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My self-summary
I eagerly await the coming technological singularity when I'll finally upload my brain into a spacefaring robot, roaming the cosmos until the end of the universe. also I will have netflix.

of course, it would be even better if I weren't roaming the cosmos, y'know, alone... (hint, hint)

I'm definitely an indoorsy, techno-utopian kind of guy who appreciates his hot and cold running internet as well as the many, many virtues of very large televisions. having said that, about once a year I strike out into the untamed wilderness of an unsuspecting state park to go geocaching, camping, canoeing or some such thing.

I'm not anywhere near wealthy but I don't live paycheck-to-paycheck. I pay my bills on time and try to live (mostly) below my means. I'm usually very jeans-and-a-tshirt; my idea of getting dressed up is tucking in my shirt tail. overt status symbols like cars and clothes don't mean that much to me. I don't really care what kind of car you drive or how much money you make.

Various hastily-completed internet checklists inform me that I'm INTJ. If you're into that sort of thing.

Some pointless (or revealing!?) details in no particular order:
I like to push buttons. I like things that light up. I can articulate an informed opinion on a range of topics and spout half-baked nonsense on many more. I find terms like nerd, geek or dork faintly insulting tho I suppose, given common usage, they apply to me. I went to art school. I used to live in Atlanta. I play PS3. I talk with my hands. I'm kind of a stoner. I grew up in the south. I'm grumpy in the morning. I bite my nails.
What I’m doing with my life
I keep meaning to try out this whole "work/life balance" thing I've heard so much about...

I'm married to a job in which my every mistake is seen by several hundred thousand people. it's a big part of my life and very important to me. it's technical and often demanding, but it's the path I chose and I mostly like it even when I hate it. it also meshes nicely with my 45 second attention span.
I’m really good at
my job; self-deprecation
The first things people usually notice about me
how would I know? you tell me...
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
sci-fi; netflix; film geekery; video games where you get to shoot at aliens or robots or what have you; chicken fingers; tv docs about outer space or ancient Egypt; peanut butter & jelly sandwiches; technology; politics

2001: A Space Odyssey; Showgirls; Velvet Goldmine; Sunset Boulevard; Koyaanisqatsi; This is Spinal Tap; The Fall; Orlando; Welcome to the Dollhouse; Network; the Stars (both Wars and Trek); anything by Stanley Kubrick, Darren Aronofsky or Paul Verhoeven; movies featuring robots, zombies, swords, hi-tech vampires, space ships or arty cinematography

Drive-By Truckers; Rush; Concrete Blonde; any of Bob Mould's various incarnations; Diana Ross & The Supremes; Heart; trip-hop, classic rock, standard issue gay pop...I could go on but I'm already embarrassed.

I don't read books, I read websites. tvnewser; andrew sullivan; wired; salon; worldnetdaily; radley balko; etc
Six things I could never do without
the small handful of people in the world who are willing to pretend to have any idea what the hell I'm prattling on about; honesty; a certain amount of alone time; snuggling; self-determination; and probably some other thing too
I spend a lot of time thinking about
work; the real estate market; cable news; relationships; the sony mvs-8000X
On a typical Friday night I am
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I don't really bite my nails. I DESTROY them.
You should message me if
you're willing to pretend to have any idea what the hell I'm prattling on about
The two of us