The Wheelchair Kamikaze

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Gender MALE
Location New York, New York, United States
Introduction I'm Marc, a 53-year-old male, living in New York City with my lovely and wonderful wife Karen. Diagnosed with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis in March of 2003, I now require a wheelchair to get around the city. I like to drive the wheelchair at full speed, thus the moniker "Wheelchair Kamikaze". I've managed to rig a camera to my chair, so I'm able to take videos and still photos from the unique vantage point of a wheelchair, which I intend to post here. Before getting sick, I was the Director of DVD Production for one of the major international music companies. Yes, I was once a member of the Evil Empire... Prior to my enlistment in the Evil Empire, I worked as a video producer and editor. I grew up in New York City, and spent the 1980s in Boston (college and postcollege rock 'n roll craziness). During the 1990s, I lived in South Florida, until I woke up one morning and realized I was living in South Florida, came to my senses, and moved back to New York. I hope you like my blog...
Favorite Movies Midnight Cowboy, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Manhattan, Annie Hall, Hannah and Her Sisters, The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, The Postman Always Rings Twice, The Godfather, The Big Sleep, Double Indemnity, Sunset Boulevard, Repo Man, Spinal Tap, A Night at the Opera
Favorite Music Dinah Washington, Fats Waller, Billie holiday, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, morphine, Dexter Gordon, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, The Rolling Stones, The Pixies, Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, The Ink Spots, Jacques Brel, Nina Simone, The Velvet Underground, Louis Jordan, Satchmo, Edith Piaf, The Boswell Sisters, '70s Soul, P Funk, John Prine, Dave Van Ronk