|Location||Vista, CA, United States|
|Introduction||I have interests in travel, photography, art, poetry, imaginative literature, religion, history and just about everything else under the sun. This blog is a way to share some of my interests and obsessions. It is very much a work-in-progress, and I welcome suggestions from viewers of this site. All words and images are my own work unless otherwise indicated.|
|Favorite Movies||King Kong (1931 only, please), 2001 A Space Odyssey, The Seven Samuari, Men Who Pull the Tigers' Tail, Fort Apache, The Quiet Man, Big Trouble In Little China, most of the early Universal horror films, Metropolis, The Time Machine (the George Pal version), Forbidden Planet, Guys and Dolls, Saving Private Ryan, Band of Brothers, Platoon, Carl Dyer's Vampyre, The Call of Cthulhu, numberless historical epics both B&W and color, the entire work of Ray Harryhausen, Chuck Jones, the films of Hayao Miyazaki (especially Spirited Away), Battleground, Lawrence of Arabia|
|Favorite Music||Songs of Leonard Cohen, Richard Thompson, Teddy Thompson, Antony and the Johnsons, The Watersons, Georg Phillip Telemann, J.S. Bach, Ludvig B., The Incredible String Band, almost any British Isles Folk, American Roots, Max Steiner, Bernard Hermann, Brecht & Weil (especially Mahagonny), 60's Psychedelic of all sorts and the Music of the Spheres.|
|Favorite Books||Blue Cliff Record, The Gateless Barrier, Songs of Cold Mountain, At the Mountains of Madness, The Forgotten Soldier, Ulysses, Tao Te Ching, Under the Maltese Cross|
Before they had drawing boards, what did they go back to?