I am originally from Alabama but, according to everyone I've met, do not at all seem like it (no accent). Lived there until heading to college in the Northeast, which started a stint there and in NYC for some years. I have been here in Madison five years now and really like it!
Angling to be a university professor -- risky, but good reasons to think I'm on the right track. I basically am attempting to make a career out of learning a ton about things I find interesting and then telling others about them. So far, so good.
I used to follow contemporary music closely, too (my brother was in the Athens indie rock scene many years ago), but that has really fallen by the wayside. Now I just listen to WFMU all day. In a pinch, my favorite music at home is by John Fahey or gypsies and "out" is by Prince or Hall & Oates.
Books: Moby Dick, Petersburg by Andrei Bely.
Just as very beautiful people tend to be a little unusual looking in a way that leaves a striking impression, so too are the most delicious foods a little on the gross side. Some of my favorites this applies to: sardines, escargots, any kind of sausage, caviar, fried sprats, anchovies, anything fermented, really stinky cheese, lamb tartare.
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eh, that's enough.
(That is my answer to this question, not a non-answer.)