An advocate of the Action-Adventure Life, I believe existence should be anything but sedentary and normal. This philosophy makes life hair-raising at times, but never dull.
I do comedy, not drama.
"Abandon hopelessness, all ye who enter here." -G.K. Chesterton
"The wild boys smile" -William Burroughs
"Damn everything but the circus" -e.e. cummings
"To be cool is to believe. To stay cool is to have the sweet fragments of serenity rock your wig away." -Lord Buckley
I am antic, puckish, and gonzo
2) pale hair
3) ready-kilowatt smile
5) The invisible DJ playing "Tom Sawyer" by Rush when I walk into a room...
MOVIES- The Wild Bunch, Witchfinder General, The Great McGinty, Fascination, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension, King Kong, The Bank Dick, The Outlaw Josey Wales, Dawn of the Dead (1978), Chimes at Midnight, The Blues Brothers, Pulp Fiction, Magnolia, The Wages of Fear, Rio Bravo, The Human Tornado, The Brain That Wouldn't Die, Reptilicus, any Hammer horror, Ganja & Hess, Natural Born Killers, Horse Feathers, Battle of Algiers, The Wicker Man (1973), Heavenly Creatures, Gangs of New York, Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, White Zombie, Seven Chances, Ocean's Eleven (2002), Duck You Sucker!, The Spook Who Sat By The Door, The Good The Bad & The Ugly, The Abominable Dr. Phibes, The Beyond, The Longest Yard (1974), The Dirty Dozen, Sons of the Desert, The Great Escape, Ed Wood, Groundhog Day, Munich, Punishment Park, Se7en, Brazil, The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3, Day for Night, Breaker Morant, Seconds, Shock Corridor, Spider Baby, Fantastic Planet, All Through the Night, The Maltese Falcon, North by Northwest, Putney Swope, The President's Analyst, Network, Death Race 2000, Wild in the Streets, The Masque of the Red Death, Topkapi, Papillon, The Sorrow & the Pity Pt. 1, Fellini Amarcord, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse, Harlan County USA, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Cradle Will Rock, The Big Lebowski, The Italian Job (1968), Emperor of the North, Scarecrow, Point Blank, Seven Beauties, Sweet Movie, Electra Glide in Blue, Django Unchained, A Thousand Clowns,
BOOKS- Ubik, The Good Soldier Svjek, Paradise Lost, Stranger in a Strange Land, Ulysses, The Long Goodbye, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Angels on Toast, Mulligan Stew, Puckoon, At Swim-Two-Birds, Titus Groan, Catch-22, Cockfighter, Mother Night, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Death Ship, Don Juan, A Confederacy of Dunces, The Horse's Mouth, Little Big Man, Masters of Atlantis, The Forever War, Martian Go Home, Deathbird Stories, archy & mehitabel, Scoop, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Myra Breckinridge, Paths of Glory, Quake, Hard Times, Stand on Zanzibar, Dhalgren, Bug Jack Barron, Last and First Men, The Year of the Quiet Sun, War with the Newts, Tales of Soldiers and Civilians, Ficcones, Pale Fire, The Inheritors, Peter Bell the Third, Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend, The Better World of Reginald Perrin, High-Rise, Camp Concentration, The Big Time, I Am Legend, The Stars My Destination, The Futurological Congress, The Circus of Dr. Lao, Red Harvest, The Killer Inside Me, Blind Man with a Pistol, The Hot Rock, Darker Than Amber, Vanity Fair, The Magic Christian, Moby Dick, Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, Homage to Catalonia, Varieties of Religious Experience, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte, The Mencken Chrestomathy, Psychotic Reactions & Carburetor Dung, The Cantos of Ezra Pound, Dig Infinity!: The Life & Art of Lord Buckley, One-Dimensional Man, The Bending Cross: A Biography of Eugene V. Debs, True Adventures of the Rolling Stones, The Sot-Weed Factor, The Twelve Chairs, The Savage Detectives