I can be either mechanically collected or boisterous and goofy as shit. I laugh loudly at random or silly things but might completely miss the joke everyone else got.
I love food and cooking. My mother's family is Italian, so shared meals are one of my highest values. I take great pride in my cooking. The best meal I made this year was slow two roasted goat's legs for a bachelor party this summer. Apparently people are still talking about it.
I'm trying to read through classics, but usually end up reading scifi of fantasy novels. Recently I've been getting more into Cyberpunk al la Gibson.
I am terrible at watching movies in a timely manner. I tend to enjoy thrillers, action, scifi, kung fu and vivid animated movies.
Most anything with good production value. If it's got good writing, good actors/animation and good dialogue, I'll watch it. Especially if Lauren Faust has worked on it.
It's been a while since I've updated my music list but some artists I like are K'naan, Daft Punk, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Keiko Matsui, Stevie Wonder, and Yoko Kano.
All of it. Especially the weird and obscure stuff.
I had this thing that looked like a cross between a sea anemone and a red rubber ball once. The chef called it a sea mushroom. It tasted like uni with a texture akin to pickled bamboo.
I have been recognized as the greatest authority on cocktails in my office. One of my greatest achievements in life.
2) Close Friends
3) Good food & drink
4) Making a complete and utter fool of myself once in a while
My next project/invention.
If shaving with a straight razor I forged using soap rendered from a boar I killed with a brush made from that boar's hair is the pinnacle of masculinity.