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About me

Occupation Xenologist
Location *Roaming*, Sector Six
Introduction Is it a wolf I hear? Howling his lonely communion with the unpiloted stars? Or merely the self importance and servitude in the bark of a dog?
Interests Subject: Humans - Stage 4 Meat Bipeds, Planet: Earth - Third Orbit Terrestrial, System: Sol - G2V Yellow Dwarf, Constellation: Hercules, Region: Orion Arm, Galaxy: Milky Way, Supercluster: Virgo
Favorite Movies Pulp Fiction (1994), Fight Club (1999), Akira (1988), Full Metal Jacket (1987), The Maltese Falcon (1941), Star Wars (1977), Return of the Living Dead (1985), Dr. Strangelove (1964), Reservoir Dogs (1992), Dark Blue (2002), The Terminator (1984), Fifth Element (1997), Good Will Hunting (1997), Gladiator (2000), District 9 (2009), Four Rooms (1995), Children of Men (2006), The Big Lebowski (1998), True Romance (1993), American Psycho (2000), Blade Runner (1982), The Big Sleep (1946), The Matrix (1999), Ruthless People (1986), Inside Man (2006), Rushmore (1998), Ghostbusters (1984), The Breakfast Club (1985), To Have And Have Not (1944), Office Space (1999), Aliens (1986), Boiler Room (2000), Apocalypto (2006), Ghost in the Shell (1995), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), Generation Kill (TV-2008), Treme (TV-2010), True Blood (TV-2008), Breaking Bad (TV-2008), The Boondocks (TV-2005), Cosmos by Carl Sagan (TV-1980), Robot Chicken (TV-2005), Babylon 5 (TV-1998), South Park (TV-1997), Archer (TV-2010)
Favorite Music George Clinton & Parliament "P-Funk", Dinah Washington, Sade, Otis Taylor, Van Halen, Guns N' Roses, The Temptations, Rage Against The Machine, Koko Taylor, WASP, Koop, The Whispers, Ian Brown & UNKLE, Enigma, Joan Jett, The Cult, The Doors, Buddy Guy, BT (Brian Transeau), Bob Marley, The Crystal Method, Kool & The Gang, Public Enemy, RATT, Ohio Players, Digable Planets, The KLF, Gnarls Barkley, Eddie Shaw, Junkie XL, Muddy Waters, Rolling Stones, Mötley Crüe, Earth Wind & Fire, The Angel & Mystic, Felix Da Housecat, Marilyn Manson, Morris Day & The Time, The J.B.'s, Metallica, The O'Jays, Jus†ice, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, Def Leppard, U2, Beastie Boys, Nina Simone, The Supremes, Morphine, Groove Armada, Howlin' Wolf, Thievery Corporation, Whitesnake
Favorite Books Carl Sagan - Cosmos (1985) and Pale Blue Dot (1994), Michael Swanwick - The Dog Said Bow-Wow (2007) and The Best of Michael Swanwick (2008), William Gibson - Neuromancer (1984) and Pattern Recognition (2003), Charles Bukowski - Post Office (1971) and Ham On Rye (1982), Chalmers Johnson - The Sorrows of Empire (2004), Chuck Palaniuk - Fight Club (1996) and Rant (2007), Octavia Butler - Lilith's Brood (2000) and Mind of My Mind (1994), Robert Heinlein - Stranger in a Strange Land (1961) and The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress (1966), Studs Terkel - Division Street: America (1967) and Chicago (1986), Richard Morgan - Altered Carbon (2002) and Broken Angels (2003), Matt Taibbi and Mark Ames - The Exile: Sex Drugs and Libel in the New Russia (2000), Gary Brecher - The War Nerd (2008), Robert Greene - The 48 Laws of Power (1998) and The Art of Seduction (2001), Cormac McCarthy - Blood Meridian (1985) and All the Pretty Horses (1992), Niall Ferguson - The Ascent of Money (2008) and Empire (2004), George R.R. Martin - Game of Thrones (1996) and A Storm of Swords (2000), Sara Gruen - Water for Elephants (2006), Misha Glenny - McMafia (2009), Gardner Dozois - The Year's Best Science Fiction (1984-2013)