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Interests poetry, photography, travel, love, hunger, courage, cross-country driving, mountains, the sea, life, Bob Dylan, Lucinda Williams, Leadbelly, the Beats, T'ang, surrealism, Van Gogh, Gauguin, French Enlightenment, human rights, Franz Kafka
Favorite Movies Cool Hand Luke, City Lights, Ghost World, The Decalogue, The Good The Bad and the Ugly, Buffalo 66, Not One Less, All Things Fair, The Misfits, Mon-rak Transistor, The Shawshank Redemption, No Man's Land, Down By Law, Swallowtail Butterfly, Raise the Red Lantern, Good Morning Vietnam, Requiem For A Dream, Bob Roberts, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Unforgiven
Favorite Music PJ Harvey, Radiohead, White Stripes, Lou Reed, Tom Waits, Patty Griffin, Patti Smith, Wilco, Blind Willie McTell, Frank Zappa, John Coltrane, Liz Phair, John Lee Hooker, Nina Simone, DJ Shadow, Melissa Ferrick, Fred Eaglesmith, Supersuckers, 2Pac, Steve Earle, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Eric Clapton, Robert Johnson, Mountain Goats, Woody Guthrie, Bruce Springsteen, early Ani, Leonard Cohen (except for his new album, which really sucked), Blackalicious, Billie Holiday, Beastie Boys, Warren Zevon
Favorite Books Black Boy, Confessions, Dharma Bums, Frankenstein, Lolita, Lord Jim, On The Road, The Onion, The Plague, Post Office, Sarajevo Marlboro, Solitudes Crowded With Loneliness, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Thus Spake Zarathustra, Waterland, Winter of Our Discontent