brian compton

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Writer / Design Consultant
Location Berkeley, California, United States
Introduction "I like the way you do it."
Interests Travel, Reading, Writing, Playing and Listening to Music, Soccer, Skiing, Backpacking, Macs, Graphics & Design, Interneting, KQED San Francisco, The New Yorker, etc...
Favorite Movies The Big Lebowski, Best in Show, Dolce Vida, Amelie, Good Night & Good Luck, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Being John Malkovich, Syrianna, Original Oceans 11, Goonies, Karate Kid I, Emmit Otter's Jugband Christmas, The Last Waltz, Taxi Driver, Deer Hunter, Napoleon Dynamite, Festival Express, Great Escape, Rear Window, etc...
Favorite Music Here's a laundry list... Scofield, Ben Webster, Sourwood Honey, Reverend Slanky, Leon Russell, Motherbug, David Grisman, Clarence White, Tony Rice, James Burton, JFJO, STS9, Bruce & The ARU, Bela Fleck & The Flecktones, Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, Bill Frisell, Fareed Haque, Blake Ingram, The Gaturs, James Brown, Scrappy Hamilton, Headhunters, Larry Coryell, Alphonso Johnson, Sly & The Family Stone, Beck, Outkast, Doc Watson, Gary Schillinger, The Dead, Phish, Bob Marley, Grant Green, Charlie Byrd, Herbie Mann, The Funk Brothers, The Muscle Shoals Sound, John Coltrane, Big John Patton, Jimmy Smith, Richard Groove Holmes, Crosby Still Nash & Young, Steely Dan, Stevie Wonder, Bach, Bela Bartok, Miami Sound Machine, Scott Mills, Tin Hat Trio, Slivovitz, Lee Barbour, Charles Ferris, The Toids, Club Foot Orchestra, Keith Whitley, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, High Five Quintet, Kinky Sound, Aretha Franklin, Fela Kuti, Tony Allen, Ginger Baker, Al Green, Marvin Gaye, Les Hall, etc...etc...etc... I think you get the idea.
Favorite Books My favorite writers are Toni Morrison, Jeffery Eugenides, David Sederis, Saul Bellow, Annie Proulx, Ernest Hemingway, Margret Atwood...there are too many to list.

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