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Board gaming comes before books, movies, shows, music, and
is the bulk of my favored listening:
Dead Can Dance,
Sisters of Mercy,
ABBA immediately come to mind. Yes, I put that in there to see if
you're paying attention. But I still love them.
Johnny Cash's video for 'Hurt', is one of the most powerful pieces
of musical architecture I've ever experienced. Trent no longer owns
After that it's 'Turn the World Around' by Harry Belafonte on 'The
Muppet Show'. Listening to it gives me gooseflesh.
"Wipe him down with gasoline Till his arms are hard and mean From
now on boys this iron boat's your home
So heave away boys"
-'Singapore', Tom Waits
That song is favored by me because
1) I spent a number of years chanting that song in the fishmeal
hold of the 'Northern Eagle'.
2) I got to be first exposed to this discordant song while nude
modeling back in college.
A holy movie trinity for me is
'Kung Fu Hustle'
They are sacred to me as they all deal with the archetypical fool
coming to terms with his potential; something with which I have no
Books: A stew of fantasy and science fiction. I still haven't got
my Heinlein on. For a geek I'm pretty lightweight.
Write more before you die you bastard!
Joseph Campbell's disections of mythology inspired me to pick up
Jung (and I want to like Jung but...) and in being a good little
progressive 'The People's History of the United States' is my
After reading a history of the founding of Austrailia I'm powerful
keen on discovering more history. Or maybe Austrailia just had a
fun history since it was founded by thieves & drunks.
Curries of the world!
Get into my belly.
( Antartican is my favorite)
While I'm not unfamiliar with Ingmar Bergman or Vittorio De Sica I
have to say that 'The Incredibles' just blew me away. Soundtrack,
character, re-invention of the 60's look, action, drama, &
humor. Damn I wish a sequel could be made to that act.
Once night has fully established itself and I'm embedded in our
sectional I will scour On Demand for any and all 'Venture
Brothers', 'Archer', 'Robot Chicken' and 'Wilfred'.