My nephew,Lee Goldberg, just returned to L.A. from one of America's most important, rewarding and amusing cultural events, the International Mystery Writers Festival in Owensboro, Kentucky. Lee, true to his gene pool, is a world famous author (the MONK books), television producer/screenwriter (too many to mention), and rather messy eater. Here is Lee validating characteristic #3:
Notice how Lee managed to get BBQ sauce all over his face? This isn't easy when raised to eat with tidiness and decorum.