gringo jack

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Gender Male
Occupation consultant
Location Lostin, Oblivion, Mexico
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Introduction I've always been crazy, but it's kept me from going insane
Interests swashbuckling, piracy, conspiracy theories, Rudyard Kipling, Ernest Hemingway, Humphrey Bogart, sportfishing, Italian shoes, copenhagen snuff, havana club rum, guayaberas, free thinkers, expatriates, tacos, café con leche, baja racing, moto guzzi, georgia bulldogs football
Favorite Movies King Creole, The Big Lebowski, Lonesome Dove, Animal House, The Maltese Falcon, To Have and Have Not, Donovan's Reef, The Thomas Crown Affair, Giant, Chinatown, Glengarry Glen Ross, Captain Blood, Mutiny on the Bounty, The Outlaw Josey Wales, Repo Man, Thunder Road, Joe Vs. the Volcano, A Streetcar Named Desire, Gunga Din, To Catch a Thief, Gidget, Hud, Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Usual Suspects, Roman Holiday, From Dust to Glory, Smokey and the Bandit, The Endless Summer, to be continued...
Favorite Music The Staples Singers, The Rainmakers, Violeta Parra, Bad Livers, Emmylou Harris, Dean Martin, Elvis Presley, Gillian Welch, Nanci Griffith, Prince, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Mahalia Jackson, Judas Priest, The Band, Allman Brothers Band, Hoagy Carmichael, Charlie Daniels Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rev. James Cleveland, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, BeauSoleil, Big Joe Turner, Amos Milburn, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Dwight Yoakam, Buck Owens, Nicho Hinojosa, Texas Tornados, Merecedes Sosa, Rolling Stones, Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Jimbo Mathus, Husky Burnette, Bill Monroe, Billy Joe Shaver, Drive-By-Truckers, The Hold Steady, Jimmy Buffett, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, Loudon Wainwright III, Howlin' Wolf, Hoyt Axton, Iris Dement, Jerry Reed, Patsy Cline, The Carter Family, Credence Clearwater Revival, Steve Goodman, Great Big Sea, Dick Dale, Flat Duo Jets, Doc Watson, Dolly Parton, Van Morrison, The Clash, Townes Van Zandt, Warren Zevon, Woody Guthrie, John Prine, Van Halen, Jim Croce, Louvin Brothers, Ralph Stanley, Ricky Skaggs, Sly and the Family Stone, Flatt and Scruggs, Kiss, Black Sabbath, Bill Monroe, Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, Toots and the Maytals, Desmond Dekker, The Embers, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Gipsy Kings, The Gourds, Guy Clark, Grateful Dead, Hank Williams, Wilson Pickett, ZZ Top, to be continued...
Favorite Books All the King's Men, Trout Fishing in America, Deliverance, A River Runs Through It, The Reivers, Lord Jim, The Bonfire of the Vanities, Carl Hiassen, John D. McDonald, To Have and Have Not, Confederacy of Dunces, Rum Diaries, Future Shock, Go Down Moses, Blood Meridian, Lord of the Rings, The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Eeerie Tales, The Jungle Book, The Sun Also Rises, The White Tiger, Theophilus North, The Man Who Was Thursday, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Moby Dick, Parliament of Whores, The Wings of the Dove, Jane Eyre, The Return of the Native, The Accidental Tourist, A Man in Full, The Thin Red Line, The Heart's a Lonely Hunter, The Love Song of J. Edgar Hoover, Cien Años de Soledad, El Amor en los Tiempos del Cólera, Atlas Shrugged, How to Stay Alive in the Woods, to be continued...