phillip low

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation playwright
Location Minnesota, United States
Introduction phillip andrew bennett low is a Chinese-American playwright and poet, storyteller and mime, theatre critic and libertarian activist. His solo performances have won acclaim from Minneapolis to Chicago, DC to LA - even as far as Melbourne, Australia. He was the co-founder of the Rockstar Storytellers (a supergroup of bestselling Twin Cities spoken-word artists), founder and producer of the touring theatre troupe Maximum Verbosity, and currently hosts what he believes to be the country's only open-mic dedicated to speculative fiction, "The Not-So-Silent Planet," as well as its associated podcast. He has published a book of political humor, "Indecision Now! A Libertarian Rage."
Interests classic rock, European folklore, foreign films, parapsychology, political satire, pop culture, speculative fiction, superhero comics, text adventures, Victorian poetry, Wagnerian opera
Favorite Movies Woody Allen, Roberto Benigni, Ingmar Bergman, Yuen Biao, Humphrey Bogart, Mel Brooks, Marcel Carne, Jackie Chan, Charlie Chaplin, Stephen Chow, Jean Cocteau, Federico Fellini, WC Fields, Terry Gilliam, Jim Henson, Bob Hope, Sammo Hung, Terry Jones, Buster Keaton, Fritz Lang, Laurel and Hardy, Bruce Lee, Jet Li, Harold Lloyd, Groucho Marx, FW Murnau, Brothers Quay, Eric Rohmer, Jan Svankmajer, Francois Truffaut, Mae West, Yuen Wo-Ping
Favorite Music Afroman, Louis Armstrong, The Beatles, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, The Cream, Snoop Dogg, The Doors, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Scott Joplin, Marilyn Manson, Glenn Miller, Nine Inch Nails, Niggaz With Attitude, Pearl Jam, Primus, Sergei Prokofiev, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Nino Rota, Harry Ruby, Franz Schubert, Ravi Shankar, Artie Shaw, Stephen Sondheim, Steppenwolf, Igor Stravinsky, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, They Might Be Giants, The Turtles, Antonio Vivaldi, Richard Wagner, Muddy Waters, Andrew Lloyd Weber, Kurt Weill, The Who, Frank Zappa
Favorite Books Aristophanes, Dante Aligheri, Douglas Adams, Edward Albee, Hans Christian Andersen, Bertolt Brecht, Orson Scott Card, Lewis Carroll, Geoffrey Chaucer, Wu Cheng-En, Michael Crichton, Stephen R Donaldson, Du Fu, TS Eliot, Garth Ennis, Wolfram von Eschenbach, Neil Gaiman, Brothers Grimm, Tracy Hickman, Eugene Ionesco, Stephen King, Lao Tzu, Ursula K Leguin, CS Lewis, Sinclair Lewis, HP Lovecraft, Li Po, Sir Thomas Malory, Frank Miller, John Milton, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin de Moliere, Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, Robert Pinsky, Terry Pratchett, Anne Rice, William Shakespeare, George Bernard Shaw, Pu Song-Ling, Baruch Spinoza, Snorri Sturluson, Lord Alfred Tennyson, J.R.R. Tolkien, Mark Twain, Margaret Weis, Oscar Wilde