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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Artist/Writer/Recovering Adman
Location chicago, IL, United States
Introduction I'm an artist/writer/recovering adman who uses his talent and experience to create a better world, starting here in the U.S.A. Although I spent most of my adult life creating ads and commercials for some of America's biggest companies, Around 2000, I began building a new career as a artist/writer/recovering adman. I think of myself as a Creative Catalyst. I instigate new ways of looking at (and solving) old problems, spending most of my time on race relations and other social causes.
Interests Lots of stuff, but mostly those things that make human life worth living.
Favorite Movies Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Game, The Sting, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Casablanca, The Devil Wears Prada, Chicago, The Night of the Hunter, Glengarry Glen Ross, Once Upon a Time in The West, Dirty Harry, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre.
Favorite Music Jazz, Blues, Early Dylan, Late Marvin Gaye, Dianne Reeves' "Like a Lover", Duke Ellington's "Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me", Kurt Elling, Abbey Lincoln's "On the Street of Dreams".
Favorite Books My Face is Black is True, Parting the Waters, From Superman to Man, Nixon's Piano, Lies My Teacher Told Me.

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

I wouldn't go to dinner (at least not where they serve cannibal stew).