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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation Global adventurer
Location Greater Southwest Houston, Texas, United States
Introduction Slampo lives and drives in Houston, Texas, but one day he's goin' up the country to make a pallet on the floor. He can be reached at and will respond sooner or later. Or you can be his Facebook pal at Slampo Lnu, at least until he does something to embarrass himself, or you.
Interests Community, class, race & ethnicity, globalism and its discontents, the landscape (natural and man-made), family, parenthood, perception and reality, God time and causality, a good night's sleep
Favorite Movies Citizen Kane, The Searchers, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Rules of the Game, Grand Illusion, The Killing, The Miracle of Morgan's Creek, Palm Beach Story, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Chinatown, Caddy Shack, Birth of a Nation, Tarzan's New York Adventure, Shaft in Africa
Favorite Music Blonde on Blonde, Highway 61 Revisited, Blood on the Tracks, Astral Weeks, Notorious Byrd Brothers, 12x5, Between the Buttons, Beggar's Banquet, Music from Big Pink, Pet Sounds, Velvet Underground Loaded, James Brown Live at the Apollo, Who's Next, Dictators Go Girl Crazy!, Al Green's Greatest Hits, Blues and Roots, Kind of Blue, Way Out West, A Love Supreme, Mavericks (P. Holsapple and C. Stamey), Evergreen Boy (S. Forbert), Summerteeth (Wilco), Summerland (Jon Dee Graham), Summer=A Buttload of Fun (The Stankin' Buttloads)
Favorite Books Edmund Wilson, Christopher Lasch, Murray Kempton, Faulkner, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Melville, Hawthorne, Hammett, Chandler, James M. Cain, Pynchon, Charles Portis, Nathanael West, pre-1970 Norman Mailer, Tosches, Meltzer, the Old Testament, Fowler's Modern English Usage

Try writing your name with your other hand. Where was that person raised?

East of Eden, Across 110th Street