Political Scientist by training; writer by passion; Finder of Things Thought Lost by profession; user of semicolons by desire; and a charming roustabout by disposition.
I'm busy being born and busy dying. Also, both for work and for pleasure, virtually perpetually traveling. So if I've checked out your profile I'm likely coming soon to a city near you.
Movies: Network, The Lives of Others, Children of Men, American Beauty, City of God, The Dreamers, Taxi Driver, The Bridge, Dog Day Afternoon, The Believer, Battle Royale, and on and on.
Music: Bob Dylan, Hot Water Music, The Clash, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, The Mountain Goats, Radiohead, The Avett Brothers, The Flaming Lips, At the Drive-In, Neutral Milk Hotel, The Velvet Underground, The Jam, Prince, and on and on.
I define my tastes, my tastes do not define me, and on and on.
And good jokes. To wit: knock, knock.
My username is an anagram of my name. My parents opted not to give me a middle name - presumably as I am fundamentally unlovable.