My blogs

Blogs I follow

About me

Gender Male
Occupation Twist & Shout general manager
Location Denver, Colorado, United States
Interests Jazz, rap, African music, 70's and 80's punk rock, early "indie rock", thinking and writing and reading about film, reading classic literature, drinking good liquor, biking year-round, playing Scrabble, photography
Favorite Movies 8 1/2, Babe: Pig in the City, Sherlock Jr., Fitzcarraldo, Through A Glass Darkly, The Exterminating Angel, All That Heaven Allows, Yojimbo, Tokyo Story, Raging Bull, Bonnie & Clyde, The Magnificent Ambersons, Meshes of the Afternoon, Dawn of the Dead (1978), Los Olvidados, Weekend, Open City, Pather Panchali, Scorpio Rising, Three Colors, Vertigo, Chinatown, Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, Alfred Hitchcock, Yasujiro Ozu, Luis Bunuel, Buster Keaton, Ingmar Bergman, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Spike Lee, John Ford, Werner Herzog, Sam Fuller, Martin Scorsese, Akira Kurosawa, Federico Fellini, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Brian DePalma, Busby Berkeley, Robert Bresson, Sam Peckinpah, Douglas Sirk, early Woody Allen, film noir, 70's horror, 30's screwball comedies, German New Wave, French New Wave, Italian Neo-realism, many more.
Favorite Music Miles Davis, Lou Reed, Velvet Underground, Brian Eno, King Sunny Ade, Thelonious Monk, The Fall, Pere Ubu, Prince, Arto Lindsay, PJ Harvey, Steely Dan, Al Green, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, Andrew Hill, Franco, Youssou N'Dour, Rolling Stones, John Lee Hooker, Talking Heads, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Television, Neil Young, Wayne Shorter, Leonard Cohen, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Public Enemy, De La Soul, Fela Kuti, Ghostface, Eric B & Rakim, Pet Shop Boys, Kid Creole & the Coconuts, John Prine, Lucinda Williams, Randy Newman, Captain Beefheart, Gang of Four, Iannis Xenakis, Gyorgy Ligeti, many more.
Favorite Books Moby Dick, Ulysses, Lolita, Don Quixote, Civilization and Its Discontents, Hollywood: From Vietnam to Reagan, Scrabble Dictionary, U.S.A. Trilogy, Catch-22, Something Happened, Slaughter-House Five, Invisible Man, William Faulkner, Naked Lunch, film director bios, lefty political stuff, jazz musician bios, more