Jim Tantillo

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About me

Industry Education
Location Ithaca, NY, United States
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Introduction I'm fuzzy on the whole good bad thing.
Interests history, literature, ecology, ethics, virtue theory, American pragmatism, environmental history, environmental ethics, environmental justice, primitivism, Disney films, historic preservation, public history, classic movie palaces, the philosophy of sport, field setters
Favorite Movies Ghostbusters, Bambi, Hercules, Gladiator, gladiator movies, Beauty and the Beast, The Truman Show, Groundhog Day, Matchstick Men, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, Rashomon, Ikiru, Dead River Rough Cut, The Snow Walker, The Wrestler, Nanook of the North, The Man Who Walked Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain
Favorite Music Apeman by The Kinks, Haiku by Tally Hall, Business Time by Flight of the Conchords, just about everything by Bare Naked Ladies, Let's Get Mesolithic
Favorite Books Walden, Pan's Travail, Alone in the Wilderness, Livre de Chasse, Shelly Kagan's Normative Ethics, Naked in the Woods, Nature's Metropolis, The American Railroad Freight Car, Our Vanishing Wildlife, Old Tractors and the Men Who Love Them, Homo Ludens, Leisure the Basis of Culture, Justice as Fairness, Edison and the Electric Chair

If you were a wrestler, what would be your finishing move?

a Mickey Rourke-style Ram Jam followed by a Bruce Springsteen song about scarecrows and one-armed men