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Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Student
Location Bloomington, Indiana
Introduction is a Ph.D. student in Film and Media Studies at Indiana University's Communication & Culture program, working on a dissertation about celebrity, corpulence, and convergence.
Interests Knitting, Bicycling (for transportation not competition), Battling corporate culture, Scouring local record stores, Finding new bands, Rediscovering old ones, Always planning to watch more movies and less TV, Failing miserably at both
Favorite Movies Be kind and remember that there's no accounting for taste, Annie Hall (Allen 1977), Bonnie and Clyde (Penn 1967), Broadcast News (Brooks 1987), Crimes and Misdemeanors (Allen 1989), Crooklyn (Lee 1994), Grand Illusion (Renoir 1937), Hannah and Her Sisters (Allen 1986), The Last Days of Chez Nous (Armstrong 1992), Manhattan (Allen 1979), Moonstruck (Jewison 1987), Rear Window (Hitchcock 1954), sex lies and videotape (Soderbergh 1989), Six Degrees of Separation (Schepisi 1993), Sixteen Candles (Hughes 1984), The Thin Man (Van Dyke 1934)
Favorite Music More like "significant" in alphabetical order, Billie Holiday's Greatest Hits, The Clash, Dig Me Out by Sleater-Kinney, Marquee Moon by Television, Paul's Boutique by the Beastie Boys, Pod by The Breeders, Skylarking by XTC, Tom Tom Club, The Tyranny of Distance by Ted Leo + Pharmacists, The Whitey Album by Ciccone Youth
Favorite Books The House with a Clock in its Walls by John Bellairs, The Stories of John Cheever, On the Road by Jack Kerouac, The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Kitty Foyle by Christopher Morley, Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson, Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke, The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger, And the Band Played On by Randy Shilts

You have to dig a hole to China. Where do you start?

Thailand: short distance, good food. BUT which superpower would you rather have, flight or x-ray vision? Me, I'd rather fly.