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Gender Male
Industry Education
Occupation Prospect Research Coordinator
Location LeRoy, IL
Introduction 1998 Graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University with a degree in English-Writing and minor in Anthropology.
Interests The Chicago Cubs, Jazz, Reading/Writing, Guitars & Guitar Accessories, Rod Beck, The Chicago Blackhawks, The New Orleans Saints, Arsenal FC
Favorite Movies The Godfather Trilogy, Pulp Fiction, True Romance, Reservoir Dogs, Carlito's Way, Spirited Away, A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, The Good The Bad & The Ugly, Unforgiven, Unbreakable, The Host, The Blues Brothers, Club Paradise, Pirates of the Caribbean Trilogy, Lord of The Rings Trilogy, Star Wars Original Trilogy, Jackie Brown, from Here to Eternity, Mr. Roberts, McClintock, 3:10 to Yuma, Spaceballs, Leon, Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle, Wet Hot American Summer, Major League, Field of Dreams, Bull Durham, Five Easy Pieces, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Stripes, Leap of Faith, The Ghost and the Darkness, Tombstone, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence, Bringing Out the Dead, Ghostbusters, Donovan's Reef
Favorite Music Hank Mobley, The Rolling Stones, U2, Neil Young, Tom Waits, Bob Marley, Miles Davis, Dexter Gordon, John Coltrane, The New Pornographers, Neko Case, Bruce Springsteen, Donald Byrd, Freddie Hubbard, Cannonball Adderly, Dmitri Shostokovich, Los Lobos, Sonny Rollins, Gene Ammons, Jimmy Smith, Horace Silver, Sonny Clark, Wes Montgomery, Wynton Kelly, Philly Joe Jones, Art Blakey, Wayne Shorter, Prince, ZZ Top, Lee Morgan, Mazzy Star, Tadd Dameron, Louis Smith, Leo Parker, Red Garland, The Last Vegas, The Band, Jimmy Cliff, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, David Bowie, Aimee Mann, Art Farmer, The Blanks, Art Pepper, Buckwheat Zydeco, Curtis Fuller, The Decemberists, J.J. Johnson, Joe Henderson, Waylon Jennings, Gillian Welch, Kenny Dorham, Isaac Hayes, Grant Green, Herbie Hancock, John Hiatt, Kenny Burrell, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, The Police, Lucy Ann Polk, The Clash, Tori Amos, Ted Leo, Common, Ac/DC, Walter Davis, Jr., Jim Croce, Lenny Kravitz, Sarah McLachlan, Cracker, Thad Jones, INXS, Scorpions, Wilco, Son Volt, Harry Chapin, Gordon Lightfoot, Steve Earle, Alison Krauss, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Depeche Mode, Enigma, New Order, The Verve, Oasis, Beethoven, Bud Powell, Kenny Drew, The Animals, John Lennon, The Killers, Warren Zevon, The Allman Brothers, Gov't Mule, Portishead, Juliana Hatfield, Marvin Gaye, Charlie Parker, Keith Richards, Frank Sinatra
Favorite Books Different Seasons-Stephen King, Cannery Row-John Steinbeck, The Idiot-Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime & Punishment-Fyodor Dostoevsky, Always Outnumbered Always Outgunned-Walter Mosley, It-Stephen King, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt-Edmund Morris, Theodore Rex-Edmund Morris, Dreams From My Father-Barack Obama, Mornings on Horseback-David McCoullough, His Dark Materials-Phillip Pullman, The Lord Of The Rings-J.R.R. Tolkien, The Chronicles of Narnia-C.S.Lewis, Farenheit 451-Ray Bradbury, Cat's Cradle-Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse 5-Kurt Vonnegut, The Barrytown Trilogy-Roddy Doyle, Gardens of Stone-Nicolas Proffit, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil-John Berendt, City of Falling Angels-John Berendt, Confederates in the Attic-Tony Horwitz, Heart Shaped Box-Joe Hill, The Dark Tower I-VII-Stephen King, Pasttime-Robert B. Parker, Tishmingo Blues-Elmore Leonard, The Bone Collector-Jeffrey Deaver, The October Country-Ray Bradbury, The Lion's Game-Nelson DeMille, Ghost from the Grand Banks-Arthur C. Clarke, American Gods-Neil Gaiman, The Boys of Summer-Roger Kahn, Fever Pitch-Nick Hornby, Prison Writings-Leonard Peltier, Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets-David Simon, The Last Detail-Darryl Ponicsan, The Fourth Bear-Jasper Fforde, To The Power of Three-Laura Lippman, Nothing's Sacred-Lewis Black, America-The Book, 1632-Erik Flint, Odd Thomas-Dean Koontz, Dirty White Boys-Stephen Hunter, Appaloosa-Robert B. Parker, Resolution-Robert B. Parker, Good Omens-Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett, The Tomb-F.Paul Wilson, 1633-David Weber & Erik Flint, 1634-Erik Flint & David Weber, Christine-Stephen King, The Eight-Katherine Neville, Four Past Midnight-Stephen King, The Stand-Stephen King, The Eyes of the Dragon-Stephen King, Anasasi Boys-Neil Gaiman, Neverwhere-Neil Gaiman, Trader-Charles De Lint, The Dark Half-Stephen King, Needful Things-Stephen King, The Green Mile-Stephen King, Nightmares & Dreamscapes-Stephen King, Night Shift-Stephen King, Plum Island-Nelson DeMille, The Caveman's Valentine-George Dawes Green