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About me

Gender Male
Industry Real Estate
Occupation Librarian
Location Englewood, NJ, United States
Introduction I'm a librarian (no, NOT a "cybrarian" or "information scientist" or any of the other trendy terms the profession has come up with), as well as a freelance writer/researcher; my political leanings are contrarian, much to the dismay of friends on the left and right, and so I will give anyone looking for my vote exactly what they deserve -- the back of my hand
Interests Literature, theater, film, history, rock, pop, jazz, "cultural tourism, " religion, baseball, my Irish-American heritage
Favorite Movies On the Waterfront, The Apartment, A Man for All Seasons, Shadow of a Doubt, Gone With the Wind, Citizen Kane, Shop Around the Corner, It's a Wonderful Life, Lawrence of Arabia, Annie Hall, Singing in the Rain, Say Anything, Rules of the Game, Shane, Day for Night, All About Eve, Presumed Innocent
Favorite Music Bruce Springsteen, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Hall and Oates, Laura Nyro, Stephen Sondheim musicals, Duke Ellington, Bill Evans, Marian McPartland
Favorite Books The Great Gatsby (everything else is anticlimactic), The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Sun Also Rises, The House of Mirth, Anna Karenina, Bleak House, The Way We Live Now, Eugene Onegin, The Fixer, Goodbye Columbus, Crime and Punishment, Gibbsville (John O'Hara), The Last Hurrah, poetry of Yeats and Frost, The Bonfire of the Vanities, Major Plays (Anton Chekhov, The Power Broker