Young fogey emeritus
On Blogger since August 2002
Profile views - 23477
Blogs I follow
- Burned-Over District Observer
- Dyspeptic Mutterings
- Let nothing you dismay
- Propers of the English Missal
|Interests||Mid-century America, traditional Catholicism, languages, politics|
|Favorite Movies||The Bishop's Wife, Becket, A Man for All Seasons, Star Wars, True Confessions, Wag the Dog, To Die For, Little Voice, The Matrix, The Sixth Sense, The Family Man, The Godfather Trilogy, Christine|
|Favorite Music||Plainchant, polyphony, Anglican chant, Russian liturgical music, Bach and Widor toccatas and fugues, Tchaikovsky, Sir Hubert Parry, Gustav Holst, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Charlie Barnet, Les Brown, Chuck Berry, Stevie Wonder, Steely Dan, Depeche Mode, Stray Cats|
|Favorite Books||The King James Bible, the 1662 and 1928 (US) Book of Common Prayer, the English (Knott) Missal, Winfred Douglas' Monastic Diurnal, the horologion, the Jordanville Prayer Book, Francis Hall's Theological Outlines, 1984, Brave New World, Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Class by Paul Fussell, Trading Places, How Far Can You Go? and Paradise News by David Lodge, the short stories of William Trevor, Merrily on High by Colin Stephenson, Marginal Catholics by Ivan Clutterbuck|
Your bow is not broken but you've run out of arrows. How can you fake being a bard?
Do an impression of Sir Alec Guinness.