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Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Assistant Professor of Literature
Location Takoma Park, MD, United States
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Introduction Thirtysomething assistant professor, just outside of DC, attempting to keep it just a little unreal.
Interests Film, film, film. Oh yes -- and film. I also read. And I have a kid, which means I have no life to speak of.
Favorite Movies Waaaaaaaay too many to mention. Do you know what I do for a living? This semester, my classes are watching: Singin' in the Rain; Rear Window; Reconstruction; 25th Hour; Amores perros; Jezebel; A History of Violence; In the Mood for Love; Alien; Jules and Jim; Double Indemnity; Three Colors: White; The More, the Merrier; The Purple Rose of Cairo; and The Tango Lesson.
Favorite Music James, Suzanne Vega, Bjork, Vienna Teng, Massive Attack, Soda Stereo, Carter Burwell, The Cure, New Order, Depeche Mode, Erasure, Alphaville, George Michael (and Wham!), Sasha, Moxy Fruvous, Maurice Duruflé, Celia Cruz, Art of Noise, Gorillaz, Interpol, Aterciopelados, Andrea Echeverri, Chabuca Granda, Nine Inch Nails, October Project, Travis, Underworld, The Pursuit of Happiness, Supertramp.
Favorite Books Also way to many to mention. Some favorite authors however: Mario Vargas Llosa, Salman Rushdie, Gabriel García Márquez, Manuel Puig, Michael Chabon, Dennis McFarland, Zadie Smith, Italo Calvino, Jhumpa Lahiri, Annie Proulx, J.D. Salinger, Fannie Flagg, Frank O'Hara, Ann Beattie, Sarah Vowell, Salvador Plascencia, and the occasional Stephen King.

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