Sean

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Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Writer, Editor, and Letterer
Location Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Introduction Sean Taylor: n. husband, father, friend, writer, comic book writer/editor/letterer, coffee nut/barista, cat fanatic, musician/songwriter, web designer, self-professed postmodern existentialist christian mystic, vanity incarnate; v. to possess entirely too much self-confidence
Interests bass, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica, writing songs, comic books and graphic novels, Dr. Who, reading novels and nonfiction, downloading mp3s, novels, red dwarf, writing short stories, raspberry snowcones, writing poetry, volleyball, dreaming about that new house I'll build one day, playing with my kids, hanging out with my wife, steamed green beans with almonds, B-grade horror and sci-fi movies, anime, manga, redheads, classic Scooby Doo, jazz, funk, rock, electronica (love trance particularly), BBC America, Sci-Fi Channel, History Channel, History International, Discovery Channel, Bizarre Foods (the show, not the foods), pondering the existential angst of religious thought and longing.
Favorite Movies Citizen Kane, Rashomon, The Seven Samurai, Ran, Rebecca, Meet John Doe, Cat People (original), Sanjuro, Akira, Perfect Blue, Lady of Burlesque, The Blue Angel (original German cut), Vertigo, North by Northwest, Gosford Park, Mystery Men, Unbreakable, Run Lola Run, Young Frankenstein, Gross Pointe Blank, Princess Mononoke, The Haunting (original), Casablanca, Der Golem, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, HiFidelity, and of course This Is Spinal Tap. Also, most anything featuring the following actors or directors: Ingrid Bergman, Orson Welles, Cary Grant, Barbara Stanwyck, John Cusack, Alfred Hitchcook, Toshiro Mifune, Akira Kurasawa, Miyazaki, Godzilla and his monster friends, Helen Miren, Drew Barrymore, Mel Brooks, Woody Allen, M. Night Shamalyn.
Favorite Music Bob Dylan, U2, Counting Crows, Train, The Flaming Lips, The Rolling Stones, Abraham Laboriel, Norah Jones, Diana Krall, My Chemical Romance, Vanessa Mae, Kings X, Van Halen, composer James MacMillan, Guardian, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, J.S. Bach, Tchaikovsky, Berlioz, Mussorgsky, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, 77s, Steve Taylor, Daniel Amos, and '80s funk, rock, metal and new wave.
Favorite Books Most anything by: John Fischer, Annie Dillard, Shusako Endo, Philip Yancey, Robert Heinlein, Ed McBain, Francis Schaeffer, Stephen R. Donaldson, Neil Gaiman, John Donne, T.S. Eliot, C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, G.K. Chesterton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, Kurt Vonnegut, Ernest Hemmingway, Chuck Dixon, Steve Seagle, Mike Barr, Alan Moore, and the staff of iHero Entertainment. Also, the following graphic novels and comic books: Watchman, Dark Knight Returns, Understanding Comics, 300, Primal Force, House of Secrets (Vertigo), Sandman, Dixon's run on Robin and Nightwing and Birds of Prey, Tellos, Shooting Star Comics Anthology, Fuzzy Bunnies from Hell, Strangers in Paradise, Futaba Kun Change, Red, Fallen Angel, PAD's run on Aquaman, Cobb: Off the Leash, Children of the Grave, Nick Landime vs. the World Crime League, Fables, Y the Last Man, Astro City, Legion of Super-Heroes, Legionnaires, V for Vendetta, Squadron Supreme, X-Statix, early Generation X, Hardware, Static, Icon, Blood Syndicate, Archer and Armstrong, Magnus: Robot Fighter (Valiant era), Trouble Makers, Shadowman, Mantra, Freex, Ex-Mutants, Prime, The Strangers, The Protectors, Camelot 3000, Next Men, Time Breakers, Starman (Robinson era), Byrne's run on Wonder Woman, the classic run of X-Men (you know the one), pre-1990s Metal Men, just about anything DC killed before issue 10 (no, really, I'm not kidding), Classics Illustrated, old-school Archie, classic Donald Duck, Freedom Fighters, Hawaiian Dick, Love in Tights, Liberty Meadows, Sonambulo, Bizenghast, Anne Freaks, Strange Killings, The Dreamland Chronicles... That's a lot of books, huh?