Hello all. I’m Andrew Hoing from Steamboat Springs, Colorado. I am currently a senior Communication major at Trinity University. I play on the tennis team here and am an RM on Beze second.
I am a sports nut (I just had my fantasy football draft yesterday). I love all sorts of outdoor activities such as hiking and camping. I like music (Portugal. the Man, the Decemberists, and Broken Bells are some of my favorites). Unfortunately I have no musical talent myself. I like to cook, play Wayne Gretzky 3D hockey on N64, and drink from my Nalgene bottle. I always set my alarm clock to palindromes (like 8:48). I enjoy books by Chuck Klosterman, mokey portraits, and eating alfajores.
I dislike when people misuse the word “literally” (like, my head literally exploded). It bothers me when animals wear clothes and when people get really nice cars in really ugly colors. I don’t like cheese, and I absolutely hate the band Nickleback. They are quite simply the most awful thing on the planet.
I am in no way a gamer or sci-fi junkie, however; I do take particular interest in how the idea of transmedia storytelling applies to both sports and cooking. I am a big fan of the Food Network, and it fascinates me how chefs have become superstars through TV shows, cookbooks, and interactive webcasts.
(Really, the only reason I took this class is because Delwiche was teaching it.)
Looking forward to a great semester.