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My self-summary
Welcome to my internet self-portrait, my name is Steve, and although it is likely not the most brief of all profiles, I hope you enjoy the read.

I came to Green Bay pursuing my career in Radio, and though circumstances may lead me down one path or another, I stay flexible and remain positive.

I'm a 30 yr old College Graduate from Minneapolis. Formerly of Madison, and the University of Wisconsin contained therein. After two years of study and lots of fun on the side, pursuing a degree in Communication Arts, I decided to take a year off. Arrived in the Twin Cities and attended Brown College for Radio Broadcasting. Spent nearly 2 years post-graduation in North Dakota hosting a Morning Show before arriving back in Wisconsin.

That seems to sum up the events of my journey to here, in remarkably few words by my normal standards for storytelling.

No matter what else, I enjoy a good conversation regardless of situation, and I'm always up for random adventures or nights out.
What I’m doing with my life
I was student of Brown College for Radio Broadcasting and graduated at the top of my class. I've worked at KRWC 1360 AM, and at KQLX 890 AM & 106.1 FM.

In the general sense though, I'm happy with my life at the moment, and I'm confident in what the future of my career holds.
I’m really good at
Theatre, Speaking, Talking with Strangers and making new friends most everywhere I go... and basically anything that involves creativity and public expression... I can feel comfortable with. I'm also quite skilled on most electronic gizmos and programs especially my computer. I do enjoy the time I spend here (and other places... mostly other places because you're a lovely person but one can only Quickmatch so much) on-line.

As for other talents... I'll just say that I have varied interests beyond the straight and narrow path some choose to follow... take a look at my tests to get a better idea and of course I have some previous experiences to go along with it all... so send me a message, maybe you'll find out more for yourself, but the only way to know, is to ask.
The first things people usually notice about me
Well, my voice is almost always commented on, which is appropriate and fitting as to my overall career path in life.

But the Internet is not always the most conducive to vocal expression so I'll add that if sight is the sense you're getting at... then people seem to like my eyes a lot when in pictures and even more so in person.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
(A) Hmm... I'll read most anything. Some of my favorites include classics like the collected works of William Shakespeare or Edgar Allan Poe, and more current writers as well; Terry Pratchett, Dan Brown, and comedy from David Sedaris and Jon Stewart (America: The Book is wonderful) to name a few...

I enjoy reading Albert Camus, Rene Descartes, Immanuel Kant, Plato, Nietzsche, and other assorted philosophizers (see section I spend a lot of time thinking about...)

I'll have to give credit to a former French teacher of mine for exposing me to Le Petit Prince.

Simply must throw in an appreciative nod to the man known as Dan Savage, for we should all be good, giving, and game in every relationship.

Also worth mentioning that I loved the Redwall series by Brian Jacques when I was younger, one of my first and favorite series of books I read thoroughly and more than once.

(B) My favorite actors include Kevin Spacey, Sean Connery, Samuel Jackson and many others, but these guys just jump to mind. As for movies, anything Monty Python is amazing, as well as Usual Suspects, Shawshank Redemption, Boondock Saints, American Beauty, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, Goodnight and Good Luck, Anchorman, Secretary, Lost in Translation, Waiting, Sin City, Garden State, Reservoir Dogs, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, The Princess Bride, Office Space, Pi, Spaceballs, V for Vendetta, Thank You For Smoking, Amelie, and clearly... Battlefield Earth lol Travolta's Masterpiece!

(C) I'm on the Radio... I listen to everything short of Techno and Opera... if its ever been on a Top 40 list of most any sort... I've tried to pass it through my ears. But as for a favorite genre... my soul yearns for Classic Rock when I want to just relax and listen to good music.

(D) I watch a lot of Food Network and Alton Brown is f*cking amazing... so in general it could be said that I love all sorts of food, including but never limited to: Italian, French, Chinese, Mexican, Vietnamese, Greek, Japanese (Sushi), even Kosher-Vegan/Vegetarian dishes as well (thanks to my wonderful friends back in Madison at Ofek Shalom Co-op)... and we'll throw in American though I'm never sure exactly what that is... since even our country is a blend of everyone's diverse heritage, perhaps a casserole and a stew of some sort would qualify, and I know people could contradict me on this one, but a Burger and Fries or a nice juicy Steak makes you just feel good inside when you need it...

So I've sampled a lot, but of course I'm always open to new suggestions... I'll never say I don't like something until I've tried it.
The six things I could never do without
Beyond what is necessary for carbon-based life on this planet... I need someone to hold long conversations with, and humor, comedy is a wonderful aspect of life and a part of who I am.

I'll throw in a nod to man-made Insulin here, big ups to the artificial production of a hormone us Diabetics would be dead without. (fie on my pancreas for quitting out on me back in second grade)

Also I need to be able to express myself in some form (hence the job On-Air), but on the more materialistic side of things I would hate to lose my Computer, Cell Phone, TV, and a Microphone (I must be heard! lol)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
"The unexamined life is not worth living" - Socrates from Plato's Dialogues, The Apology; Sec. 38

"All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts" - William Shakespeare As You Like It; Act II Scene VII

I've begun with these two quotes for they are a focus of a lot of my random thoughts. In that I have to look in at myself and my lot in life, and try to figure out just what part I am to be playing... and if I don't like the scene I'm in... there is always the chance for a better role in the next scene. We only show a piece of ourselves to those around us. And that determines how they will view us, and what role we will play first in their thoughts, and perhaps eventually in their lives...

"The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised." - George F. Will

So I have to mention this one as well... Don't like it? That doesn't make it any less true! lol

Not a major focus of thought, but certainly something I bring up if people question why I'm a realist and not more optimistic at times. I'm a happy person, I just don't expect much from my fellow man... until proven otherwise of course. I'm no fool, just that realism and pessimism go hand in hand so easily it seems

Ok enough of my philosophising

While in High School way back when, I played Trombone in four different school Bands, I sung in two school Choirs, and I performed on stage in over twenty Musicals and Plays of both the school and community theatre variety.

(Aside: I wonder now if I've lost some of the joy that these activities brought me. I still have the chance to express myself on-air every day while I work, but its not really the same. I don't know, maybe I've just not realized what I lost, but I should consider getting back into it just to satisfy my curiosity.)

However all these things just lead up to me saying that I'm thinking about my life, being all introspective, that and my future. I don't quite know where I will end up yet, or what I'll see and experience along the way, and that excites me to some degree, the mystery of it all.
On a typical Friday night I am
... just taking it easy... life is far too short to stress about the small stuff... relaxation and harmony have their place, as does doing completely random sh*t at the drop of a hat... seriously if within a casual conversation a friend were to mention some place they hadn't been in awhile (be it store, restaurant, city, or some friend's house)... I'm apt to suggest and proceed to take a road trip on the spot... If my work schedule allows me to get away, I'll be getting on with getting on

I really am up for anything if given a suggestion, I'd try most anything at least once... and likely twice to be sure
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I know why French Fries were named "French Fries", and yet have nothing to do with France... do you?

But really my life is quite the open book, and if you strike up an interesting conversation, I will admit most anything you'd ever care to know.
You should message me if
You enjoy good conversation, or just want to say "Hello". I'm always looking to meet new and interesting people (lol I enjoy seeing different sides of our existence, a people-watcher at heart, knowing more about any and every aspect of the human condition is a goal I've held for many years)

If its just for some chatting... super, and making friends... even better, or to eventually meet up and maybe let it develop into something more serious... only time will tell