mel m. m. mccarthy

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Gender Female
Industry Arts
Occupation artist/student
Location Port Moody, BC, Canada
Introduction I make paper things and hope you like them!
Interests Stamping, painting, collage, hybrid, digital, drawing, cooking, gardening, reading, writing, design
Favorite Movies Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain, A Monster in Paris, The Colour Purple, Beloved, Powder, Nel, Red Violin, Everything is Illuminated, Juno, The Tale of Despero, Contact, Il Postino, Donnie Darko, Bayo, (Directed by Mort Ransen), Romeo & Juliet, Immortal Beloved, Amadeus, The Sound of Music, The Wizard of Oz, Casablanca, Moulin Rouge, Labyrinth, Mirror Mask, The Nightmare before Christmas, Pan's Labyrinth, Benny and Joon, Babe, E.T., Disney's The Jungle Book, Starwars (the old school 3), Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit (old school animated), Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Finding Nemo, A Very Long Engagement
Favorite Music Yael Naim, MGMT, DJ Rob Base & E-Z Rock, Buddha Bar (mix) (esp vol 6 cd 2), Delhi 2 Dublin, A Fine Frenzy, Bitter:Sweet, Metric, Nouvelle Vague, Koop, Santagold, LCD Soundsystem, Le Tigre, Simone White, Feist, Regina Spektor, April March, Imogen Heap, Frou Frou, Anything by Prince, (but especially his little-known acoustic stuff), Ani Difranco, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Nina Simone, BB King, Sinéad O'Connor, Tricky, 80's tunes, The Supreme Beings of Leisure, Shiny Toy Guns, Barenaked Ladies, Spy Girl, Holly Cole Trio, Jan Arden, Thelonious Monk, Telepopmusik, Depeche Mode, Lauryn Hill, Dionne Ferris, Ganga Giri, Adele, James Taylor, The Irish Rovers, Kate Nash, Jack Johnson, The Violent Femmes, Elvis, The Beatles (especially early) & early Rolling Stones, George Michael
Favorite Books Almost any book... "15 Canadian poets x3", The poetry of Patrick Friesen, ... Anything by Adrienne Rich, Hiromi Goto, Haruki Murakami, Larissa Lai, Virginia Woolf, José Saramago, Gabriel García Márquez, Toni Morrison's "Beloved" "The Colour Purple or anything she's written, Dionne Brand, The Hulabaloo in the Guava Orchard by Kiran Desai, The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

What would you wear for camouflage if you were hiding in a gingerbread house?

... ummm, a giant gummy bear suit (lined! of course) ynuk ynuk