I'm a massive nerd, particularly when it comes to anything relating to Linguistics and/or Heavy Metal, and may geek out at any time.
My immediate proximity is a designated geek-out zone. You may feel free to geek out at any time.
> one travel book
> one on the relationship between Economics, Evolutionary Psychology, & Politics,
> one Sci-Fi novel of my own, and
> two collaborative Sci-Fi novels I'm working on with two different musicians
For music, primarily Metal, Jazz, traditional music from all around the world (particularly Mongolian, Tuvan, Brazilian, Cuban, West African), Baroque, Renaissance, American Bluegrass, lots of others.
Mechina, Opeth (the reason why I studied Swedish for 7 years), Tool, Tenhi, Jimi Hendrix (the reason why I'm a musician today), Faith No More, Black Sabbath, King Crimson, Behemoth, Sigur Rós, The Mars Volta, Pink Floyd, The Tea Party, Flogging Molly, Mastodon, Stam1na, Meshuggah, Arcturus, DubFX, Clann Zu, Motörhead, Royal Republic, Turmion Kätilöt, Shade Empire, Mechanical Poet, Kontrust, The Reverend Horton Heat, Tantric, Alice in Chains, Dark Tranquillity, Apocalyptica, Sepultura, Soulfly, Kamelot, Garmarna, Mike Patton, Atomship, Scar Symmetry, Rammstein, The MC5, Abjeez, Porcupine Tree, Mumford and Sons, Garmarna, Hedningarna, Värttinä, et al., lots of others
Cooking is one of my favourite art forms.
I sold my television in 2001, and at that time, I hadn't turned it on in over 5 years