KongDonkey_jr
43 Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA
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My self-summary
Good-natured, fairly smart, hard-working. I can't think of much else at the moment.
What I’m doing with my life
Working in an office for money while I work on some writing projects.
I’m really good at
*Cooking
*Problem Solving
*Obscure slang and pop culture references
*Getting excited about stuff
The first things people usually notice about me
I've often been asked if I've done radio work because I have a good "radio voice", apparently.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I used to work in both bookstores and record stores, so I've got way too many favorites.

BOOKS:
"1984" by George Orwell
"The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Sallinger
"Blood Meridian" by Cormac McCarthy
"The Mayor of Casterbridge" by Thomas Hardy
"Flicker" by Theodore Roszak
"Jimmy Corrigan, The Smartest kid on Earth" by Chris Ware
"WE3" by Grant Morrison & Frank Quitely
"House of Leaves" by Mark Z. Danielewski
"Uncle" by J.P. Martin
"Great Expextations" by Charles Dickens
"Drood" by Dan Simmons
"Winnie the Pooh" and "The House at Pooh Corner" by A.A. Milne
"Cloud Atlas" by David Mitchell
"The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch" by Philip K. Dick
"Feather Crowns" by Bobbi Ann Mason
"The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas
"George and Martha" by James Marshall
"A Confederacy of Dunces" by John Kennedy Toole
"The Life of Samuel Johnson" by James Boswell
"The Shadow at the Bottom of the World" by Thomas Ligotti
"Incarnate" by Ramsey Campbell
"Up Above the World" by Paul Bowles
"The Midnight Road" by Tom Piccirilli

MOVIES:
Stop Making Sense, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgoisie, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, A Night at the Opera, Sullivan’s Travels, Duck Soup, La Strada, The Conformist, Babe: Pig in the City, Spellbound, Topsy Turvy, Kagemusha, Beauty and the Beast (1946) , Stranger than Paradise, Miller’s Crossing, THX-1138, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Withnail & I, The Muppet Movie, Wings of Desire, The City of Lost Children, Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Videodrome, Catch 22, Altered States, 24 Hour Party People, The Horse’s Mouth, Cyrano de Bergerac (1950), Les Miserables (1995), Blade Runner, Alien, The Prestige, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Kingdom of Heaven, The Big Lebowski, The Shining, Zodiac, Taxi Driver, Jaws, Amelie, Children of Men, 28 Days Later, The Fall, Great Expectations (1946), The Thing (1982),The Fountain, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Brazil, Vertigo, The English Patient, Lawrence of Arabia, Rushmore, North By Northwest, The Iron Giant, Waking Life, Saturday Night Fever, Doctor Zhivago, Kung Fu Hustle, Manhattan, Babe, Synecdoche, New York, Bottle Rocket, A Town Called Panic, Time After Time, Agora, The Conversation, A Very Long Engagement, Inception.

Some favorite movies from 2014: Enemy, Mood Indigo, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Interstellar, What We Do in the Shadows, The Drop, The Raid 2, Boyhood, The Rover, The Signal, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Nightcrawler, The Babadook, The Guest, Cold in July, Blue Ruin, Under the Skin, Coherence, The Guest, The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet.

MUSIC:
Amon Tobin, Basement Jaxx, Bonobo, The Bug/Kevin Martin, Clutch, Electric Light Orchestra, Nick Cave, Tom Waits, The Wedding Present, J.K. Broadrick, Primal Scream, Quantic, Raymond Scott, Sonic Youth, Neutral Milk Hotel, The Smiths, The Talking Heads...more to come...
The six things I could never do without
*Books to read
*My favourite vegetarian products
*Music
*Information
I spend a lot of time thinking about
*Plot developments
*New recipe ideas
*Obsolete Technology
*Entropy
On a typical Friday night I am
One or more of the following:

*Writing
*Sketching
*Board Games!
*Hanging out with friends
*Seeing a movie at the theatre if I can find one that isn't about robots punching each other in the crotch
*Cooking something
*Organizing my iTunes
*???
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have an extensive stuffed monkey collection.
You should message me if
You don't hate whimsy.
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