Michael Hawley

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About me

Gender MALE
Location San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Interests world cinema, music, travel, current events, foreign languages, behemothic religious architecture, collecting vinyl, geography
Favorite Movies McCabe and Mrs. Miller, The Long Long Trailer, Trash, Female Trouble, Lifeboat, Grindhouse, South Pacific, The Hole, Opera Jawa, Sparkle, I'm No Angel, The Gang's All Here, Showgirls, Juliet of the Spirits, 2LDK, Queen of Outer Space, Wild Reeds, Aguirre the Wrath of God, Cruel Story of Youth, Hard Boiled, Serial Mom, Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Life of Jesus, Story of Women, La Promesse, Come and See, Grey Gardens, The Opposite of Sex, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Psycho, The Birds, Rear Window, Mulholland Drive, The Cobra Woman, Rivers and Tides, Y tu mama tambien, Kill Bill Volume 1, Irreversible, Tokyo Story, Ricky-Oh: The Story of Ricky, Games of Love and Chance (L'esquive), Moolaade, The Battle of Algiers, I Want to Live, Duck Season, The Descent, The Girl Can't Help It, Yoshiwara: The Pleasure Quarter, A Christmas Tale, The Haunting, Women in Love, Mildred Pierce, Stormy Weather, Z
Favorite Music Big Band, 1950s/1960s Pop, 1950s-1980s R&B/Soul, Old School Hip Hop, "World", 1980s New Wave, 1990s Alternative, 1960s French Pop, Novelty Records, Hillbilly/early C&W, Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, Brazilian Girls, Calle 13, Davila 666, El Guincho, Michael Franti, King Khan & the Shrines, Sonic Youth, Tipsy, Why?, Martha and the Vandellas, Four Tops, Petula Clark, Kyu Sakamoto, Ali Hassan Kuban, James Brown, Manu Chao, Serge Gainsbourg, Baby Washington, Etta James, David Bowie, Dead Kennedys, The Orlons, L7, The Cramps, B-52s, Missy Elliott, Oum Kalsoum, Jesus and Mary Chain, Notorious B.I.G., Lil Kim, Yoko Ono, Pet Shop Boys, Charles Trenet, Jo Stafford, Ruth Brown, Laverne Baker, France Gall, Francoise Hardy
Favorite Books Crackpot - John Waters, A Youth in Babylon - David E. Friedman, The Cairo Trilogy - Naguib Mahfouz, Tieta - Jorge Amado, Double Indemnity - James M. Cain, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou, A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole, Barrel Fever - David Sedaris, One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez