Barak-Har Elkin

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Professor of Literature & Culture
Location Earth (Sol...Orion Arm...Milky Way), Virgo Supercluster, Israel
Introduction Friendly, stand-offish, self-assured, arrogant, down-to-earth, snobby, thoughtful, not-thoughtful-enough, liberal, hardassed, tolerant, intolerant of intolerance, clever, dense, smart, stupid, enchanting, unbearable, intellectual, precise, philosophical, full of shit, humorous, unfunny, and fat. I have decent eyes, though, and I can use them to see through your head...
Interests Humor, driving as fast as circumstances permit, cool art, smart women, intelligent conversation, mindlinking with cats, busting my friends' balls, reading literature, teaching philosophy, dressing with style, dressing down...
Favorite Movies Pulp Fiction, O Brother Where Art Thou?, Contempt, 9, Serenity, Alien, Zoolander, Lost Highway, eXistenZ, El Mariachi, Hellboy, Amelie, V for Vendetta, Borat, Buena Vista Social Club, American Splendor, Fight Club, Dead Man, many more...
Favorite Music Ween, Manzanita (Ortega), Mingus, Los Lobos y Los Super Seven, Rubén Ramos, Amy Winehouse, Tom Waits, Flaco Jiménez, lots more...
Favorite Books The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric and Discredited Diseases, Gertrude Stein — The Making of Americans, Samuel R. Delany — Phallos, Thomas Pynchon — Gravity's Rainbow, Gerald Vizenor — Bearheart: The Heirship Chronicles, Thomas Ligotti — Teatro Grottesco, Stories by Jorge Luis Borges — Edgar Allan Poe — H.P. Lovecraft, Chuck Palahniuk, many more...