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A strong tendency toward the weird and fantastic here. I also read
a lot of non-fiction in the realms of history, folklore, ecology,
zoology, and paranormal accounts, but it's harder for me to
summarize my tastes there by particular authors (it's more subject
Thomas Ligotti, Charles Bukowski, Lao Tzu, Derrick Jensen, Chuang
Tzu, John Zerzan, Robert E. Howard, Fritz Leiber, Jack Vance, Edgar
Allan Poe, Alfred Bester, Ambrose Bierce, Dashiell Hammett, Raymond
Chandler, Ross Macdonald, Peter S. Beagle, Robert Bloch, George
Orwell, Arthur Machen, Baron Dunsany, Carl Sagan, Phillip K. Dick,
A. Merritt, Bill Watterson, Clark Ashton Smith, Charles Schulz, Lie
Yukou, Poul Anderson, Richard Matheson, Ray Bradbury, Laird Barron,
Robert Aickman, Li Bai, Hanshan, Algernon Blackwood, Chris Onstad,
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Adam Golaski
I'm a movie nut. I love horror, science fiction, and the classics
going all the way back to the silent era. I have a strong affinity
for cult and B movies. This is only a very small selection.
Metropolis, Forbidden Zone, Network, Barfly, Dracula (1931), The
Goonies, Brazil, Big Trouble In Little China, Dawn of the Dead,
Psycho, Robocop, The Breakfast Club, Army of Darkness, The Thing,
Casablanca, The Blair Witch Project, Pretty In Pink, The Nightmare
Before Christmas, Star Wars series, Indiana Jones series, The Evil
Dead, Evil Dead II, Night of the Living Dead, The Hitcher, Time
Bandits, Sixteen Candles, No Country For Old Men, Leprechaun, Death
Race 2000, Dead Ringers, Videodrome, Prince of Darkness, Escape
From New York, Jacob's Ladder, Excalibur, The Adventures of
Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension!, They Live, Scanners, The
Big Sleep, Murder, My Sweet, Six-String Samurai, The Haunting, Day
of the Dead, The Running Man, A Clockwork Orange, Logan's Run, Repo
Man, The Neverending Story, The Terminator, Pee-wee's Big
Adventure, The Princess Bride, True Stories
I actually don't watch a lot these days, so my tastes are pretty
retro for the most part.
Mystery Science Theater 3000, The Venture Bros., The Twilight Zone,
Star Trek: The Original Series, The Adventures of Pete & Pete,
Garth Merenghi's Darkplace, The A-Team, Forensic Files, Sledge
Hammer, Night Flight, Metalocalypse, Unsolved Mysteries,
Disappeared, The X-Files
I have the official worst musical taste in Seattle. I'm mostly
stuck in the 80s and 90s and have probably never even heard of your
favorite bands. Sorry, hipsters.
Oingo Boingo, They Might Be Giants, Talking Heads, David Byrne,
Klaus Nomi, Tom Waits, Johnny Cash, The Cure, Weird Al Yankovic,
Depeche Mode, Tears For Fears, Pat Benatar, Shawn Colvin, New
Order, Warren Zevon, Frank Zappa, Cab Calloway, Dethklok, Queen,
David Bowie, Wesley Willis, The Police, Joy Division, Echo &
Too much to list! Italian and Japanese cuisine are especially
appreciated, though. I'm a fiend for tea and cheese = God. I
appreciate great vegan and vegetarian food, but am 100% omnivorous.
If it tastes good, it's going in my mouth.