Miss Templeton

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Industry Publishing
Occupation Marketing
Location San Francisco, California
Introduction Chronicler of various music and cultural enthusiasms.
Interests Irish rock music, literature, psychedelic rock, folk music, punk music, radio history, country and western music, Stephen Foster, swing music, bookstores, baking, sewing, rockabilly, blues, Beat poetry, American cities, burlesque, bluegrass, ukulele, mandolin, dobro, and miscellaneous.
Favorite Movies Sunset Boulevard, Casablanca, Citizen Kane, Grapes of Wrath, Stagecoach, Nashville, West Side Story, Dr. Strangelove, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane, Office Space, Blazing Saddles, O Brother Where Art Thou, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Wizard of Oz, Zoot Suit
Favorite Music Horslips, Pogues, Radiators Plan 9, Chuck Berry, Kinks, Hawaiian music, Leon Redbone, Tom Waits, Abba, Grateful Dead, The Cramps, Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Louis Prima, Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Lotta Lenya
Favorite Books Continental Drift, Fuel Injected Dreams, A Confederacy of Dunces, Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Huckleberry Finn, American Gods, Dead School, Vanity Fair, Jane Eyre, Bleak House, Flann O'Brien, William Kennedy, Patrick McCabe, William Trevor, Mark Twain, Joseph Mitchell, Molly Keane, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Making Your First Million with Blogging

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