C.T. Chua

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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation Copywriter
Location Malaysia
Introduction A writer in constant search of the perfect original metaphor. Avid aficionado of post-punk, art-rock, avant-pop, modal jazz, neo-classical and synth-pop. Occasional adherent of existentialism.
Interests Alternative Music Genres, Popular Culture and Counter-Culture, Communications Culture, Existentialism, Regional and International Geopolitics, Political Economy, World History, Cyberpunk, Comparative Religious Studies, Paranormal Phenomena
Favorite Movies All the President's Men, Army of Shadows, The Big Sleep, Blade Runner, Children of Men, Citizen Kane, A Clockwork Orange, Control, Dark City, The Day of the Jackal, Do the Right Thing, Dr. Strangelove, Donnie Darko, Easy Rider, Eastern Promises, A Hard Day's Night, Heat, The Hit, I Am Trying to Break Your Heart, In a Lonely Place, In the Mood for Love, JFK, L.A. Confidential, The Lives of Others, M, The Manchurian Candidate, Memento, Metropolis, No Country for Old Men, On the Waterfront, The Onion Field, Orpheus, The Prestige, Pulp Fiction, Le Samourai, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Seven Samurai, The Seventh Seal, The Silence of the Lambs, Solaris, The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, Taxi Driver, The Third Man, Three Days of the Condor, 2001: A Space Odyssey, 2046, Wings of Desire
Favorite Music Aztec Camera, Balanescu Quartet, The Blue Nile, Blue Rodeo, David Bowie, Jackson Browne, Jeff Buckley, Can, Lori Carson, The Church, Cluster, Cocteau Twins, Elvis Costello, Crowded House, Julee Cruise, The Cure, Dead Can Dance, Depeche Mode, Nick Drake, Echo and the Bunnymen, Brian Eno, Bill Evans, Faust, Fennesz, The Flaming Lips, Robert Fripp, Bill Frisell, Peter Gabriel, Jan Garbarek, Philip Glass, The Golden Palominos, Glenn Gould, Peter Hammill, Dominic Harlan, Bruce Hornsby, Joy Division, King Crimson, Kraftwerk, Kronos Quartet, Daniel Lanois, Massive Attack, Brad Mehldau, Peter Murphy, My Bloody Valentine, Alva Noto, Neu!, New Order, Orbital, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Pet Shop Boys, Pink Floyd, Radiohead, Recoil, Steve Reich, Robbie Robertson, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Erik Satie, Arnold Schoenberg, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Igor Stravinsky, David Sylvian, TV on the Radio, Van der Graaf Generator, Suzanne Vega, Scott Walker, Wilco, Steve Winwood
Favorite Books The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Alienist, American Gods, Animal Farm, Arkham Asylum, At the Mountains of Madness, Brave New World, The Call of Cthulhu, Candide, A Canticle for Leibowitz, Cat's Cradle, Catch-22, The Dark Knight Returns, Dhalgren, The Divine Comedy, Dracula, Fahrenheit 451, Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, The Glass Bead Game, Gravity's Rainbow, Heart of Darkness, A History of the Twentieth Century With Illustrations, In Cold Blood, Journey to the West, The Long Halloween, The Man in the High Castle, The Metamorphosis, A Modest Proposal, Neuromancer, 1984, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Paradise Lost, Perdido Street Station, The Plague, The Prestige, The Prince, The Remains of the Day, Rip It Up and Start Again, The Secret Agent, The Sheltering Sky, Siddhartha, Slaughterhouse-Five, Snow Crash, Songs of Innocence and Experience, The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, Steppenwolf, The Stranger, Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, The Time Machine, The Trial, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Ulysses, The Unconsoled, V for Vendetta, Waiting for Godot, Watchmen, Watership Down, Batman: Year One, The Years of Rice and Salt