John Chittum

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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Composer, Educator, Sound Engineer/Designer
Location Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Introduction My proper name is John Chittum, though I like the blogger handle El Johno for graffiti-ing my writing onlines. I read, write, compose, and generally do other artsy type things. See more at
Interests Composition, modern music (both Pop and "art"), Metal, Rock, Opera, reading, writing, electro-acoustic music, electronic music, electronics, Pure Data, Max/MSP, audio engineering, post modern music, teaching
Favorite Movies Pans Labyrinth, The Fountain, Tough Guys Don't Dance, Mulholland Drive, Blue Velvet, South Park:Bigger Longer and Uncut, Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Coraline
Favorite Music Post-Modern Avant-Garde, metal, british new wave metal, modern industrial, electronic (but not electronica or that damn house techno shit), noise, hyperrealism, Bullet for My Valentine, Dragonforce, Michael Nyman, Steve Mackey, Steven Stucky, Nine Inch Nails, Skinny Puppy, Noah Creshevsky, Puya
Favorite Books many

You're trapped in a well with a goat and a slinky. Describe how you will escape.

Easy. First straighten out the slinky. Then, twist a loop into the end. Now, piss off the goat and have him ram me in the bum, shooting my upwards about halfway. as i fly throw the slinky and pray it grabs hold of something sharp toward the top. Then, climb out. simple really.