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About me

Gender Male
Industry Publishing
Occupation Freelance Editor
Location United States
Introduction I'm David Gerstein, professional historian, writer, editor, and graphic designer. My blog presents pop culture rarities, while my website presents pages I've made—and pages I appreciate—related to my favorite topics, closest friends, and most infamous personal accomplishments. These days I work as a freelance editor and writer with various Disney licensees, but I've had some other jobs too...
Interests Cartoons and comics, gourmet cooking, fiction, historical nonfiction, film, classical music, jazz, hiking, swimming
Favorite Movies Duck Soup (and other Marx Bros), The Great Dictator (and some other Chaplin), Gangs of New York (and some other Scorcese), God of Cookery, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Lord of the Rings trilogy, Spirited Away (and some other Miyazaki), Ozzie of the Mounted (and lots of other classic Disney), Bowery Bugs (and lots of other classic Warner cartoons)
Favorite Music Squirrel Nut Zippers, Alanis Morissette, Andrew Lloyd Webber, African Head Charge, Bob Marley, Simon and Garfunkel, Tom Lehrer, Allan Sherman, Phil Harris, George Formby, Cab Calloway, Arthur Collins, Byron Harlan, Bert Williams, Mozart, Bach (and Glenn Gould), Hildegard of Bingen.
Favorite Books The Discovery of King Arthur, Wicked series, Jeeves and the Tie That Binds, In Sorcery's Shadow, Ender's Game (...less so its sequels), Harry Potter series (...less so the last two...)