Herbert

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Location Emilia Romagna, Italy
Introduction a man who writes rather boring stuff, except when it's free of any constraints... Seriously, still don't know what I'm able to write at my best..
Interests Corporate law, Securities law, Economic analysis of law, Economics, libertarian politics, modern and medieval history, jazz, psychedelic rock, english folk, belgian beer, scotch whisky and last but not least, smoking pipe
Favorite Movies Mulholland drive, the royal tenembaums, broken flowers, lost in translation, Edward scissorhands, Batman (tim burton's one), A history of Violence, Clerks, mallrats, twin peaks, Sin City, 300, rosemary's baby, full metal jacket, ghost world, the life aquatic with Steve Zissou, 30's and 40's Walt Disney's Silly Simphonies and Donald Duck Movies, Princess Mononoke, Spirited away, amarcord, and obviously some 80's teen stuff like the goonies, breakfast club, ghostbusters, stand by me and more over some 70's-80's italian trash (with its astonishing soundtracks!)
Favorite Music My bloody valentine, Johnny Cash, The Ramones, Bix Beiderbecke, Miles davis, Blind Willie Johnson, Scott Walker, Cocteau twins, Nick Drake, Slowdive, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Sonic youth, The Swans, Joy Division, Vashti Bunyan, The velvet underground, The Smiths, Chet Baker, Ennio Morricone, Piero Piccioni, Piero Umiliani, Henry Mancini, Steve Kuhn, Pentangle, Fairport Convention, Dead can dance, Bauhaus, the cure, Pet Shop Boys, Stan Getz, Judee Sill, Shelagh McDonald, Pulp, Pixies, Lee Morgan, Charley patton, Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, and many others more...
Favorite Books Robert Nozick, David Friedman, MIlton Friedman, Benjamin Graham, Murray Rothbard, "The coscience of a conservative" by Barry Goldwater, "The great Gatsby" by F.S. Fitzgerald, "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger, "Ghost stories of an antiquary" by M. James, then E.A. Poe, Arthur Conan Doyle, H.P. Lovecraft, Bulgakov, J.L. Borges, the welsh Mabinogion, S. Le Fanu, each Volume of Indro Montanelli's "History of Italy" (I think only a few of them are actually translated in english)

How do you pronounce the 'g' in bologna?

as every Italian, "gn" like the spanish ñ