Kenn Fong

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation web designer, etc
Location Alameda, California, United States
Introduction I am a brother, an uncle, cat person, mostly green, normally reasonable, moderately moderate, and a general pain in the keister.
Interests Baseball, NASCAR, movies, vegetable gardening, math/logic puzzles, web design, chess, magic (Penn & Teller, Harry Blackstone, Dai Vernon, Ricky Jay)
Favorite Movies Cinema Paradiso, Amelie, Die Hard, The Shop Around The Corner, It's A Wonderful Life, Harvey, House of Games, The Apartment, Sabrina (original with Bogart, William Holden, and Audrey Hepburn), Roman Holiday, The Aristocrats, High Society
Favorite Music Count Basie (both small and big bands, particular the small band work in his last decade), The Beatles, Mel Tormé, Joe Williams, Rosemary Clooney, Henry Mancini (particularly his jazzy stuff like "Peter Gunn"), Ennio Morricone (all, but in particular, "Cinema Paradiso" and "Il Bruto, Il Buono, Il Cattivo - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly"), Nat Cole (his early years with the trio were best)
Favorite Books The Shepherd by Frederick Forrester, All Over But The Shoutin' by Rick Bragg, any puzzle book by Martin Gardner, any collection by John McPhee

What's the best time you've ever had licking stamps?

True story: one time I sent a letter to a friend vacationing in England with his name spelled out in one-cent stamps. He didn't realize it was his name until his niece showed him.