'''Name''': David Z.\\
'''Location''': [[EverythingIsBigInTexas Texas]]\\
'''What I Do''': Make stuff, LetsPlay games, and theater tech.\\
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'''Bio''': Around 2005-2008, I started making really [[RefugeInVulgarity raunchy]] and [[RefugeInAudacity bat-guano insane]] GarrysMod comics, including a 70+ page whopper called "The Gmod Experience 1-3". Then I took a break for a while, became a writing tutor, a playwright, a theater lights/sound operator, and as of 2011, I do [[{{Touhou}} Touhou Project]] and LoveHina related [[VirtualPaperDoll Walfas videos]], music, and more. Due to the [[ImprobablyFemaleCast nature]] of the videos I work on, [[CrossdressingVoices I tend to voice a lot of girls]], but I love doing it because it's fun. I love answering questions and teaching people how to make things, so feel free to ask me anything at any time.\\
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'''Artistic Ideals''': I believe in interaction with fans, immediate WordOfGod about trivia facts, and avoiding ArtistDisillusionment. I believe that just one bad [[FanHater "fan"]] or a bad [[FanDumb group of "fans"]] are not an appropriate excuse for WhyFandomCantHaveNiceThings. Like the writers who hung out in Europe in the early 1900s, I believe in artists hanging out together, collaborating, and having as much fun as humanly possible. Above all these, I believe in passing on my knowledge about how to make these things: it's fun, insightful, and although I mostly do fanworks as a hobby, they teach you a lot about the creation process.\\
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'''When I'm Not Making Videos''': I write short stories and plays, I tutor writers (specifically fiction writers), I'm a stage actor, and I'm a freelance theater techie (specifically live scoring and sound effects). I also play a LOT of [[{{Arma}} Arma II]] (specifically coop servers, but if I can find a low-latency CTI server, I'll play that, too). I also dabble in [[LetsPlay Let's Plays]], but I'm still trying to improve my LP skills.\\
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'''Current Troping Goals''': As a new troper, my mission is stamp out mis-{{Pothole}}d tropes, like BeyondTheImpossible and [[FlatWhat Flat "What,"]] for example. I hope to save commonly-used tropes from the PermanentRedLinkClub by stopping reckless potholing.\\
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'''More Trivia Facts''': I own roughly 110+ books. More than half are non-fiction and a third of the collection is on writing. My favorite book on writing is {{Literature/Story}} by Robert [=McKee=]. My favorite book on relationships is ''The Relationship Cure'' by John M. Gottman, Ph.D. My favorite book on self-help is ''Awaken The Giant Within'' by Anthony Robbins. I also study Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Neuro-Associative Conditioning (an offshoot of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy's black sheep cousin Neuro-Linguistic Programming, developed by Anthony Robbins to address NLP's shortcomings) for both myself and to help others. Although I am interested in Japan (I can speak a little Japanese, I study the culture, and I've eaten at a teppan-yaki restaurant every birthday since I was five), I am not an anime geek. I can play just about any instrument, but I'm better at composing.\\
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You can view my Youtube channel [[http://www.youtube.com/user/Spaztique here]].\\
On weekends, I will make/play stuff on {{Ustream}}. You can view that [[http://www.ustream.tv/channel/spaztique-makes-stuff-live here]].\\

!!Series by Spaztique
* Fanfic/FiveDangerousMonthsAtTheHinataInn: LoveHina, remade in create.swf, with ArcWelding, an original soundtrack, [[{{Deconstruction}} deconstructive elements]], and wild [[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation Alternative Character Interpretations]].
* [[Fanfic/AoUsagiTributeShow Ao Usagi Tribute Show (Great Job!)]]: MindScrew {{Touhou}} comics [[AnimatedAdaptation adapted to animation]], arranged in a way reminiscent to TimAndEricAwesomeShowGreatJob
* [[Fanfic/DiamondInTheRough Diamond In The Rough]]: Currently in production, it's a [[EpicMovie feature length]] {{Deconstruction}} of the typical Touhou MartyStu, ending on a HUGE [[DownerEnding down note]].

!!Tropes typical of my works
* AnAesop
* AManIsNotAVirgin: Specifically subverting/averting/destroying it at every cost, given the sheer number of lives I've seen ruined by its existence.
* BeingGoodSucks
* BothSidesHaveAPoint
* CrossDressingVoices
* {{Deconstruction}}
* DramaticIrony: The way I see it, curiosity can only be satisfied once.
* EarnYourHappyEnding
* GreekChorus
* LonelyAtTheTop
* MindScrew: But never without a MindScrewdriver.
* RousseauWasRight
* SelfMadeMan
* SelfishGoodSelfishEvil
* ShoutOut
* WhamEpisode
* WhamLine
* WordOfGod: Ask me anything about my works, and I will answer it.

!![[FavoriteTrope Favorite Tropes]] of Spaztique
* AffectionateParody
* AscendedFridgeHorror
* BrickJoke
* {{Camp}}
* ChewingTheScenery
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}
* {{Deconstruction}}
* DescendedCreator
* DoingItForTheArt
* ForegoneConclusion
* HowWeGotHere
* LargeHam
* MediumAwareness
* NoFourthWall
* PostModernism
* RefugeInCool
* ThrowItIn
* WhamEpisode
* WhamLine
* WordOfGod: I.E. All authors who love to communicate with their fans.

!![[PetPeeveTrope Pet Peeve Tropes]] of Spaztique
* ArtistDisillusionment
* CharacterShilling: Unless Subverted, then it becomes awesome.
* CreatorsPet
* FailureHero
* FanDumb: Especially when combined with ReclusiveArtist or ArtistDisillusionment
* InformedAttribute: Unless it's played for comedy or eventually pointed out for drama.
* MarySue
* MostWritersAreWriters: Mainly if the fictional writer is supposed to be "better" than the writer who writes him or her.
* ReclusiveArtist
* ShaggyDogStory: If not played for comedy.
* UnprovokedPervertPayback
* WhyFandomCantHaveNiceThings
* WriterOnBoard

I'm still adding tropes to the list as I think of them.