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My self-summary
I've got a pretty full plate right now, but I'm still down to meet new people when time permits.

I reflexively hit Command-Z in real life.
What I’m doing with my life
Daytime: web application designer/developer/"user experience guru." Nighttime: musician/storyteller. All the time: oversharer.

I'm not sure how I can best reconcile these, but I'm imagining some sort of Laurie Anderson-esque multimedia extravaganza.
I’m really good at
Dangerously tasty cocktails.
CSS. (Sass, really.)
Elaborate hangover breakfasts. (see below)
Synthesizer programming.
Recursive thinking.
The first things people usually notice about me
From the front: wonderfully floppy hair.
From the back: DAT ASS.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
My Cat from Hell.

But also:

I'm way behind in my reading; I read something like 20 thousand words a day in blog format but my half-finished books have piled up so much that I'm not letting myself buy anymore until i get through them.

Of the books I have read, A Pattern Language is probably the most influential in my life; when I moved to New York it was the only one I brought with me.

I don't watch a lot of tv or movies; I pretty much only watch stuff with other people. After all, I've got so much reading to catch up on.

Troll 2 is a terrible movie but I've watched and analyzed it more than any other. There's a really great hybrid of The Shining & The Stuff lurking inside that's calling out for a remake.

I mostly watch Adventure Time and reality-style gameshows like RuPaul's Drag Race & Top Chef. (Sweet Genius sits right at the intersection of these.)

I listen to a lot of podcasts, but the only one I absolutely can't miss is Roderick on the Line.

I have a complicated relationship with Phil Collins. Like "oh, he's so lame, except for these nine records I love."
The six things I could never do without
Silly question. How about:
Six people I wish were my cool uncle
Alton Brown
Anthony Bourdain
Merlin Mann
Paul F. Tompkins
Tim Gunn
Coach McGuirk
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Scammers intentionally use "scammer grammar" to weed out all but the most credulous. Is this the same reason why creeps wear fedoras?

How a cis white dude in a boys-club industry could be smashin' patriarchy. Is there an antonym for "brogrammer?"

Whether I'm ready for SuperTrain.
On a typical Friday night I am
Karaoke. Dancing, provided its dark enough. (I used to be more self-conscious about this until I realized everyone else was dancing like muppets too.)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Huevos Rancheros (rev 1.1)
Sauté half a red onion in butter in a large pan. When those are clear, add half a diced and seeded poblano pepper. When the onions are brown, add a diced plum tomato. Push those over to one side of the pan and fill the other side with canned black beans (about half a can) with 2 cloves of chopped garlic mixed in. In another pan, toast a corn tortilla, and when that's crispy, use that pan to fry two eggs over-easy.

Assemble on the plate with the beans at the bottom, then the tortilla, then eggs, then sofrito, with a dollop of mexican crema on top. Serve with sliced avocado on the side.

(I've been trying out variations with assorted animal fats instead of butter, e.g. bacon grease, schmaltz etc. but it seems kind of like I'm gilding the lily.)
You should message me if
you're hungry.