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Introduction In 1988 I met Roxy Music's Bryan Ferry while getting smashed on Harp Lager and awaiting a Van Morrison concert in the Upper Circle Bar at London's Hammersmith Odeon. It has been all downhill for me from there.
Interests Music, Art, Travel, Architecture, Literature, History, Movies, Politics, Environmental Advocacy, Despising Bush and His Ilk
Favorite Movies I only remember movies I dislike. A movie I can't seem to forget:, Crash. Another recent haunter:, Little Miss Sunshine., Okay, I've remembered some favorites:, Aguirre Wrath of God, Fitzcarraldo, most of the rest of Werner Herzog's stuff, Sweetie, Un Air de Famille, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Ran, Secrets and Lies, Jean de Florette, The Celebration, Gosford Park, Love Liza, Brazil, Tampopo, Breaking the Waves, Dancer in the Dark, Big Night
Favorite Music Damien Jurado, Lambchop, Hayden, Calexico, Howe Gelb, PJ Harvey, Will Oldham, etc., Townes Van Zandt, Dylan, Tom Waits, Van Morrison, Brian Eno, etc., Coltrane, Miles, Billie Holiday, Chet Baker, Oscar Peterson, etc.
Favorite Books Ulysses, JR, Infinite Jest, Gravity's Rainbow, Pale Fire, The Conservationist, Disgrace, Waiting For the Barbarians, Life & Times of Michael K., In the Heart of the Country, Blood Meridian, Moby Dick, The Odyssey, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Slaughterhouse Five, The Sound and the Fury, A Passage to India, The Trial, To the Lighthouse, Notes From Underground, The Brothers Karamazov, Martin Chuzzlewit, A Frolic of His Own, White Noise, The Crying of Lot 49, Hamlet, The Tempest, Long Day's Journey Into Night, Zorba the Greek