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My self-summary
I'm a writer--at least, that's how I summarize myself. I do it for a living, and I have PhD in English, so I think I can support that claim.

I read, chill with my dog, and plot the salvation or enslavement of the human race (it’s still sort of up in the air). I also really like table top games that involve cards or boards or dice (or all three). It’s not nerdy; you’re just boring.

My academic specialty was British Romantic poetry, but I made a point of reading lots of philosophy and science lit as well. If it's wildly complex or theoretical, I probably count it among my interests.
What I’m doing with my life
My day job is developing academic content for public school students; I'm also working on a kid's story about the black plague (no, seriously) and finishing a solicited novel for a boutique press.
I’m really good at
Sarcasm. I'm an expert. Someone once told me so, and drew a little picture to prove it.
The first things people usually notice about me
polite as fuck
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
There's way too much awesome stuff in the world to list what I like at any given moment. But here's a bunch of stuff that I've compiled over the years:

Books (fiction and non-): Blake's poetry, Lovecraft's fiction, anything with Douglas Adams' name on it, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, House of Leaves, Godel Escher Bach, A Thousand Plateaus, Narrative Unbound, The Tree of Knowledge, A Canticle for Leibowitz, John Dies at the End, This Book is Full of Spiders, Skullcrack City, Extinction Journals

TV: Dexter, Xavier: Renegade Angel, Squidbillies, South Park, Doctor Who, Invader Zim, House, Big Bang Theory, Battlestar Galactica, Firefly, AbFab, Breaking Bad, Eastbound and Down, Workaholics, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Game of Thrones, Buffy, The Newsroom

Movies: The Big Lebowski, Snatch, The Fountain, Helvetica, Objectified, In the Realms of the Unreal, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Pacific Rim, Troll Hunter, John Dies at the End

Music: Steely Dan, The Gorillaz, Mark Farina, Flying Lotus, Miles Davis, Daft Punk, Girl Talk, MF Doom, DangerMouse, Fatboy Slim, Herbaliser, Scissor Sisters, Fleetwood Mac (the Nicks & Buckingham lineup), ELO, Cosmo Sheldrake, Nujabes, Ta-Ku, Tokimonsta

Theatre: Arcadia (and everything else by Stoppard), Oleana, Waiting for Godot, True West, Les Mis. Shakespeare, of course.

Games: good ol'-fashioned poker, D&D, CoC, MtG, Fluxx, Forbidden Desert, Cards Against Humanity, Pathfinder, Scythe
The six things I could never do without
good books
my dog
a pair of running shoes
the universe
being able to count to six
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Shit, did I remember to lock the front door?
On a typical Friday night I am
Sitting somewhere. Possibly walking.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm actually the second emperor of the United States.
You should message me if
you know some words and how to use them.