I'm a live sound engineer and booking agent for a smallish local
venue. I love a very very wide range of music and enjoy making most
types of music as well. I'm a former film student, occasional
writer, and one-time Chicagoan. I dig people who are intelligent,
creative, and unique. Lately I've been in the mood for some
bowling, and I've been trying out archery.
What I’m doing with my life
Doing some work as an ad rep, working shows, playing shows, writing
new songs, making lists of many things.
I’m really good at
Writing, massage, sympathy, persuasive speeches, not very
persuasive but very entertaining crackpot theorizing, German
The first things people usually notice about me
I wouldn't know.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
A lot of these are pretty impossible, so I'll just put down some of
the stuff I've been into recently.
Books: Vonnegut, Klosterman, Ginsberg, Malcolm Gladwell, Shel
Silverstein, Roald Dahl, Robert Cormier, Gene Wilder, Oliver Sacks,
Lao Tzu, Sun Tzu, Bakari Kitwana, Carla Speed McNeil, David Willis
and various books about rock music.
Movies: Recently watched or rewatched: The Golden Compass, Dog Day
Afternoon, Bird, Frost/Nixon. Other favorites include Kubrick,
Scorcese, Gilliam, and Kieslowski.
Shows: I usually watch TV news, some Adult Swim when it gets late,
some Nat.Geo and History Channel, Bar Rescue, Breaking Bad,
Intervention, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Arrested
Development, Jeopardy with the folks.
Music: THIS is pretty unanswerable. I'll just throw out some random
artists in my record collection: Django Reinhardt, Dillinger Escape
Plan, DJ Shadow, Syd Barrett, The Gossip, Santana, The Cure, John
Fahey, The Jesus Lizard, VAST, Pernice Brothers, Agustin Barrios
Mangore, Brainiac, Yes, Flying Lotus, Voivod, Bow Wow Wow.
Food: Italian, Greek, Mexican, Chinese, African, Irish, Turkish,
Oaxacan, Mongolian, some Thai (need to try more), slow food (Comet,
The six things I could never do without
A guitar, ideas for unique aural creations, garlic salt, Pilot
Precise pens, my daily planner, you(?)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How people think - sociology, etc.
On a typical Friday night I am
If I'm not working, I'm probably at home listening to some vinyl
and planning the next five years of artistic output.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Well a lot of people are really into family, and my family life is
not the best. Not "horrible", but definitely not very harmonious.
You should message me if
You're interested in discourse as well as intercourse. If you love
music, write songs, sing, or play an instrument. If you like cozy
movie nights, or laughter-filled bar outings with friends.