Robert Buchanan

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Industry Arts
Location Wisconsin, United States
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Introduction I'm an author, lexicographer, cacophonist, ailurophile, bibliophile, cinephile, logophile, inveterate aggregator, dedicated middlebrow, incurable switch-hitter, incontestable babe, borderline narcissist and alliterative anastrophe addict. My personality type is superlative INTJ.
Interests ambulation, board games, card games, composition, crossword puzzles, cycling, ethnology, graphic design, jigsaw puzzles, lexicography, linguistics, microeconomics, organized crime, photography, reading, Ukiyo-e, video games, word-finder puzzles
Favorite Movies Woody Allen, Pedro Almodóvar, Catherine Breillat, John Carpenter, William Castle, Joel and Ethan Coen, William Friedkin, Terry Gilliam, Werner Herzog, Alfred Hitchcock, Shohei Imamura, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Masaki Kobayashi, Stanley Kubrick, Akira Kurosawa, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Sergio Leone, David Lynch, Hayao Miyazaki, Maurice Pialat, Roman Polanski, Éric Rohmer, Martin Scorsese, Jan Svankmajer, Everything Is Terrible!, Dante Fontana, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, Million Dollar Extreme, Monty Python, Mystery Science Theater 3000, RiffTrax, Peter Serafinowicz, B-movies, chanbara, jidaigeki, spaghetti westerns, Studio Ghibli
Favorite Music Johann Sebastian Bach, Angelo Badalamenti, Béla Bartók, Ludwig van Beethoven, John Carpenter, Frédéric Chopin, Claude Debussy, Alberto Ginastera, Franz Joseph Haydn, Bernard Herrmann, Kenji Kawai, Koji Kondo, Felix Mendelssohn, Ennio Morricone, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Krzysztof Penderecki, Ástor Piazzolla, Sergei Prokofiev, Maurice Ravel, Domenico Scarlatti, Franz Schubert, Toru Takemitsu, Antonio Vivaldi, Martha Argerich, Vladimir Horowitz, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Ivo Pogorelic, Maurizio Pollini, Sviatoslav Richter, Leonard Rose, Mstislav Rostropovich, Mitsuko Uchida, Ainu, Catalan, Flamenco, French, kumidaiko, Romanian, Spanish, tarantellas, Geinoh Yamashirogumi, The Beatles, Frank Black, David Bowie, The Breeders, James Brown, Sam Cooke, The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Doors, Nick Drake, Einstürzende Neubauten, Farmers Manual, Marvin Gaye, Joy Division, Kraftwerk, My Bloody Valentine, Roy Orbison, Pan sonic, Pink Floyd, The Pixies, The Ramones, The Runaways, The Smiths, Spinal Tap
Favorite Books Woody Allen, William Peter Blatty, Anthony Burgess, William S. Burroughs, Beverly Cleary, Theodore Dalrymple, Jean Giraud, James Lileks, H.P. Lovecraft, Cormac McCarthy, Edgar Allan Poe, Dr. Seuss, Masamune Shirow, Hunter S. Thompson, Voltaire, Calvin & Hobbes, The Guinness Book of World Records, Jaws, The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon, The Prestige, Red Dragon, The Sailor Who Fell from Grace With the Sea, Scottish Proverbs, Swimmy, 2001: A Space Odyssey