Randal Graves

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About me

Industry Museums or Libraries
Location Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Introduction I hate everyone and everything seems stupid to me, except the following:
Interests music, poetry, musty old books, 0e, b/x, 1e, writing, the past, autumn and winter, never summer except for that one time, brooding, football, soccer, spirits, yellowing my teeth through the judicious application of coffee, the anatomy of melancholy, pretty pictures, unpretty pictures, isms, maple syrup, urban decay, catacombs, cemeteries, cathedrals, signs, observing apocalyptic raids, complaining, rituals to angry up the blood
Favorite Movies Halloween, The Simpsons, Millennium, Star Trekkin' across the universe, Supernatural, X-Files, Buffy, LOTR, Conan the Barbarian, George Romero, Mario Bava, Dario Argento, View Askew, Ridley Scott, John Carpenter, David Lynch, David Cronenberg, Tim Burton, Richard Linklater, Ed Wood, Hammer Horror, Universal Horror, La Nouvelle Vague, La Vague Ancienne, Cowboy Bebop, 1950s sci fi jazz, The Ninth Gate, Immortal Beloved, The Illusionist, Bram Stoker's Dracula, From Hell, Seven, countless others
Favorite Music Beethoven, Bach, Schumann, Schubert, Brahms, Dowland, Mahler, Fauré, Ravel, Lawes, Marais, Rameau, Saint-Saëns, Wagner, troubadours, trouvères, Van Halen, Queen, Slayer, Metallica, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Deep Purple, Rainbow, Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Bathory, Witchcraft, Alice In Chains, Jerry Cantrell, Soundgarden, Nirvana, Worm Ouroboros, Witch Mountain, Olde Growth, Om, Corrosion of Conformity, Led Zeppelin, Jucifer, Pentagram, The Black Angels, Lo-Pan, The Rolling Stones, Blue Oyster Cult, Throwing Muses, Kristin Hersh, 50 Foot Wave, My Bloody Valentine, Mellow Candle, Trees, Comus, Forest, Entombed, Emperor, Ihsahn, Arcturus, Enslaved, Mayhem, Immortal, Hexentanz, Sol Invictus, The Soil Bleeds Black, Agalloch, Jacques Brel, Charles Aznavour, Leo Férré, Joy Division, The Incredible String Band, Faith No More, Sleep, Electric Wizard, Endless Blizzard, Lightning Swords of Death, Moss, Black Tape for a Blue Girl, My Dying Bride, Katatonia, Opeth, Deathspell Omega, Antaeus, Negative Plane, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Ataraxia, Radiohead, Thine, Rome, Wolves in the Throne Room, Mortuus, Funeral Mist, Cathedral, Behemoth, Hellhammer, High on Fire, Satyricon, The Dresden Dolls, Amon Amarth, Motörhead, Mott the Hoople, Morbid Angel, Monster Magnet, Amesoeurs, Alcest, Les Discrets, Jill Tracy, Nicki Jaine, Unto Ashes, Hildegard, Guillaume de Machaut, Mozart, Haydn, Berlioz, Cheap Trick, The Black Crowes, Brown Jenkins, The White Stripes, Darkthrone, Gorgoroth, AC/DC, Kyuss, Triptykon, Adrian H and the Wounds, Interpol, Uncle Acid and the deadbeats, innumerable others, are you morbid?
Favorite Books Lovecraft, Poe, Baudelaire, Howard, Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Chaucer, Snorri Sturluson, Ronsard, Du Bellay, Villon, Donne, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Byron, Goethe, Kafka, Godwin, Austen, Browning, Tennyson, Carroll, Eliot, Flaubert, Hugo, Balzac, Lamartine, Tolkien, Proust, Ovid, Virgil, Lucan, Apuleius, Homer, Hesoid, Rabelais, Huysmans, Mirbeau, Chrétien de Troyes, endless others

Whoops! Your tongue is now a magnet. Whatever will you use for silverware?

The bones of frost giants.