GeneralFilm, music/going to shows, theater, travel, bizarre crafts, sewing, gardening (particularly blue flowers), poi-spinning, bellydancing, swinging on swingsets, swimming, speeding on interstates and passing cruise-control morons with precision, sick toys, bunnies, soft-serve ice cream, stockpiling fabric, wrangling three whacked-out cats, amongst other things.....
MusicElliott Smith. Kate Bush, Wire, David Sylvian, Japan, Ryuichi Sakamoto, The The, Thomas Dolby, Talk Talk, Mark Hollis, Jon Brion, Aimee Mann, Sam Phillips, The Legendary Pink Dots, Edward Ka-Spel, Tom Waits, Robert Fripp, Duran Duran and The Cure (historically), Ulan Bator, Boards of Canada, Serge Gainsbourg, Alexander Balanescu, Michael Nyman, Thomas Newman, Cliff Martinez, Mychael Danna, Yann Tiersen, Wim Mertens, Beethoven, Debussy, Satie, Mitchell Froom, Suzanne Vega, Bjork, Swans, Jarboe, Stereolab, The Police, Can, Coil, Negativland, Robyn Hitchcock, Meat Beat Manifesto, Yoko Ono, John Lennon, Pixies, Dirty Three, The Art of Noise, Love and Rockets/Bauhaus, Danielle Dax, Curve, Peter Gabriel, Laurie Anderson, PJ Harvey, Gillian Welch, Barry Adamson, Air, Severed Heads, Dead Can Dance, Arto Lindsay, Talking Heads, Cocteau Twins, Harold Budd, Nick Cave/Bad Seeds, Blurt, David Bowie, Siouxsie/Banshees/Creatures, Devo, Romeo Void, Split Enz, Tricky, Massive Attack, Rolling Stones, Brian Eno, Roxy Music, Devil Music, Cabaret Voltaire, and locally, Dixie Dirt, Fistful of Crows, Black Sarah, God Damn City, It is a Code, Fecal Japan, Will Fist One Man Band, Damn Creeps!!! (and many many soundtracks)
MoviesFilm favorites: Auntie Mame; Godfather I & II; Goodfellas; Raise the Red Lantern; The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, & Her Lover; The Age of Innocence; Henry & June; Magnolia; Brazil; Cold Comfort Farm; Crouching Tiger/Hidden Dragon; Persuasion; Sense & Sensibility; Barry Lyndon; Eyes Wide Shut; Amelie; Heavenly Creatures; In the Mood for Love; Chungking Express; Passion Fish; Moonstruck; Arthur; Star Wars original trilogy; For Your Eyes Only (it sucks but unfortunately I can quote it!); (same goes for Clash of the Titans); A & E's Pride & Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Princess Mononoke; Strictly Ballroom; Waiting for Guffman; Wild at Heart; The Women; Sabrina; Frida; Mad Love; Camille Claudel; A Fish Called Wanda; Institute Benjamenta; Vanya on 42nd St.; Network; All About Eve; basically, the films of Peter Greenaway, Kubrick, Scorsese, Coppola, Wong Kar-Wai, Zhang Yimou, John Sayles, Peter Jackson, David Lynch, Lars Von Trier, Terry Gilliam, PT Anderson, oh so many more......
TelevisionThe Sopranos, and the things I grew up watching: M*A*S*H, Barney Miller, The Jeffersons, Monty Python, Mary Tyler Moore, Rhoda, Warner Bros. cartoons. Carol Burnett Show. Moonlighting. Oh, and Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman.......Fembots (and Yul Brynner as he was in West World/Futureworld) have always messed with my head!
BooksMostly literature in recent years; biographies, philosophy, politics. I'm ready to ditch the politics, as we have no control whatsoever over what the new world order is doing to us. Art books, costume books, magazines. Favorite book of all time is Thomas Hardy's "The Return of the Native".
HeroesMany listed above, and favorite artists: Lucas Samaras, Mark Ryden, Beverly Mangham, Jim Woodring, Joseph Cornell, Suehiro Maruo, Eiko Ishioka, Issey Miyake, Zandra Rhodes, Kenny Scharf.
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About me:I am a carbon unit. I want to learn how to play the zither........somebody please teach me. I can sometimes look down and immediately find four-leaf clovers. I like to smell fresh ink in new books and magazines. Give me the high hat and some upper-register guitar.
Who I'd like to meet:Peter Lorre, though it's more than a few years too late; Kate Bush; David Bowie; Dominique Pinon; Brad Dourif; Gary Oldman; Josephine Baker; Anais Nin; Helena Bonham-Carter; Crispin Hellion Glover. Bud Cort circa 1971. Everyone's cat or cats.
- Status: Single
- Hometown: Louisville, KY
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Children: Someday
- Smoke / Drink: No / Yes
- Education: College graduate
Western Kentucky University
1988 to 1993
- Bowling Green, KY
- Graduated: 1993
- Student status: Alumni
- Degree: Bachelor's Degree
- Major: Textiles/Clothing
- Minor: Art History and Business
Pleasure Ridge Park High School
1984 to 1988
- Louisville, KY
- Graduated: 1988
- Student status: Alumni
- Degree: High School Diploma
- Major: Advanced Program