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Location North Carolina, United States
Introduction Born in 1971: shot rubber bands at Star Wars figures; mowed lawns for meager pay; played teen sports; survived college party phase; suffered writer delusion disorder; majored in English; graduated; lost three loved ones; grokked reality; became job changer, found permanent work temporarily; worked temp jobs seemingly permanently; started a blog; changed jobs; started a blog; had a spiritual phase; quit job; started a blog; whipped out many a wrinkled resume rife with sensational sentence fragments.
Interests lists, notes, news, nonfiction, essays, roaming, love, worrying, insomnia, consciousness, pamphleteering, self help, you know, creative writing, simplicity, solitude, loneliness, exploring, spirituality, Mooji, Gangaji, Adyashanti, Sadhguru, Buddhism, middle path, jeff foster, Bentinho Massaro, Eckhart Tolle, SSRI, generalized anxiety disorder, INFP, 4w5, my girlfriend, presence, meditation, unitarian universalism, compassion, creative nonfiction, 4 noble truths, eightfold path, indie rock, ambient, sludge metal, technical death metal, reggae, roots reggae, dub, journaling, every day, the mundane, liberal, progressive, politics, Bernie
Favorite Movies Cool Hand Luke, Midnight Cowboy, Koyaanisqatsi, Easy Rider, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, made in britain, north by northwest, Into Great Silence, Hour of the Wolf, Dead Mans Shoes, No Country for Old Men, Solaris, Persona, Good Fellas, Blade Runner, At Close Range, The Mosquito Coast, My Own Private Idaho, The Harder They Come, Donnie Brasco, The Good The Bad and The Ugly, Chop Shop, Ballast, Bar Fly, Doctor Strangelove, Doctor Zhivago, Mean Streets, Dog Day Afternoon, Napolean Dynamite, The Life Aquatic, Lost in Translation, Lawrence of Arabia, Protagonist, Gangs of New York, Breathless, Terribly Happy, Tender Mercies, A Prophet, Bread and Tulips, Prisoner of the Mountains, In Between Days, The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia, Red Road, Amexicano, Bad Boys, Carlito's Way, Take Out, Blind Shaft, Head On, The Pleasure of Being Robbed, Beeswax, Paris Texas, Once, Shotgun Stories, Kontroll, In This World, The Dream Catcher, Mongol, Somers Town, The Visitor, Following, Intacto, Sin Nombre, Oldboy, Smoke Signals, The Island on Bird Street, Through a Glass Darkly, Dangerous Liaisons, Cocaine Cowboys, Boys Don't Cry, Harlan County U.S.A., Fitzcarraldo, The Lives of Others, There Will Be Blood, Wings of Desire, The Graduate, Blood Diamond, Marathon Man, Monsoon Wedding, Man with the Golden Arm, Magnolia, Vanilla Sky, Trinity and Beyond: Atomic Bomb, The Nomi Song, A Streetcar Named Desire, Benjamin Smoke, Manhattan, Network, Spun, Pi, The Wrestler, Annie Hall, Born Into Brothels, Children Underground, The Atomic Cafe, Vernon Florida, The Last Picture Show, Hearts and Minds, Three Days of the Condor, Buena Vista Social Club, The Lost Weekend, Double Indemnity
Favorite Music Led Zeppelin, The Smiths, Grizzly Bear, Pixies, Fleet Foxes, Wire, Dirty Projectors, radio head, Pavement, Caetano Veloso, Prefuse 73, Broken Social Scene, jesus and mary chain, my bloody valentine, lilies, beulah, The Futureheads, the decemberists, kate bush, siouxsie and the banshees, Portishead, the sea and cake, stereolab, cocorosie, TJ Rehmi, Cheetahs, Midival Punditz, Deerhoof, The New Pornographers, The Dodos, Dennis Brown, Elis Regina, The Abyssinians, Alton Ellis, Lee Scratch Perry, Steel Pulse, Burning Spear, Cornell Campbell, Gal Costa, Animal Collective, andrew bird, Rufus Wainwright, Olivia Tremor Control, Neutral Milk Hotel, Napalm Death, Alice in Chains, Ministry, Sound Garden, Bad Brains, Crowbar, Speedwolf, Boards of Canada, Dan Barrio, Ahmad Jamal, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Anita O'Day, Yo La Tengo, Beulah, Okkervil River, Sufjan Stevens, Bjork, hope sandoval, architecture in helsinki, fiery furnaces, the microphones, PJ Harvey, Bob Mould, Husky, minor threat, staple singers, jimi hendrix, pj harvey, the cult, ministry, flaming lips, echo and the bunnymen, cocteau twins, steve roach, loop guru, elvis, the beatles, nat king cole, elvin jones, john coltrane, jef stott, Sound Behaviour, joanna newsom, Madlib, madvillain, roots manuva, amon tobin, The Walkmen, The Gories, The Sonics, Firehose, stars of the lid, anomalous disturbances, molly hatchet, lynyrd skynyrd, Boston, jethro tull, crosby stills nash and young
Favorite Books On the Road, The Road, Jimmy Corrigan the Smartest Kid on Earth, Independence Day, Iron and Silk, Running with Scissors, Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, Postcards from a Dead Girl, persepolis, a farewell to arms, the great gatsby, moby dick, buddhism without beliefs, Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, freakonomics, grapes of wrath, great gatsby, electric koolaid acid test, a place to stand, 1984