The most accurate description of me is: I am like really strong coffee, not everyone likes me.
* Are you a hipster?
Not really. Sure, I wear bow ties, and I love hats, but that’s because they’re cool.
* Who do you think you are, a comedian?
Actually, yeah, I do. Last year I started doing stand up and caught the bug. My ideal first date is to take her to an open mic night.
* Dude, do you even lift?
Yeah, but I’m not a muscle head in any idea of the word. I like to run (ran my first half marathon in May 2014) and I try to be healthy.
* Are you a nerd?
Hell yeah! This is something I used to hide. I am not sure why, now it is something I am proud of. When I was younger, I ended each day by playing my Nintendo and reading comics.
* Are you a trekkie?
No. I like the show and movies but I wouldn’t go far enough to call myself a trekkie. I lean towards Star Wars. (Yes, I am thrilled that JJ Abrams is directing the new one)
* Are you adopted?
Huh? Why would you ask something like that? What is wrong with you? I am not adopted but when I was a kid I used to ask my parents to tell people I was adopted and my read dad was Han Solo.
* Are you religious?
Yes. I was raised Catholic. A few years ago I started questioning my beliefs. I was lucky to have a good counselor who helped me see that it is good to question. I am okay questioning everything and I think it has brought me closer to the words in red.
* Were you born and bred in Austin?
Yep, well, kinda. I was born here, moved to Colorado for ten impressionable years and came back ready for all the festivities the live music capital of the world has to offer.
* Are you a spy?
How dare you ask another random question? Is it the bow tie? Who have you been talking to?
* In three words or less, what the hell have you been up to?
Photography, comedy, Growth. Care to join?
Telling stories (not sure if I’m good, but I can ramble out a tale)
Computer stuff (mostly apple)
Standing in front of strangers and telling them things I wouldn’t admit to my closest friends
Comics: Action Comics (with a writer like Grant Morrison, how can you not love it), anything that Mark Millar writes
Movies: Labyrinth, Grease 2 (The 2 is not a mistake), Ghostbusters (My childhood was shaped by those first three movies) and Legend. More recent: Now You See Me, Fight Club, Man of Steel, and pretty much anything Tim Burton touches
Shows: Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Arrested Development (this is recent, I got hook and watch the whole series over two weeks), Community, Doctor Who, Sherlock (BBC), Luther
Music: (this section might make me sound like I have multiple personalities) Garth Brooks, Bob Schneider, Hayes Carll, Mumford and Sons, Eliza Doolittle and more…
Food: Recently I decided to just try the food, even if in my head I hated it. That opened up many doors for me. I still haven’t tried sushi, I want someone who knows what to order to go with me the first time.
1. My Canon 5D
2. My Kindle
4. BBC television (they are amazing at drama.)
Also, I put a lot of thought on a) the power of words, how one word is considered bad, yet another with the same meaning is acceptable; b) my YouTube on-going show – it’s a guaranteed hit if I only had the actors and camera; c) if an Obama action figure would have Judo chop action.
* Freestyle Underground Ping Pong
* Staring at a white screen with writers block
* Walking down Congress with Canon in tow looking for something to stand out
* Sipping wine and sitting in my garage watching Austin beat
* Sprawled out on the ground in relief the week is over
- Learned what true pain felt like
- Did something I was too scared to do for years and when I thought the worst had passed, I learned I was wrong
None of that is easy to admit, nor is it sexy, but hey. You should know upfront, contrary to some Internet rumors, I am, in fact, a human being. Most of this is private. I do not talk about it often and will not talk about it over an email.
I write short stories. I do not have a journal, so I get all my thoughts and crazy out on the computer screen. Most of it is not primetime television safe so I usually do not let just anyone read it.
Bonus private fact: I have no clue how to date. I shoot from the hip and hope it works.
The moon is full.
You need someone to explain the post credit scene at the end of a Marvel movie.
Also, history (and my friends) would suggest that my "type":
* Is my height or shorter
* Has a 4 letter name or nickname (Is that weird, it seems weird)