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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Roustabout
Location St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Introduction Father of a grown daughter, bicyclist, wine drinker, guitar player, jazz and blues lover, owner of cats and a smelly hound dog, photographer, writer, hack, roustabout, wanna-be-pirate.
Interests Photography, sociology, films, jazz, blues, politics, bicycle riding, guitar playing, watching movies.
Favorite Movies Lawrence of Arabia, Citizen Kane, The Godfather (I and II), The French Connection, The Big Lebowski, 2001 A Space Odyssey, Brazil, Papillon, Life of Brian, The Seven Samari, Ikiru, Slaughterhouse Five, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Tin Men, Reservoir Dogs, In The Heat of the Night, Pee Wee's Big Adventure, M, A Night at the Opera, Patton, Chinatown, The Hustler, Psycho, Repo Man, Ed Wood, Harold and Maude, Thirteen Days, A Boy and his Dog, Days of Wine and Roses, Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, and about a thousand other films I forgot to mention.
Favorite Music Pre 1965 blues, post 1935 jazz (with the exception of light or soft jazz, which just stinks), punk rock, a wide variety of regular rock and roll, acid jazz, bluegrass and pre 1960 country. Oh, and I enjoy a really depressing opera from time to time.
Favorite Books Catch 22, Class, just about anything by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., anything by Mark Twain, anything by Somerset Maugham, anything by Joseph Conrad, The Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy series, The LOTR and Hobbit, and a wide selection of philosophy and history books. Oh, plus a few hundred other selections. I like to read.

You're trapped in a well with a goat and a slinky. Describe how you will escape.

Phhhht. This is easy. Throw one end of the slinky up until it catches something. Feed the other end to the goat. Hang on to the goat as he/she eats his/her way up the slinky. Geesh. Anyone can figure this one out.