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My self-summary
I'm a writer and computer programmer. I'm originally from Hawaii. My favorite writers include Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Phillip K. Dick and Isaac Asimov.

I'm married. We're poly. I feel I don't have to explain this what with it being the 21st century and all.

To be extremely clear, I'm not looking for a unicorn. But if you have not yet seen "Space Unicorn" on Youtube, you should drop everything right now and go watch it.

I love Pike Place Market, especially in the early morning before the crowds appear. The market has the best Bavarian meat shop and it has the only crumpet bakery in Washington that I know of. If you want to make a date to eat crumpets, drink tea and then stop for Weisswurst, let me know.

I play Pathfinder. I like table-top RPGs. I used to work for the company that makes Dungeons & Dragons.

I like the zoo. I like great apes. As a kid one of my heroes was the Gombé chimp named Michael because he was the smartest chimp in the rainforest. Seriously--he took over the whole chimp tribe just by banging a couple of metal water jugs together. He was a chimp evil genius. I totally wanted to grow up to be like him, except with less fur. I feel that I have come near to succeeding. Especially with regards to having less fur. Which is good because that would, you know, be scratchy and uncomfortable otherwise.
What I’m doing with my life
I'm writing. I'm working. I'm going to the zoo, the Pacific Science Center, and the SAM. I'm loving local burlesque, especially the Can Can and Anita Goodman and Ella Titsgerald.
I’m really good at
absorbing useless trivia and disturbing facts.
The first things people usually notice about me
My eyes. Or sometimes my Very Serious Look. (Really. Sometimes it's like I'm walking around under a stencil that says "I Are Serious Person. This Is Serious Post.") I smile sometimes. I smile often, in fact. I promise. Just not in front of cameras. This is because I hate cameras. There is only one photographer on earth who has been able to get me to smile for a camera consistently and she is now our family photographer forever.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Ubik, by Phillip K. Dick. Chaos Bound, by Katherin Hayle. Moby Dick.
Movies: The Lion In Winter. Adaptation. The Ghost And The Darkness. Wristcutter: A Love Story
Music: Ani DiFranco, Woodie Guthrie, Nine Inch Nails, Gogol Bordello, Gaia Consort, Ice Cube, Bowie, Concrete Blonde, Cab Calloway, Ledbelly, Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, The Reverend Horton Heat, Tom Waits, Lydia Lunch, Type O Negative, Bad Mitten Orchestre, Old 97s
Food: Poi, sashimi, rice, most Chinese food. Pho. Liver. (Yes. I said it. I love liver.) Pork belly. Kimchee, bulgogi, dim sum, and corned beef hash.
Shows: No Reservations. Good Eats. Dr. Who. I just cancelled cable so I expect this list will now remain frozen for all time. My favorite live shows include the Can Can Castaways and anything with the Shanghai Pearl.
Six things I could never do without
My wife, rice, books, my computer, nitrogen, carbon
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I spend a lot of time thinking about the future. I think about computers, theology, philosophy and politics. I also think about snow. I grew up in the tropics. Snow is mysterious and somewhat scary.

I spend a lot of time thinking about the fall of civilization. It's a bit of a hobby. I rather enjoy end-of-the-world myths.
On a typical Friday night I am
Watching a movie, working late, reading a book, out at a show.

I love burlesque and cabaret. Sometimes on Friday, I'm out at the Can Can Cabaret. Sometimes I'm at another of the many, many shows going on around town.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I once had a crush on the heroine from the Gummy Bears animated TV show. I saw no reason why her two-dimensional nature should get in the way of our love.
You should message me if
You should message me if you enjoy live theater and cabaret, or science fiction.

Or you should message me if you really, really think you'll hate me and feel like getting into a passionate argument about something over email, like politics or history or philosophy.
The two of us