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Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Teacher/Writer
Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Introduction I am a teacher, literature fanatic, poet, writer, outdoor enthusiast, and current event/random fact buff based south of Boston in Massachusetts.
Interests Teaching, Writing, Poetry, Reading, Guitar, Traveling, Beach, Ocean, Fiction and Nonfiction, Acting and Drama, Hiking, Outdoors, Surfing, Friends, Family, History, Facts, Rugby, Music, muscle cars, weight lifting, running, Red Sox, long walks on the beach, enjoying life
Favorite Movies Boondock Saints, This is Spinal Tap, The Fugitive, Fight Club, Die Hard Trilogy, Resevoir Dogs, The Godfather, Scarface, Pumping Iron, Harry Potter, Old School, Anchorman, Wedding Crashers, Star Wars, Dodgeball, Indiana Jones, Silence of the Lambs, Mystic River, Little Miss Sunshine, Good Will Hunting, Big Fish, Bowling for Columbine, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Animal House, National Lampoon's Vegas Vacation, Christmas Vacation, Disney movies, ET, Shawshank Redemption, Jaws, Terminator, Taxi Driver, Pulp Fiction, Unforgiven, Top Gun, The Rock, Braveheart, Forest Gump, Dances With Wolves, Monty Python, Rocky, Twister, Dead Poets Society, The Wizard of Oz, The Dark Knight, Lord of the Rings, The Matrix Triology, The Departed, Saving Private Ryan, Back to the Future, No Country for Old Men, There Will Be Blood, Gladiator, The Sixth Sense, The Bourne Triology, Snatch, Death to Smoochy, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, many many more.
Favorite Music Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Blind Melon, Soundgarden, Mudhoney, At The Drive-In, Refused, Thursday, Taking Back Sunday, The Beatles, Aerosmith, Guns N' Roses, Tom Petty, Black Sabbath, Bob Dylan, Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Local H, Weezer, Stone Temple Pilots, Bush, Silverchair, Alice in Chains, The Rolling Stones, Jethro Tull, AC/DC, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Muddy Waters, Eric Clapton, BB King, Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, James Brown, U2, Robert Johnson, Led Zeppelin, The Who, The Ramones, Tepid, David Bowie, The Eagles, The Doors, Santana, Pink Floyd, Bob Marley, Neil Young, Allman Brothers, James Brown, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Offspring, Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, Paramore, Howie Day, James Taylor, Radiohead, Run DMC, Jefferson Airplane, Crosby Stills Nash and Young, Kiss, Metallica, The Stooges, REM, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Queen, The Grateful Dead, Jay-Z, Tupac, Willie Nelson, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bon Jovi, The Outfield, Men at Work, INXS, Journey, The Talking Heads, Boston, The Scorpions, Jeff Buckley, Beck, Jane's Addiction, Coheed and Cambria, The Pixies, No Doubt, Sonic Youth, Tom Waits, Billy Joel, Elton John, The Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against the Machine, Oasis, Def Leppard, The Beach Boys, The White Stripes, ZZ Top, Van Halen, Alice Cooper, Hole, Coldplay, Husker Du, and many many many more.
Favorite Books The Great Gatsby, A Confederacy of Dunces, Rats Saw God, The Catcher in The Rye, Rule of Four, The Famished Road, John Adams, To Kill a Mockingbird, Walden, The House on Mango Street, The Poe Shadow, Devil in the White City, Running with Scissors, Angela's Ashes, Indian Killer, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, To The Lighthouse, In Cold Blood, Silent Spring, The Things They Carried, Lord of the Flies, A Farewell to Arms, Catch-22, Ulysses, The Grapes of Wrath, Fight Club, As I Lay Dying, On The Road, Finnegan's Wake, Lord of the Rings Triology, The Hobbit, Love in the Time of Cholera, Fahrenheit 451, Dante's Divine Comedy, The Odyssey, Anna Karenina, Harry Potter, (all 7), The Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons, etc. Drama: Long Day's Journey Into Night, The Glass Menagerie, Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, True West, Death of a Salesman, All My Sons, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Zoo Story, Mourning Becomes Electra, A Streetcar Named Desire, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Driving Miss Daisy, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds Poetry: David Wagoner, Bob Hicok, Emily Dickinson, Leo Connellan, Paul Muldoon, Seamus Heaney, James Wright, Franz Wright, Kim Addonizio, Stanley Kunitz, Ted Kooser, Robert Bly, Bruce Weigl, Carl Dennis, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Robert Frost, John Donne, CK Williams, Claudia Emerson, AR Ammons, Stephen Dunn, Billy Collins, Brian Turner, Natasha Trethewey, Seth Abramson, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Jorie Graham, Robert Pinsky, Kay Ryan, Tony Hoagland, Edward Hirsch, Gerald Stern, Laura Kasischke, Charles Harper Webb, Denise Duhamel, Alan Shapiro, Dean Young, Wilfred Owen, EE Cummings, TS Eliot, Marianne Moore, Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, WH Auden, Theodore Roethke, John Berryman, Charles Bukowski, Robert Creeley, Jane Hirshfield, Alan Ginsberg, Donald Hall, Louise Gluck, Charles Wright, WD Snodgrass, Josh Ashberry, etc. etc. etc.