horripilation
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My self-summary
Hey, I'm Chris! I know, my username is terrible. It's the medical definition of chills, or goosebumps. I don't know why I thought it would be a good idea, but whatever.

Anyway, I'm pretty simple, I guess. If I was a shampoo, I probably wouldn't sting your eyes. But I have a lot of interests. Not hobbies, interests. "Hobbies cost money, interests are quite free." -George Carlin.
I’m really good at
I've always been pretty artistically inclined, I used to draw all the time when I was a kid. I play drums pretty well and I can write songs, too.

I also have a pretty high attention to detail. I'm always catching mistakes relating to graphic design flaws or verbage at my job. I think this officially qualifies me as bookish.
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm trying to say anything but "My eyes." (Sigh) ...but it's usually my eyes. Someone once told me they liked my ears, though. That's cool, because I can wiggle my ears. If you're into that sorta thing.

I've been told that I'm easy to talk to. I've also been told repeatedly by numerous people that I look like Tyson Ritter. I've also heard Jared Leto and Cillian Murphy. Anyone else? No? I don't see it, either.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books! Lots of books on science and natural history. I still read more non-fiction than fiction, but I'm slowly catching up...
Caucasus: Mountain Men and Holy Wars, Comet's Tale, The Compass of Pleasure, Fahrenheit 451, For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Graveyard Book (so much Neil Gaiman!), Lud-in-the-Mist, The Marshmallow Test, More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Nerd Do Well, The Plague, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Shakespeare's Star Wars, The Sound Book, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Telling Lies, Waterbabies, Watership Down, Wizard's First Rule, The Well-Dressed Ape, Word Origins and How We Know Them, and You Are Not So Smart.
Horror/Dark Fantasy Mangas!! Attack on Titan, Claymore, Gyo (too much to list by Junji Ito) Manga of the Dead, Uzumaki, and Vinland Saga.

Movies! Airplane!, Alien, Aliens, All About Lily Chou-Chou, Army of Darkness, Back to the Future (all three!), The Babadook, Carnival of Souls, Charade, The Chumscrubber, The Creature From the Black Lagoon, Creepshow, Creepshow 2, The Dark Crystal, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Death Race 2000, Dr. Strangelove, Dredd, Edge of Tomorrow, Elephant, Escape From Alcatraz, First Blood, Goodbye! Lenin, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters!, The Guest, Hot Fuzz, Hugo, Interstellar, Kairo (Pulse), Krampus, Life of Brian, Metropolis, Network, Night of the Living Dead, Nightmare on Elm Street, Once Upon a Time in the West, Perfect Sense, Predator, The Princess Bride, Princess Mononoke, The Return of the Living Dead, The Rocketeer, Seven Samurai, The Seventh Seal, Shaun of the Dead, Shaolin Soccer, Snowpiercer, The Stuff, Super, The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Time Bandits, 28 Days Later, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Vertigo, What We Do in the Shadows, Xtro, and Zombieland.

Shows! Currently my favorite show is Columbo. Peter Falk is a total man-crush of mine.

Avatar: The Last Airbender, Blue Planet, Columbo, Cosmos, Eerie, Indiana, The Flash, Futurama, Gargoyles, Key & Peele, Kids in the Hall, Last of the Summer Wine, The Life of Mammals, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Ninja Warrior, The Outer Limits, Over the Garden Wall, Planet Earth, QI, The Red/Green Show, Rick and Morty, Rumpole of the Bailey, Spaced, Jim Henson's "The Storytellers", Tales From the Crypt, Twin Peaks, Whose Line Is it Anyway?, The Wire, and The Tick
Web Shows!! Anything by Charlie Brooker, The Katering Show, and anything from Brian Butterfield.

The music I listen to is usually nostalgic and cinematic. Bittersweet and instrumental. Lots of 80's stuff and baroque classical. Electronic "Close your eyes and shake your booty" music. Cheesy power metal, too. My first CD ever was the Mortal Kombat soundtrack.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have anterior pelvic tilt...
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