Happy Valentines to My First Husbando

Husbando refers to a fictional male character from non-live action media (i.e. anime, video games, manga, etc.) to whom one is attracted to. Since Valentines Day is here I thought it might be fun to write about my very first husbando.

A husbando is usually a male character from the world of anime, however, mine is from an American cartoon. (Even though the series was animated in Japan)

So who is this male animated character that caught my attention and my heart when I was about 8 or 9 years old? It is non-other than the almighty Serpentor,

A New Start but Same Old Mark Pitta

Mark Pitta and I went from living in a house with two bedrooms to renting one with five bedrooms. We lived close to where I’d be working and there was more than enough space for our collectibles. Mark enjoyed having his own man-cave/home office. The house was so big that we invited Crystal to come and stay with us.

Mark Pitta Self-Destructive

Mark Pitta self-destructive behavior while under stress had cost him his job at KTVU (a Fox affiliate) in San Francisco. In 2001 the SF Gate reported:

Mark Pitta, co-host since March 1999 of KTVU’s popular “Mornings on 2,” left for what station spokesman Kenny Wardell called “an instant vacation” on Tuesday morning just after arriving on the set. KTVU attempts to reach him have been unsuccessful so far, and he has not reported back to work.

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