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Gender MALE
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Location Los Angeles, California, United States
Introduction I’m Michael, an amateur anthropologist/japanologist, gaming enthusiast, movie junkie, and foodie. I moved to Los Angeles in August of 2009 to spend a year working before attending UCLA for a master’s degree. My main academic interests are Japan, sexual minorities/gender, and popular media. This blog is mainly to keep my friends informed of my doings, to serve as a sounding board for my ideas, and to provide a place to rant and rave about whatever. I warn you that the contents of this blog often will be very politically left-wing, pro-sexuality, and a little gay.
Interests sexuality and gender studies, anthropology, video games, media, language, Japanese language/culture
Favorite Movies District 9, Blazing Saddles, The Matrix, Shortbus, Knocked Up, anything by Kurosawa or Miyazaki, Angels in America, the original 3 Star Wars films, the list goes on and on.
Favorite Books His Dark Materials, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Neuromancer, Ender's Game series, Stranger in a Strange Land, The Mists of Avalon, Calvin and Hobbes, The Fuck-up, America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction, Romeo and Juliet, The Scarlet Letter, Angels in America, All Creatures Great and Small, The Great Gatsby