Power Pop Pat

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Gender MALE
Industry Non-Profit
Occupation Radio DJ
Location Columbia, Missouri, United States
Introduction I am a musician/guitar player/guitar teacher and DJ at KOPN community radio. I play Lead Guitar in The StoneThrowers; I Teach Guitar at Columbia Academy of Music in DownTown Columbia, Mo, I am a salesman at Barnhouse's Crazy Music, and I host Pat's Power Pop and Punk Hours on 89.5 FM KOPN Friday Nights 6-8 PM. I announce for the COMO DERBY DAMES roller derby teams. I also enjoy watching midget tossing, professional wrestling, (it's real, I just know it ... ), short walks in the forest and long guitar solos on the beach.
Interests Lead Guitarist, Musican, Songwriter, etc.
Favorite Movies Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy, (Even though Nina keeps falling asleep when we try to watch it), Strange Brew, Mystery Men, Nightmare on Elm Street, Blair Witch Project, The Exorcist, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The Blues Brothers, Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders from Mars, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Super Troopers, Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle, Daughters of Darkness, Wizard of Gore, Airplane!, Little Otek, Broken Flowers, Purple Rain, Taste The Blood of Dracula, Nosferatu, Any Hammer film, The Wedding Singer, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Matrix trilogy, Friday the 13 (all parts), Jason X, The Last Broadcast, Rumble in the Bronx, Half a Loaf of Kung Fu, Enter the Dragon, Fists of Fury, Any other Jackie Chan or Bruce Lee movie (Bruce Lee gets extra points for good philisophical droppings), Benji. etc.
Favorite Music Power Pop, punk, and progressive rock. Favorite artists include: Todd Rundgren (TODD IS GOD), Utopia, The Cars, The NEW Cars, Rush, The Donnas, The Eyeliners, Tommy Bolin, Allan Holdsworth, THE RAMONES, Eddie VanHalen, The Holograms, The Raspberries, The Dead Kennedys, Jello Biafra, Marvin Gaye, Barry White, Blondie, Pat Benetar, Kate Bush, Prince and the Revolution, Marty Friedman, Jason Becker, Mattius IA Eklundh, Jeff Beck, Al DiMeola, Jennifer Batten, Puffy Ami Yumi, Attention Deficit, Dream Theater, John Petrucci, Nevermore (Jeff Loomis ROCKS!), Eric Johnson, Bratmobile, Glay, Redd Kross, NWA, Public Enemy, Eazy E, Ice Cube, Yes, Megadeth, Early Metallica, Anthrax, Testament, Death, Morbid Angel, THE PASSION, the Follow, D.I., Joni Mitchell, The Sex Pistols, The Doxies, Frank Zappa, Roxy Music, The Dead Milkmen, David Bowie (Ziggy Stardust era) The New York Dolls, Johnny Thunders, Sweet, Poison, Motley Crue, Ritchie Kotzen, Brett Garsed, T.J. Helmerich, etc. Do NOT like (in fact, lividly DESPISE): Nirvana, Clone Pimple Toilets, (Stone Temple Pilots), grunge in general ... ah there is so much more to hate.
Favorite Books Anything by Robert Green Ingersoll, The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, HITCHIKERS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY--the 5 Part Trilogy by Douglas Adams, Anything by Jack Keruac, Michael Moore, Al Franken, Art Bell, Isaac Asimov, Henry Rollins, Bud Hopkins, Whitley Strieber, more to come.......

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