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About me

Gender MALE
Location Philadelphia Suburbs, Pa., United States
Introduction Brian Saner Lamken — wordsmith & picturemonger
Interests comics, film & television, musical arrangement, mythologies, meta-reference, language, baseball
Favorite Movies Airplane!, The Big Sleep, Superman, Grease, The Iron Giant, Citizen Kane, Hugo, King Kong (original), the MCU, This Is Spinal Tap, the Ashman/Menken Disney musicals, LA Confidential, The Princess Bride, Visions of Light, The Muppet Movie, The Bride of Frankenstein, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Whale Rider, Young Frankenstein, Pan's Labyrinth, The Wizard of Oz
Favorite Music Fiona Apple, The Beatles, David Bowie, Prince, REM, Steely Dan, Ximena Sariñana, Dido, Sara Bareilles, KD Lang, Paul Simon, Bobby McFerrin, Esperanza Spalding, The Bird and the Bee, a cappella, good '80s pop, kitschy but still good '70s pop, good pop in general, '50 & '60s rock 'n' roll, Stevie Wonder, Talking Heads, Blondie, Suzi Quatro, Dire Straits, The Pretenders, Elton John, Billy Joel, Carly Simon, James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Bill Withers, Anita Baker, Norah Jones, Shelby Lynne, Brandi Carlile, Lake Street Dive, Edie Brickell
Favorite Books Madeline L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time, Jorge Luis Borges' The Aleph & Fictions, comics from my Golden Age, Keri Hulme's The Bone People, Paul Grist's Kane, Jill Thompson's Scary Godmother, Lewis Carroll's Alice books, Martin Gardner's Annotated Alice books, Mike Mignola's Hellboy, James Baldwin's essays, Chris Claremont & John Byrne's (& Dave Cockrum's, & Paul Smith's) X-Men, Alan Brennert's Tales of the Batman, Paul Auster's City of Glass, Paul Karasik & David Mazzucchelli's Paul Auster's City of Glass, Merl Reagle's Sunday Crosswords, Douglas Hofstedter's Metamagical Themas, Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics, Edith Hamilton's Mythology, Glen David Gold's Carter Beats the Devil, Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo, Lloyd Alexander's Chronicles of Prydain, Matt Fraction & David Aja's Hawkeye, Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude, Sarah Vowell's Assassination Vacation, Marv Wolfman & George Pérez's New Teen Titans

What was the stage name of your favorite actress before she was born?

Tina Fetus.