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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Non-Profit
Occupation Service Provider
Location Rockford, Illinois, United States
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Introduction Midwestern husband, dad, geek-of-all-trades, drudge.
Interests (American) football, (Go Bears!), Bernie Wrightson, blogging, chess, comics, crime films, C-SPAN!, Hieronymus Bosch, Franklin Booth, going for walks with my daughter, lists, "literary" fiction, loud music, NPR, playing the guitar, politics and current events, Rachel Maddow, religion and theology, Robert Crumb, rock, science fiction films, speculative fiction, Star Trek: The Original Series
Favorite Movies 2001: A Space Odyssey, Taxi Driver, The Godfather Part II, The Godfather, Reservoir Dogs, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Pulp Fiction, The Night Of The Hunter, The Kids Are Alright, Schindler's List, Fantasia, Rashomon, Chinatown, RoboCop, Apocalypse Now, This Is Spinal Tap, Unforgiven, Touch Of Evil, Night Of The Living Dead (1968), The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, Psycho, The Last Waltz, King Kong (1933), Sunrise, Bringing Up Baby, El Labertino Del Fauno, Cidade De Deus, Bad Lieutenant, Il Buono Il Brutto Il Cattivo
Favorite Music The Who, Pete Townshend, Van Morrison, Them, Led Zeppelin, Sex Pistols, Soundgarden, Rage Against The Machine, The Police, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, The Stooges, B.B. King, The Beatles, John Lennon, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Gang Of Four, Black Flag, Public Enemy, Pearl Jam, Bob Dylan, The Grateful Dead, Graham Parker, Aretha Franklin, The Band, Jimi Hendrix, The Ramones, Nirvana
Favorite Books 1984, The Bible, The Lord Of The Rings, The Hobbit, Tao Te Ching, Watchmen, Mere Christianity, The Stand, A People's History Of The United States, The Short Stories Of Ernest Hemingway, Psychotic Reactions And Carburetor Dung, anything by H.P. Lovecraft, Rock And The Pop Narcotic (Joe Carducci), Brave New World, The Doors Of Perception/Heaven And Hell, anything by Noam Chomsky, The Grapes Of Wrath, The Amazing Adventures Of Kavalier & Clay, Danse Macabre (Stephen King), For Keeps (Pauline Kael), Frankenstein, On The Road, A Princess Of Mars, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, The Bachman Books (Stephen King), Before I Get Old, Mystery Train (Greil Marcus), Hellfire (Nick Tosches), Plan Of Attack (Bob Woodward), The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, Clark Ashton Smith, Flowers For Algernon, The Road

When you open your eyes underwater, do you ever worry that you'll drown?

[makes noise unintelligible to land-dwellers]