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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation Writer/Artist/Producer
Location San Diego, CA
Interests Books, Music, Writing, Cooking, Opera, Theater, String Theory, European History, Edison Recording Cylinders, sexy guys, old movies, eating out, learning French, travel to Europe, Chocolate, Red Wine, Baking, Ice Cream, Boston Terriers, Pastisse, Hedgehogs.
Favorite Movies Lots of Foreign films, early silent stuff, others include: Lawrence of Arabia, Casablanca, Shortbus, Europa, Europa, Planet of the Apes (orig.), Triplets of Belleville, Far From Heaven, Can't Stop the Music, Studio Ghibli films, Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (orig), Maurice, Room with a View, Bringing Up Baby, Singing in the Rain, King Kong, Gods and Monsters, Blue Velvet, All About Eve, Fanny and Alexander, I, Claudius, LOTR, Birds, North by Northwest, Errol Flynn, Bette Davis, Myrna Loy, Submarine movies, Space movies, much else, too.
Favorite Music Several thousand CDs, lots of Opera, plus various LPs, 78s, and wax cylinders, Also lots of Musical Theater, Classical, Met Opera Broadcasts, even "Eddie Smith" records. 1970's French Pop, Unusual fondness for little-known operas and foreign cast albums. COMPOSERS, Wagner, Puccini, Strauss, Verdi, Janacek, Korngold, Zandonai, Donizetti, Beatles, Sondheim, Adam Guettel, William Finn, Richard Rodgers, Jerome Kern, Max Steiner, Victor Herbert, FAVORITE OPERAS, Meistersinger, Der Ring des Nibelungen, Turandot, Der Rosenkavalier, Aida, Don Carlos, Roberto Devereux, Light in the Piazza, Caroline or Change. FAVORITE PERFORMERS, Cass Elliot, Karen Carpenter, Helen Reddy, (young) Michael Jackson, Beatles, Barbara Cook, Diana Montague, Wet Spots, Amelita Galli-Curci.
Favorite Books Lots of Gay fiction, kid's books, AGE OF BRONZE, MAWRDEW CZGOWCHWZ, QUEER STREET, ELEGANT UNIVERSE, Augusten Burroughs, David Sedaris, François René de Chateaubriand, Eric Shanower, Armistead Maupin, Eloise Jarvis McGraw, Felice Picano, Robert Rodi, Edward Einhorn, Ethan Mordden, Julia Child, Jordan Crane, L. Frank Baum, the Oz books, books on music, opera, theater.