Ken Burke; Pat Craig

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Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Ken--Professor of Film Studies; Pat--Theatre Critic and Actor
Location Ken--Hayward, Pat--Dublin, California, United States
Introduction Ken--Gordon Lightfoot's song "A Painter Passing Through" says it all because if life had allowed I'd be a painter or a musician; Pat--John Stewart song, "The road is my woman and she's never done me wrong ..."
Interests Ken--movies, baseball, pop music, philosophy, cosmic-level physics, road trips; Pat--road trips, 1930s America, mysteries, comedy, Buster Keaton, old cars, antiques and stuff other people believe is junk.
Favorite Movies Ken--Citizen Kane, Persona, Rules of the Game, Intolerance, Potemkin, Blow-Up, The Bicycle Thief, 2001, City Lights, Passion of Joan of Arc, Godfather trilogy, Raging Bull, Malcolm X, The Graduate, Chinatown; Pat--Godfather 1 and 2 (not so much 3), Animal House, Deadline USA, The Harder They Fall, On the Town, The Music Man, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Bonnie and Clyde, The Roaring Twenties, Holiday Inn, Diamonds Are Forever.
Favorite Music Ken--Bob Dylan, Beatles, Beach Boys, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Pink Floyd, Joni Mitchell, Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, Eagles; Pat--John Stewart, David "Fathead" Newman, Beach Boys, Simon and Garfunkle, Woody Guthrie, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Dick Dale, Frank Sinatra.
Favorite Books Ken--The Grapes of Wrath, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Lolita (I wish there were more, I don't read for pleasure nearly enough); Pat--any Steinbeck, Youngblood Hawke, Tony Hillerman, Robert B. Parker, Jack Reacher books, John Lahr's short pieces, James Lee Burke, Sam Spade stories, George Bernard Shaw.

Ken--What would you think if I sang out of tune, would you stand up and walk out on me? Pat--Doo wah diddy, diddy dum diddy doo, etc.