I dabble in politics, war, religion, and morality. All these things will hurt your head, but they're real. Little things make me happy. I don't like surprises, unless I'm totally oblivious. I can say the alphabet faster in reverse. I obsess over outer space. I write with my left and throw with my right. I have never had a cavity.
As a general rule, I try to have as much fun as I can, all of the time. As a realist, I think it helps to have a sense of humor. I take the good and the bad. It's all good.
I'm a scientist at heart, but I try to be practical. I know how to clone genetic material, but I can also rebuild your bathroom. I've worked the graveyard shift in a warehouse, dropped hammers for a contractor, worked all angles of a restaurant, and busted knuckles as a mechanic. I can do manual labor, I just prefer the mental labor.
I have an artsy side that needs to "create." I've finished three albums with two different bands, and will occasionally throw together some songs of my own. For example:
There's a half-written novel called "Sunspots" kicking around on some shared drive with my name on it.
I'm fairly recently a winemaker. The process is actually quite complicated. It's cooking, it's chemistry, it's biology, it's art. It's fucking cool.
I mess around with photography from time to time. It's something I'd like to get better at. I haven't quite yet found my niche, but I do enjoy it.
Movies - The Devil's Rejects, Primer, The Fountain, Eternal Sunshine, Natural Born Killers, Moon, Fight Club, I Heart Huckabees, The Big Lebowski... I do love documentaries.
Shows - Californication, The Office, Modern Family, Stewart/Colbert, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Lost, The Wire, Homeland, Louie.
Music - Nine Inch Nails, Tool, Phish, HTDA, Iron and Wine, Clint Mansell, Damien Rice, Elliott Smith, Other Lives, Slipknot, System of a Down, WuTang , K West, Talib Kweli, Tony Bennett, Jean Sibelius.
Food - I can't really get into raw tomato, but I'll eat it. Everything else is good.
3. Other people's art
4. A creative outlet of my own
6. An appreciation for humor, sarcasm, and irony
I enjoy watching people watch other people.