Map Monkey

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Industry Education
Occupation Map Monkey
Location Noo Yawk (of course!), NY, United States
Interests History, Music, Architecture, Sarcasm, Urban Anything, Cartography, Linguistics, Demography, Reading, Pomeranians, Lounging, Design, Religion (as in Religulous!), Anthropology, Rastafari, lake swimming, Eating, Photography, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Medieaval Times, Turkey, Ireland, Morocco, The Netherlands, Jamaica, New York, old maps, archaeology, needlecrafts, very loud bass guitar, New Orleans, Santa Fe, katchina dolls, 1960's girl groups, reggae, rockabilly, Environmental justice
Favorite Movies Don't judge me! - I have very sappy tastes in movies!, My Favorite Year, Field of Dreams, It's a Wonderful Life, Himalaya, Night of the Shooting Stars, Pink Panther, The Party, Children of Men, Fantasia, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Black Orpheus, Modern Times, The Lion in Winter, The Russians Are Coming, The Apartment, Klut, Deathtrap, Mad Max, King of Hearts, A Fish Named Wanda, Legend, The Libertine, Quadrophenia, Color Purple, Life is Beautiful, Remains of the Day, Billy Elliot, The Full Monty, Local Hero, Our Town, Blade Runner, Minority Report
Favorite Music Kinks, Jam, The Who, Clash, U2, UB40, Slackers, Israel Vibration, Sizzla, Ras Shiloh, Gregory Issacs, Bush Chemists, Nils Lofgren, Byrds, Bob Marley, Aswad, Third World, Morgan Heritage, Cornell Campbell, Peter Tosh, English Beat, Dave Edmonds, Elvis Costello, Yardbirds, Small Faces, Nick Lowe, Dr. Feelgood, Eddie and the Hotrods, ABC, Madness, Lee Scratch Perry, The Police, Sting, Selectors, The Specials, Black Uhuru, Dub Syndicate, Jah Mason, Toasters, Steel Pulse, The Pogues, Da Dannan, Clannad, King Sunny Ade, Youssou N’Dour, Michael Rose, Hassan Hakmoun, Peter Gabriel, Eno, Style Council, Macklemore, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Argonaut Sound System, Mungo Hi-Fi
Favorite Books The Painted Bird, Chronic City, Let the Great World Spin, What is the What?, The Elegance of the Hedgehog, Mountains Beyond Mountains, The Fourth Part of the World, Vermeer’s Hat, Travels in West Africa, The Songlines, Cold Mountain, Kite Runner, Leo Africanus, Small Island, The Plague of Doves, Beloved, Through the Looking Glass, Tess of the d’Urbervilles, World’s Fair, The Power Broker, A Confederacy of Dunces, Been Down so Long it Looks Like Up to Me, Oldest Living Confederate's Widow Tells all, Time after Time, The Alienist, Middlesex