Primarily, I'm a geek. Loved sci-fi, video games, anime, D&D...almost every geeky thing that I could afford. As such, going to conventions (particularly Sakuracon and the Penny Arcade Expo) are the best since I'm around people like me.
I'm a graduate in journalism with a minor in political science. Politics has been a major interest, but mostly with the actual truth in mind. My opinions are generated far more from the findings that Politifact and Factcheck show than any pundits spout.
Writing is the best form of expression I have. Whether it be fiction that can tell more abstract philosophies or reporting events that tell a slice of life. Being able to express all that in one type of story or another is the most enjoyable thing I have ever done.