Mortimer Peacock

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Gender Male
Location Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Introduction I like to watch hockey. And other things as well.
Interests Books, music, movies, hockey, travel, being forced to question my sexuality vis-a-vis the Czar
Favorite Movies Too many to name, but to give you an idea: The 400 Blows, 8 1/2, Amarcord, Lawrence of Arabia, Citizen Kane, The Grand Illusion, The Third Man, Indiana Jones triology, the Lives of Others, City of God, The Big Lebowski, O Brother Where Art Thou?, Magnolia, There Will Be Blood, Ghost World, Clerks, Kill Bill, Before Sunrise/Before Sunset, Royal Tennenbaums, Rushmore, Trainspotting, Desperado, Fargo, Ed Wood, City Lights, Modern Times, The Gold Rush, The Great Dictator, Vertigo, Chungking Express, Infernal Affairs, Mona Lisa, Andrei Rublev, The Red Shoes, The Scarlet Empress, Kenneth Branagh's versions of Hamlet and Henry V, etc.
Favorite Music Too much to name, but to give you an idea: Radiohead, Fugazi, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, A Tribe Called Quest, Queens of the Stone Age, U2, PJ Harvey, the Walkmen, Outkast, Le Tigre, Bikini Kill, Kraftwerk, Blur, Gorillaz, Sleater-Kinney, Burial, Bob Dylan, Bat for Lashes, the Fall, the Clash, Nation of Ulysses, the Make Up, Echo and the Bunnymen, Tom Waits, Mission of Burma, Bjork, the Smiths, the Pixies, the Replacements, Manic Street Preachers, the Auteurs, Throwing Muses, Jane's Addiction, the Cramps, DJ Shadow, Erykah Badu, Francoise Hardy, Erik B. and Rakim, The Roots, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, POS, Dessa, Blackalicious, Mos Def, LCD Soundsystem, Panda Bear, Animal Collective, MIA, Os Mutantes, Lee Scratch Perry, Satie, Bach, Chopin, much much more
Favorite Books Way, way, way too many to name. At the moment, it's Eric Hobsbawm, Joseph Roth, Tomas Transtromer, Dickens, John Crowley, Stevie Smith, A.N. Wilson, Ezra Pound

Sponges and tongues are frequently misspelled. Is it because both are thirsty?

No. It's because--I could say something far more scandalous here, but the Chronicle is a family blog--they both make excellent cleaning instruments.