Bill D. Courtney

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Gender Male
Industry Education
Occupation ESL Teacher
Location Kunming, Yunnan, China
Introduction After decades of futile struggle in various regions of the US I packed up two suitcases and headed off to China and am still here after seven intense years, and still can't speak the damned language beyond a survival level.
Interests Guitar, music, art, literature, poetry, philosophy, movies, Asia, Zen Buddhism, theology in general, Chinese language, pizza.
Favorite Movies The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Bullitt, Dirty Harry, The Thing, King Rat, Manhatten, Hannah and her Sisters, Blue Velvet, The Last Picture Show, Night of the Iguana, Streetcar Named Desire...
Favorite Music King Crimson, Yes, Pink Floyd, Syd Barrett, Led Zeppelin, Brian Eno, old blues, old jazz, old country, Bach, Philip Glass...
Favorite Books Tropic of Caner and Tropic of Capricorn by Henry Miller, The Idiot and Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky, Junky by William S. Burroughs and other uplifting tomes.