pleasantly surprised. Music doesn't have to
be intellectually stimulating all the time, though: Ke$ha's
Cannibal is my anthem.
Shows: the Dr. Whoniverse is the shit. I love Buffy, Archer, My
Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Adventure Time, and other geeky
fare. Guilty pleasures include: Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition,
Honey Boo Boo, Spongebob, and Teen Mom.
Don't hate; masturbate.
Also, one of my favorite webcomics just revealed that one of the
characters is trans and I almost died of pure fankid overload. (I
automatically love you if you know which webcomic I'm talking
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My tea making kit.
Really good myths.
A good anatomy lecture.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Soil. Being a dinosaur. Acoustics. Vocal pedagogy. Folk music. What
I want to do with my body when I die (donate all tissues, and those
I cannot, I wish to send to the body farm). Constructal theory.
Fairy tales. Salamanders and newts.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Making tea. Possibly playing a trivia board game.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'm super bad at flirting. Super bad. When I try to flirt, I just
end up being really pretentious. It's awful and I'm sorry.
You should message me if
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It strikes your fancy. Seriously, I will try and have a
converstation with you. About pretty much anything.
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