30 St. Louis, United States
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My self-summary
Who loves awkwardly introspective walls of text?!

Currently I've taken up being a barista again for hipster cred. Or maybe it's to gear up for later this Summer when I'll be co-running a brewery with my best friend. He will be the brewer and I'll be managing the front end.

My sense of humor is really broad. I love anything ranging from slapstick to incredibly dark comedy. I'm a thinker, and love to engage in intellectual conversations, but I don't take myself very seriously, if that makes sense at all. It's important to me to be able to debate someone and then step away and still have a good time with them. I pride myself on being able to view things through different perspectives, but also let's please make fun of celebrities together because they are dumb and make so much more money than we do!

I love music. There is rarely a moment when I'm not listening to it, or playing it myself. I've gone through the snobbery phase and have reached a point where I can appreciate almost all music (I'm not sure I'll ever understand dubstep, it seriously sounds like a transformer having a seizure). But the music that I love to play myself depends on the kind of guitar in my hands. Acoustic tends to lean to mellow and folksy, and electric skews blues/soul/funk.

I have a writer's soul, but you know how you write three pages, lean back to stretch and catch a glimpse of Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise and then look back at your own words and lay your face on the delete key until it's all gone? Basically that.

I like to golf, and play racquetball, and other things old white people like! This is the section of my profile proving that I go outside for entertainment. So. This is what I do outside. Spending hours walking around trails and parks is also an acceptable outside activity.
What I’m doing with my life
Waking up before anyone who isn't agriculturally inclined should and serving overpriced coffee before coming home and trying to fill my evenings with good friends and good art.
I’m really good at
Things I crush on the daily:

Analyzing literature
Staying up late for no reason
Stupid lists
The first things people usually notice about me
Glasses, sense of humor, current state of beard?
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Too many, but here are my favorite authors:
*Favorite work inside the parentheses
Michael Chabon (Adventures of Kavalier and Clay)
J.R.R. Tolkien (Lord of The Rings)
Cormac McCarthy (Blood Meridian)
Dashiell Hammett (Maltese Falcon)
Raymond Chandler (The Big Sleep)
George Pelacanos (The Turnaround)
F. Scott Fitzgerald (This Side Of Paradise)
David Foster Wallace (Brief Interviews With Hideous Men)
Edgar Allen Poe (Fall of The House of Usher)
H.P. Lovecraft (Music of Erich Zann)
Neil Gaiman (American Gods)
John Milton (Paradise Lost)
Shakespeare (The Tempest)

The White Stripes
The Black Keys
John Mayer
Alabama Shakes
Black Crowes
Stevie Wonder
John Scofield
Medeski Martin & Wood
Anders Osborne
Blood Red Shoes
We Are Scientists
Mayer Hawthorne
Sarah Jarosz
The Lone Bellow
Dave Van Ronk
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Paul Gilbert
Eric Johnson
Joe Satriani
Booker T and the MGs
Trombone Shorty
Miles Davis
Joss Stone
Allen Stone
Ben Folds (Five)
Sara Barielles
Rilo Kiley
Shovel & Rope
Ryan Adams

.....and the list goes on, and on, and on

The Wire
Breaking Bad
Doctor Who
Veronica Mars
Mad Men
Black Books
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Master of None

Probably a lot of the same movies you like, plus samurai films. I love samurai films.
The six things I could never do without
1.) Thumbs. Holding stuff is awesome
2.) Glasses. Seeing stuff is pretty cool too
3.) Music. Almost as important as the first two.
4.) My guitar
5.) Other people. To you know, talk to and stuff.
6.) Six is a lot of things. Five was a good amount.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Everything. If I have a fault, it's thinking about Every. Single. Thing.
On a typical Friday night I am
Out with friends having a drink more than likely, but I have to be up disgustingly early some Saturday mornings, so there's like a 41% chance I'm in pajama pants by 6:30 because I am a party animal*

*Don't look up the definition of party animal, just trust me on this.
You should message me if
You understand and accept that 92% of the things I say are facetious for the sake of humor. I wasn't joking about that pajama pants thing though. PARTY. ANIMAL.