I sat in a cube for a long time - a stifling, drab, and unimaginative prison. I'm not doing that shit ever again. I split my time between running two websites, school, and research. Specifically as applied to artificial intelligence.
Tolle is my spiritual kung-fu. I won't kill things but I eat meat. My love language is touch. I value loyalty.
"The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self."
I taught last semester which was incredibly fun. There's nothing better then regaling a class full of kids about Borges and the library of hell derivative when it has nothing to do with what you're teaching.
I'm a cinephile. I programmed a major film festival in Colorado a couple of years ago.
I love to cook and eat somewhat healthy.
Two more of my favorite quotes: Bukowski - "It's not that I don't like people, I just feel better when they're not around." McCarthy - "McCarthyism is Americanism with it's sleeves rolled." Eat shit pinkos.
I love art and wish I could draw... Alas, I am only creative with words. I also do not drink or do drugs.
Via Queens, NY.
I've started playing racquetball. Now I'm going to have to wear sweaters draped over my shoulders and join a country club.
Recent loves - Drive, Lost River, It Follows, Entertainment, Upstream Color, Embers.
Of all time - THX 1138, Dark City, Le Samourai, Den Brysomme Mannen, Pi, American Astronaut, Zardoz, Videodrome, Phantasm 1 -2 & 4, Afro Samurai, Kairo, Ghost Dog, Pop Skull, A Single Man, Take Shelter, Jacob's Ladder, Brazil. I could keep going.
TV - The OA, Westworld, Mr Robot, Preacher, True Detective, The Leftovers, Superjail, 12 Monkeys, Z Nation (what Walking Dead should be)
Print - JG Ballard, Bukowski, Thomas M Disch, Walter Tevis, Borges, Ted Chiang, Tolle.
Foodie - Italian (I cook)
Music - All (except country)
Rock: NIN, Ministry, Marilyn Manson, Tool, The Stooges, Danzig, Billy Idol, Melvins.
Hip hop: 90s - Tribe called Quest, Digable Planets, Pharcyde, Mos Def, Kool Keith, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, LL Cool J, Eric B & Rakim, KRS-One, Wu, Nas. More recent - Action Bronson, Meyhem Lauren, Timeless Truth, Roc Marciano, Westside Gunn.
Mustard. Specifically French's. No, I am not getting paid for this endorsement so if you work for Reckitt Benckiser please contact me.
The number four.
The voices in my head.
Or if you think the voices in your head will get along with the voices in mine.