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Gender MALE
Industry Automotive
Occupation New and Used Car Sales
Location Flossmoor, IL, United States
Introduction I'm a born and bred South Sider (from the 'burbs). Lived most of my adult life in Champaign (Oskee-wow-wow!). I am now a stay-at-home dad to a beautiful baby girl with my lovely wife. I am rebuilding my life and wardrobe after several lifechanging events. KIK @ ortega76 Google Chat @ ortega76
Interests Parenting, Scooters, Motorcycles, Comic books, tattoos, punk, swing, retro style, nice clothes, fedoras, hats, roleplaying games, Mexican Food, Italian Food, Thai Food, Wine, Cigars, Bogart Films, Gangster movies, Foreign Films, Women with Tattoos and Piercings, Burlesque, Beer, Jazz, Classic Films (pre-1969)
Favorite Movies Star Wars, Star Trek, Matrix series, Ice Pirates, Pirates of the Caribbean, Akira, Ninja Scroll. Bogart, Bacall, Grant, Hepburn. Casablanca, High Society, Kansas City, The 400 Blows, The 47 Ronin, Amelie, Life Is Beautiful, Roshomon, 8 1/2, Belle Epoque, Dirty Pretty Things, He Loves Me/He Loves Me Not, Spartan, 300, Eastern Promises, My Family/Mi Familia, Blood In Blood Out, SLC Punk
Favorite Music Brian Setzer Orchestra, Stray Cats, Frank Sinatra, Offspring, Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, Los Lobos, Sublime, Jimmy Eat World, Pennywise, Led Zeppelin, Beastie Boys, Johnny Cash, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Ella Fitgerald, Dinah Washington, Astrud Gilberto, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, KMFDM, Nine Inch Nails, Jay-Z, Linkin Park, Wu Tang, Motley Crue, Fort Minor, Royal Crown Revue, Dominic Halpin and the Honey-B's, the Doors, the Ramones, the Sex Pistols Just to name a few. I'm on a jazz kick of late- Ellington. Basie. Marsalis. These two English cats named Ray Gelato and Dominic Halpin.
Favorite Books The Great Gatsby, William Gibson, Nietsche, Browning, Shakespeare, Rex Stout, The Thin Man, This Side of Paradise, Spook Country. This changes a lot.

If you were a cannibal, what would you wear to dinner?

Smoking jacket and a bib.