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My self-summary
Greetings! I'm Alex. Dependable, loyal, (uncannily) well-prepared--I guess I stuck with the whole Boy Scout thing long enough before I found theater and dropped out that some of it rubbed off.

My interests are all over the place: a lot of the traditionally nerdy things, the aforementioned theater, cooking (I really need to play more with molecular gastronomy to fulfill my inner mad scientist), traveling (speaking of things I really need to do more of), etc. I consume a lot of media; I'm fascinated by narrative forms and how audiences and those forms interact with each other.
What I’m doing with my life
On the work side of things, I work full-time in marketing and engagement. I also do some demonstration and project management work on the side for a previous employer when I have time.

After 5pm, I can usually be found either in a theater working on a play, at home catching up on reading / TV / video games / assorted projects, or--if it's Wednesday--at my friendly neighborhood comic shop.
I’m really good at
Making coffee, recommending comics, solving problems, mixing drinks, baking desserts, designing spreadsheets, reading people, and teching plays, to name a few things.
The first things people usually notice about me
It really depends on the situation. The top three first impressions, "quiet," "calm," and "scary smart."

I once had a yogi stop me on the street in Sydney to tell me I had kind eyes. That sounds like made up, I know, but it really did happen.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Pretty much any of these lists could go on ad nauseam, so each is the first few things to come to mind and is by no means comprehensive.

Books: American Gods is my favorite (and I'm a big fan of Gaiman in general). Also, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Don Quixote, The House of the Spirits, and the A Song of Ice and Fire series, to name a few.

Plays: Anything by George Bernard Shaw or Bertolt Brecht; Picasso at the Lapin Agile, No Exit, Peer Gynt, When the Rain Stops Falling, Glengarry Glen Ross. And musicals, but that's a longer conversation.

Comics: DC: The New Frontier and Doctor Strange: The Oath are all-time favorites. Fraction's Hawkeye, Snyder's Batman, and Slott's Spider-Man are also great, as well as Saga, Chew, and The Life After on the creator-owned front.

Movies: Star Wars, Back to the Future, Indiana Jones, Lord of the Rings, Inception, Mel Brooks's library, Chris Nolan's Batman films, Marvel's Cinematic Universe, Ratatouille, 12 Angry Men, Sweet Smell of Success, Ghostbusters, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, James Bond movies, V for Vendetta, Speed Racer, Scott Pilgrim, Star Trek.

Television: Chuck, Castle, Psych, The Big Bang Theory, House, Dexter, Seinfeld, Frasier, Scrubs, How I Met Your Mother, Fringe, The West Wing, Warehouse 13, Get Smart, Batman '66, Arrow, The Flash, Doctor Who, House of Cards, Game of Thrones, and various cartoons that I grew up on including Rocky and Bullwinkle, Pinky and the Brain, and nearly everything Bruce Timm does.

Music: This is just all over the place for me. People tend to want to steal my playlists, for whatever that's worth. [Note: As of September 25, I may not listen to anything but the new Hamilton cast recording for a while. It's the best. ]

Podcasts: My Brother, My Brother, and Me and The Adventure Zone are probably the two I look forward to most. I also love Judge John Hodgman, Sawbones, The Alton Browncast, Assemble After Dark, and the Comic Vine weekly podcast.

Food: Favorites include Italian, Thai, Indian, and Chinese.
The six things I could never do without
1. Proper Hydration.
2. Friends to get out and do things with.
3. Aforementioned things to do.
4. My media library.
5. A kitchen.
6. Wit.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Various kitchen experiments, usually dessert-related. Lately, I've been playing with making various syrups and liqueurs. To that end: whether I want to try making my own bitters.

What horrors to inflict upon the D&D group I DM for. I blame The Adventure Zone podcast for that one.

How long until I get fed up with the racist, sexist, entitled garbage that permeates Facebook and Twitter and give up on social media.

Plot twists on TV shows.
On a typical Friday night I am
Any number of places. There's really not a typical Friday night for me. Or any night, really; I could be anywhere between Atlanta and Chattanooga, working on a play, out with friends, at home, visiting family. I like to stay busy.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Honestly, I'll admit just about anything. If there's something you want to know, ask.

Okay, fine. As a kid, I owned a copy of Steve Urkel's Super-Cool Guide to Success. It was my bible. This likely explains everything you've read to this point (if you have made it this long) and gives insight into the fact that my grasp of humor as a kid was tenuous.
You should message me if
You have uninterrupted prosperity.
You use a machete to cut through red tape.
Your fingernails shine like justice.
Your voice is dark like tinted glass.

Or, y'know...if you want to.