I am a man with a great desire to create some great art before I die.
I have been acting in professional theatre for almost 30 years.
I finished a show this fall and I have another one coming up in January.
I love old movies.
I play guitar, bass, and ukulele. I also am interested in building guitars or lutherie as it called.
I have written a novel and try to write another one every November.
I have been living in Pittsburgh for a little more than four years.
I am currently training for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and, as a result, running has become a much bigger part of my life.
I work at Trader Joe's in East Liberty.
I'm looking to explore the city and would love someone to help me.
I also play guitar and like to perform at open mics, particularly at Hambones. I would love to meet some one who plays and would like to play music with me.
I know a lot of strange trivia.
TV: I don't get cable. I usually watch dvds.
I have recently been watching Slings & Arrows. It's Brilliant. The Prisoner (1960's), Avatar: The Last Airbender and its Sequel The Legend of Korra, Twin Peaks, True Detective
John Cale, Bob Dylan, Roxette, Al Stewart, Beethoven, Mahler, Bach, Bruckner, Nick Drake, The Mountain Goats, The Monkees, ABBA, The Fall, Fleetwood Mac, The Kinks, David Bowie, Queen, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Eno, Talking Heads, Prince, others
My Dinner with Andre, My Favorite Year, Hope and Glory, Monty Python & the Holy Grail, Blade Runner, Wings of Desire, Ordinary People, Spirited Away, Casablanca, Films by Bergman, Lubistch, Preminger, many more.
Books and Authors:
I recently read The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder. It's beautiful. Treasure Island, In Watermelon Sugar, Shardik, A Fine and Private Place, Watership Down, Harry Potter, His Dark Materials, The Lord of the Rings. The Authors; Shakespeare, Pinter, Samuel Beckett, Edward Albee, Issac Asimov, Thomas Hardy, Marcel Proust, Franz Kafka, Rilke, and more.
Mexican Indian, Thai, Southern, BBQ, Italian, Mediterranean, Greek, Diner food
A Few Dislikes:
Action movies with lots of explosions, Real Housewives tv shows, Musical theatre, Chain restaurants, Any Ghost hunting or Psychic shows, Remakes, Will Ferrell.
When Im in a show, performing.
Watching an old movie or tv show while eating a great homemade meal.
You like smart funny people and are smart and funny yourself.