I like to find old globes at flea markets, antique stores, wherever
and the way I judge if they're cool or not is if they list Russia
as the USSR and Sri Lanka as Ceylon.
I once found a globe that also listed Iran as Persia but didn't buy
it - missed out on that one!
How about some of my favorite movies:
"Fletch" - Of course!
LA Confidential -
BTW How cool was Kevin Spacey in that film? Sgt. Jack Vincennes,
that guy was a dapper dresser!
Every which way but loose
Kingsman - The Secret Service
Making the grade
LOTR & Hobbit series series
Dazed & Confused
Any James Bond flick, except ones with Pierce Brosnan & Timothy
Ok, now some authors and books:
LA Confidential - James Ellroy
The "Spenser for hire" novels/mysteries : Robert B. Parker
My Uncle Oswald - Roald Dahl
Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit series
A Stranger in this world - Kevin Canty
Post Office - Bukowski
See a grown man cry - Henry Rollins
A people's history of the United States - Howard Zinn
Working - Studs Terkel
"The Pigman" and other books written by Paul Zindel - My influence
as far as my Young Adult novel projects I'm working on
I'm currently reading "Bright lights, Big City" and it's got me
sucked in, LOVE it!
If you dig this band and in particular like this song then we'll
get along VERY well! ( and I'd LOVE to have the car in the video,
ALL of it, including the interior! :
I also like classic alternative, old school hip hop, jazz - Chet
Baker, Art Blakey, Maynard Ferguson, Tito Puente, Stan Kenton, Big
band: Terry Gibbs dream band amongst many others and I love Sinatra
! Saw him in 1988 in Atlantic City at the Sands casino - amazing
I'm a big NPR listener, BBC news, I'm a news junkie but also enjoy
their entertainment programs - "The Moth Radio Hour", "Wait, Wait
don't tell me", "Car Talk " etc.
TV - Yes, I own one watch and enjoy it - as much as it seems to
make me a minority here I am an unashamed television viewer!
I like Car shows like "Fast & Loud" - GYSOT!!! along with how
to car shows, and wood working how to shows.
Bob's Burgers, Robot Chicken, Family Guy.
Love cooking shows - I'm an enthusiastic practitioner of the
I also like "Sherlock", "Seinfeld","The League", "CSI".
If "Dual Survival" is on I will stop and watch, not because I'm
super outdoorsy, I just find it fascinating.
I will always stop and watch a marathon of "How it's made" when I
stumble upon it too.
Oh, and I'm a BIG professional wrestling fan too, have been for 36
years, it's brought me great memories with my grandpa, my friends,
made lots of new friends because of it and I even have gained
friends within the business as well.