Lord of the
, anything about: Joan of Arc
,Victorian ghost stories, werewolves
(Lone werwolves, not in
packs like today's authors seem to like writing them, also they are
far better than vampires.) Curse of the Wolfman, Silver Bullet,
H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Sir Aurthur Conan Doyle, H. Rider
Haggard. The various Supernatural/Fantastic Sherlock Holmes
anthologies. Red Riding Hood.
“Eye of the Storm” by Kelley Eskridge (novella.) You can find it in
-Beyond Binary: Genderqueer and Sexually Fluid Speculative
-Sirens and Other Daemon Lovers
Door of the Unreal
by Gerald Biss
A classic of werewolf
"Taboo" by Geoffrey Household
An excellent werewolf styled story.
You can find it in
-Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural
Know a good classic werewolf tale? Please pass it along.
James Bond books by Ian Fleming.
The Richard Sharpe series of books by Bernard Cornwell.
I enjoy reading books about Safaris. "African Game Trails" by
Theodore Roosevelt it is, to say the least, fascinating.
"Man-eaters of Kumaon" by Jim Corbet is also extremely interesting.
"The Man-Eaters of Tsavo" by John Henry Patterson was interesting
but not a riveting read. The movie (The Ghost and the Darkness) was
more exciting although fictionalized to an extent. The lions did
however kill roughly 135 people in just one year which is extremely
In a 2005 study published in Nature, it was found that "Lions have
killed more than 560 Tanzanians since 1990..." In just one country
in Africa lions kill on average 37 people a year.
Jones (Raiders is the best of course)
, Blade Runner
, Lord of the Rings
, The Princess Bride
, Jim Henson
, The Ghost
and the Darkness
, Tomb Raider
, The Wolfman
, In Bruges
, The Usual Suspects
, Tears of the Sun
,Saving Private Ryan
American Werewolf in
, Dr. Horrible's
, Solomon Kane
, Don't be afraid
of the Dark
movies. James Bond
(I have all of them on
Han shot first. There is no debate.
Superman vs Batman, Superman wins every time. Again nothing to
I'm always trying to find a movie that can give me a nightmare
I don't have cable. enjoyed Burn Notice on Netflix.
People have been telling me for years that I'm Ron Swanson, and it
only annoyed me, now having seen the first few seasons of Parks and
Rec I now realize they were complimenting me.
so far I have really enjoyed the
episodes I've seen.
OKC seemed to have forgotten about them.
Least I Could
Kate Bush, Pink Floyd, Joan Jett, Warren Zevon,
Sarah McLachlan, Billy Joel, Barenaked Ladies, Clannad, Concrete
Blonde, The Cranberries, Dar Williams, David Bowie, Depeche Mode,
The Dresden Dolls, The Eagles, ELP, Elton John, Everclear,
Evanescence, Fiddler's Green, Garbage, Great Big Sea, Heart, Hal
Ketchum, Jimmy Buffet, Joan Osborne, John Denver, Jon Astley, Kim
Carnes, The Kinks, Laurie Anderson, Led Zeppelin, Loreena
McKennitt, Ludwig van Beethoven, Mannheim Steamroller, Meat Loaf,
Melissa Etheridge, Melissa Ferrick, Oingo Boingo, Pat Benatar,
Paula Cole, Peter Gabriel, Pink, Placebo, The Pogues, The Police,
Queen, Roxette, Styx, Talking Heads, Tangerine Dream, Tanita
Tikaram, Tori Amos, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Vangelis, The Who,
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Just to name a few.
kinds I haven't tried.
Meat and cheese. Meat with cheese melted over it and a bit of red
sauce in the middle and a side of spaghetti.
Tea: In winter, Twinings Lady Grey tea, loose leaf. Which I need to
find a new source for, my old source (Marty's in Newton) no longer
Scotch: smoky and peaty, from the Islands or Islay. I tend to
collect much more than I drink. A single bottle can last me a
couple of years or longer. I'm now up to 14 bottles, which at my
current rate of consumption will last me into my late 50's.
What no one plays games anymore?
Skyrim, COD, Arcanum, Tomb Raider, Far Cry, Uncharted. Admittedly I
don't play video games all that often lately.
I just recently acquired Mansions of Madness
and seek interested parties
to play it.
D&D many moons ago.
Fun game I found to play on my Android; Call of Cthulhu: Wasted Land
It's set in the
trenches of WWI
you battle Germans, an ancient cult, and more...