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Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Writer and Professor of English
Location Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Interests Mythology, neuroscience, gnosticism, existentialism, philosophy, Upanishads, Zen Buddhism, Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Horace, Joseph Campbell, Mircea Eliade, Alan Watts, Robert Alter, Stanley Kubrick, David Lean, Orson Welles, Chicago, Cleveland, Bicycling, Filmmaking, Reading, Writing, coffee, wine, micro brews, sushi
Favorite Movies Eyes Wide Shut, Barry Lyndon, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Dr. Stangelove, The Shining, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Match Point, Empire of the Sun, Jaws, Network, Citizen Kane, Vertigo, Lawrence of Arabia, Ryan's Daughter, Chinatown, There Will Be Blood.
Favorite Music John Williams, George Gershwin, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Paul Simon, Toots Thielemans, Burt Bacharach, Beethoven
Favorite Books The Odyssey, The Orestia, The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, Abasalom! Absalom!, Outer Dark, Child of God, Blood Meridian, The Power and the Glory, The Quiet American, The Heart of the Matter, Ficciones, Blindness, All the Names, Notes from Underground, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Animal Farm, Waiting for the Barbarians, Life & Times of Michael K, Disgrace, Harlot's Ghost, Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, The Mosquito Coast, The Aspern Papers, Of MIce and Men, The Grapes of Wrath, Cannery Row, East of Eden, The Pearl, Seize the Day, Portnoy's Complaint, The Sheltering Sky, So Long See You Tomorrow, Lolita, Money, London Fields, Affliction, Moon Palace, Henry IV Parts I & II, Slaughterhouse Five, Stoner, The Name of the Rose