Short Version: Autodidact, Polymath, Infonaut, Post-Human, Trans-Human, Aggressive Nerd, Relentless Cyberpunk.
I grew up in Los Angeles, CA and while I love being home, I hate the asshole mentality and vanity of Los Angeles, so I moved up here to WA. I graduated high school in Los Angeles. After turning down a position on a junior hockey team, I went to WSU (Go Cougs!) where I received my B.A. in History with a double major in Political Science and served as Music Director for the campus Rock station. After graduating in 2007, I attended the University of La Verne and received my CA teaching credential and Master of Education degree.
I am an obsessive learner and if all of the universe's knowledge and ideas were a galaxy, I would be the black hole at the center of it. If there is an unknown, I must conquer it. I am a relentless achiever and constantly strive to find new heights to attain, maybe due to some subconscious childhood deficit, but regardless, it makes me happy and I won't stop until I rule the world, hehe.
In terms of my personality, I am a sarcastic, cynical, realistic, idealistic, and quick-witted sentient life-form that seeks mental engagement and doesn't mind playing the part of the fool. I can always laugh at myself and take a joke at my expense. I enjoy dark/black/macabre humor, so if you are offended by it, then you might want to think twice, or maybe 3-99 times. The harder the better! *That's what she said* Too soon?
For nerds out there I will list my affiliations so as to encourage full disclosure, not to avoid intergalactic war, but simply for allegiance purposes:
Sith vs. Jedi? Sith. Way better skillzors.
Romulan vs. Vulcan? Romulan. Live short and conquer.
Replicant vs. Human? Replicant. The light that burns twice as bright.
Decepticon vs. Autobots? Decepticon. Never take the human's side.
GI Joe vs. Cobra? Cobra. Always have an exit to fight another day.
PC vs. Mac? Both. I'm no fanboy. But Linux appeases my innards.
iPhone OS vs. Android? Android. Lucas owns the rights to my heart.
Eastwood vs. Wayne? Blondie! and Wayne was the Duke, as in poop.
Wars vs. Trek? I want death and war, not a vacation voyage.
Samurai vs. Gunslinger? Both.
Best James Bond? Sean Connery.
Wheel vs. Jeopardy? Jeopardy FTW!
Elite vs. Brute? Elite. Purple blood is very vogue right now.
Xbox 360 vs. PS3? 360 now, PS3 will win the second half of the war.
Other than the aforementioned stuffs, its basically playing video games, trolling youtube, maxing out my harddrives, playing and recording music, thinking of ways to execute world domination, running for President/Senator/Representative of the Universe, taking down the Rebel Alliance, reconstituting the Green Mountain rebels, grow my own Cult of Personality ala Che/Mao/Stalin, receive a Cyberbrain transplant, take over colonies on other planets/moons, etc.
PEOPLE NOTICE THAT I AM NOT DECEASED! Not Physically or mentally, maybe metaphorically, or allegorically, but not literally, historically, or metaphysically.
Basically, COPIOUS amounts of Science Fiction, Samurai, Kung-Fu, and Spaghetti Westerns, ahhh...the guilty pleasures...just hearing those genres almost warms my genita....heart!
But favorite directors include Akira Kurosawa, Sergio Leone, Satyajit Ray, Wes Andersen, Wong Kar Wai, Takashi Miike, Kenji Mizoguchi, Darren Aronofsky, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Park Chan-Wook.
Stand on Zanzibar, Neuromancer, Catcher in the Rye, Battle Royale, Ender's Game, A Clockwork Orange, The Electric Church, The Gunslinger, The Unfettered Mind, umm...for some reason I'm drawing a blank, but I have to drag around four BIGASS book cases just to keep them all with me.
But favorite authors include Kurt Vonnegut, Hunter S. Thompson, Richard Dawkins, Mark Z. Danielewski, Ernest Hemingway, Philip K. Dick, Neal Stephenson, Thomas Pynchon, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Mishima, Franz Kafka, Nietzsche (Hail to the Übermensch)
1) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (especially the Image run)
2) Y: The Last Man
3) Johnny The Homicidal Maniac/Squee
4) The Walking Dead
6) Watchmen/V For Vendetta
...honestly, I grew up in a household of professional musicians and have played guitar for over 8 years now and have an amazing set of ears, so my music tastes go from Jazz to J-pop and Death Metal to Electronic and Classical to Ethnic/World music. I've had to continually battle tooth and nail with a friend for the title of Captain Harlock: Supreme Music Pirate, and so far the score is me - 2.5 TB vs him - 8 TB. So he win maybes little bits, si? So try me. Ask yourself one question, do you feel lucky, punk? I dare ya!
Most of the electrified brainwasher is total bird-monkey/hippopotamus excretions, but there are a few decent gems in the dookie heap. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Ergo Proxy, The Boondocks, Samurai 7, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Trigun, Wolf's Rain, FLCL, Samurai Champloo, Cowboy Bebop, Blue Gender, Red vs. Blue, Angry Video Game Nerd, Spaced, Dexter (although I could kill much better and smarter), Family Guy, Robot Chicken, Archer, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Afro Samurai, Battlestar Galactica (all iterations of the series, and yes, there are more than two, you dummies!), Venture Bros, The Big Bang Theory, The IT Crowd, Mighty Boosh, Life on Mars (UK), Captain Harlock, Space Battleship Yamato, etc. Mostly animation or intelligent discourse. Discovery, Syfy, NatGeo, Science Channel, anything with lots of information to feed the Little Shop of Horrors behind my eyes.
I have a hate/hate relationship with food. It costs money which could go towards intelligent venture, and having grown up surrounded by desert rat kids relying on non-functioning frontal lobes I never felt great about being a little bigger from playing ice hockey, so food is just a constant reminder of how much I hated a decent percentage of years in my life.
Short Answer - Asian food, game set match! Anything spicy, I have built up a tolerance level that allow me to absorb the radiation from Chernobyl. But trying to eat mostly veggies and fruits nowadays and trying to stay away from almost all animals products.
Typically, you'll find me either reading, watching film (yes, FILM, not 'movies', film is for minds, movies are for entertainment), attempting to become engaged in a video game, or simply cranking up my amplifiers and letting my fingers fly on the fretboard. I moved up here from CA, and my friends are pretty well settled into their own things, so its just me, my love, our amazing son, Django (cat), and Isis (dog) and that's alright with me. If you want to hang or enlighten me on an intelligent and low-key way to spend a Friday night in Seattle, I'm all ears, eyes, and brain-stem.