Until a couple of years ago I was pretty seriously involved in left-wing mud-raking and agitational journalism. The best such experiences were... kinda awesome and the worst were pretty disheartening.
2. I can convey complex abstract concepts in a challenging yet accessible way.
3. Making up fantastical adventures with Leon Trotsky as the protagonist.
4. Assessing my compatibility with individual cats. This is quite useful as cats don't use OkCupid.... yet.
I've been trying to read more poetry of late. Exploring the City Lights Poetry Room is always a great adventure. I also study the history of the socialist movement.
Antonioni's "The Passenger" may be my all time favorite film. I devoted a long chapter of my Master's thesis to it. Chantal Akerman, Bela Tarr, Nuri Bilge Ceylan and Arichitapong Weerasthakul are among my fave filmmakers.
TV: Fawlty Towers, Young Ones, Wondershowzen.
I'm a jazz guy- Charles Lloyd, Keith Jarrett, Albert Ayler, Peter Brotzman. I try to catch shows at the SF Jazz Center pretty regularly.
Food: Everything, but especially anything weird. Generally, I seek out the most exotic thing on the menu, and try to find the most exotic menus to boot. I'm also really into fine cheese. There's something about the way different milks can congeal into so many different textures and flavors that fascinates me.
Turtles and kitties and how they should join forces.
Or, hell, just do it on a lark.