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Occupation Writer; Talent Specialist
Location Knoxville, TN, United States
Introduction When I "grow up," I aspire to be some strange combination of Sarah Vowell and Neil Gaiman. Which means I want to sit around in my pajamas all day, think strange thoughts, write beautifully, and keep bees. So far, I'm batting two out of four.
Interests highway 11, hypergraphia, striped toe-socks, peanut butter on pancakes, all things appalachian, autism, fortune cookies and goofy horoscopes, hobbits, vintage nintendo, old apple computers, gopherspace, procrastination as an art form, avoiding conflict at all costs, christmas lights, transatlantic travel, contemplating the end of the world
Favorite Movies the seven faces of dr. lao, wings of desire, waking life, WALL-E, mr. magorium's wonder emporium, everything is illuminated, hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, the lord of the rings, an inconvenient truth, benny and joon, tipping the velvet, pirates of the caribbean, v for vendetta, peter pan, brother sun sister moon, lilo and stitch, the nightmare before christmas, waking ned devine, the history boys
Favorite Music mika, christabel and the jons, steve burns, the monkees, joanna newsom, phil collins, gogol bordello, billy bragg, the cure, the decemberists, information society, legendary pink dots, black 47, counting crows, donovan, al stewart, jimmy durante, the waterboys, they might be giants, gogol bordello, balkan gypsy music
Favorite Books alice's adventures in wonderland and through the looking glass by lewis carroll; the lord of the rings trilogy by j.r.r. tolkien; weight of the world by peter handke; chocolat by joanne harris; still life with woodpecker and another roadside attraction by tom robbins; the mouse and his child by russell hoban; the harry potter books; anything gaiman; kerouac; ginsberg