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My self-summary
mechanical engineer
college educator
river guide
captain tying knots
What I’m doing with my life
teach mechanical engineering and run a prototype machine shop at UT.
I’m really good at
Fixing anything that's broke...

Taking stuff apart and hacking it.

...within the first couple bars of a song, identifying the artist, title, year of release, every subsequent release and the names of every drummer that particular band has ever had.
The first things people usually notice about me
My workin man hands....
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Vonnegut, Kerouac, Hemmingway, Bukowski, Tom Robbins, Carl Sagan, Malcolm Gladwell, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Electric Koolaid Acid Test, MAKE and Wired magazine.

Movies: Stanley Kubrick, Wes Anderson, Coen Brothers, Terry Gilliam, David Lynch, Tim Burton, Apocalypse Now, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Mulholland Drive, A Life Aquatic, Blood Simple, The Big Lebowsky, Big Fish.... and it goes on and on...

Music: I was into that band before you were born....their early stuff was much better than the latest album...its not noise, you just can't appreciate the depth of the sound...
Six things I could never do without
you know I can't live without my radio!
my drums
my vinyl
my kaoss pad
my MPC
my fork... F that.... tacos!
my speak n spell
I spend a lot of time thinking about
metal (as in Aluminum not death) and how to make it kick ass...
On a typical Friday night I am
holding office hours at Crown and Anchor.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
i am batman
You should message me if
you like one or more of the following:
live music
building stuff
water and being in it, on it, or surrounded by it
escaping your comfort zone
exploring the city by bicycle
The two of us