|Occupation||Professor, Writer, Human Being|
|Location||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Introduction||I write, I teach; I live by the beach.|
|Interests||art, travel, photography, history, literature, philosophy, technology, essays, politics, the English language, and our emerging 21st global culture.|
|Favorite Movies||Blade Runner, Gattica, Dr. Strangelove, Pink Panther series, Modern Times, Charlie Wilson's War|
|Favorite Music||Leonard Cohen, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, UB40, U2, Nina Simone, Paul Simon, Kinks, and almost any Brazilian singer. Buddha Bar series.|
|Favorite Books||Brave New World, Cat's Cradle, The Green Stick, Jihad vs McWorld, Proverb Wit and Wisdom, Being There, Steppenwolf|
What will make us smile and laugh in five years?