What a challenge to try to fit all this into a few sentences! Here
BOOKS: Recently I've been reading a lot of classic sci fi, but I
dabble in a little of everything. If I have to name names: The Lord
of the Rings, Watership Down, 1984, Life of Pi, Slaughterhouse
Five, The Grapes of Wrath, Watchmen, Into the Wild, Neuromancer,
Ender's Game, and on and on...
MOVIES: I love movies, and I run the gamut from academy-endorsed
masterpieces right on down to pulpy schlock. A quick glance at my
DVD shelf yields titles like The Big Lebowski, District 9, The
Blues Brothers, Pulp Fiction, Army of Darkness, Aliens, The Dark
Knight trilogy, Big Fish, Clerks, Wall-e... I'm also a big fan of
Pan's Labyrinth, Star Wars, the Matrix films, 28 Days Later, Iron
Man, Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, O Brother Where Art Thou,
MUSIC: I cover a lot of ground...
The Who, The Beastie Boys, Chromeo, Metallica, Daft Punk, System of
a Down, Cake, Sly and the Family Stone, Joe Satriani, Stevie
Wonder, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Tenacious D, Eve 6, Pearl Jam, The
Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Shins, Boston, Steely Dan,
Deadmau5, John Williams, Rush, Muse, Johnny Cash, The Police,
Of course, odds are you're just scanning this list looking for
Mumford and Sons, so yes, I like them too.
TV SHOWS: Arrested Development, Firefly, Parks and Rec, Archer,
Futurama, Dexter. I'm way late, but I just started Breaking
FOOD: Like most people in their mid 20's, I'm a little bit of a
foodie. I love trying things that are new and different, but I can
always return to the delicious worlds of thai, mexican, indian,
sushi, and good old American burgers and chicken wings. I also
consider myself a coniseur of fast food, and while I eat healthy
for the most part, I have a soft spot for the fried and
It's worth mentioning that I'm a big craft beer enthusiast, so my
ideal night at a bar is typically spent somewhere with lots of
interesting things on tap.
I also enjoy cooking quite a bit. I take a somewhat experimental
approach too it, drawing inspiration from recipes and then
following my nose toward my own creations. If I had to pick a
specialty I'd say that I make pretty mind blowing quesadillas.