GeneralStereo (3D) photography; art; music; nature; health and fitness; Thai, Indian and Afghani food; wine, women, song; the Chicago Cubs.
What is Your World View?
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You scored as Cultural Creative
Cultural Creatives are probably the newest group to enter this realm. You are a modern thinker who tends to shy away from organized religion but still feels as if there is something greater than ourselves. You are very spiritual, even if you are not religious. Life has a meaning outside of the rational.
MusicJazz from the 1920s through the 1960s (esp. Miles, Coltrane, Monk, Bird, Duke, Goodman, Sarah, Ella); Capitol-era Sinatra; early rock 'n' roll ca. 1954-1967 (rockabilly, doo-wop, surf, British Invasion, garage, psychedelia, other Top 40); Santana 1968-1975; some country (e.g. Patsy Cline and Chet Atkins); new wave, late '70s-early '80s; a few recent things like KT Tunstall, Green Day, and White Stripes.
MoviesIt's a Wonderful Life, King Kong (1933), Dead of Night (1945), The Wizard of Oz, Mon Oncle, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Eraserhead, A Hard Day's Night, Woodstock, Monterey Pop, The Sixth Sense, most Hitchcock, most Kubrick, most Kurosawa, most classic Disney, Looney Tunes / Merry Melodies, The T.A.M.I. Show (classic live rock 'n' roll from 1964).
TelevisionThe Honeymooners, I Love Lucy, Your Show of Shows, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Andy Griffith Show (1960-1965), Twilight Zone, Shindig!, Hullabaloo, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Fawlty Towers, Seinfeld, Friends, Everybody Loves Raymond, The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, Mr. Show, The Simpsons, South Park, 60 Minutes, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill.
HeroesWalt Kelly, Harvey Kurtzman, Bernard Krigstein, Chuck Jones, Bob Clampett, Charles Schulz, George Herriman, Winsor McCay, Cliff Sterrett, Lyonel Feininger, Crockett Johnson, Al Hirschfeld, Ralph Barton, Lorenzo Mattotti, Jim Woodring, Max, Charles Addams (and few dozen other New Yorker cartoonists), Jay Ward, Gustav Klimt, several abstract expressionist painters, J.G. Ballard, Stanley Kubrick, Buster Keaton, Monty Python, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Buddy Holly, Hal Blaine.
About me:Marc Hempel grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and now lives in Baltimore, Maryland, where he enjoys relative fame as "America's Most Beloved Semi-Obscure Cartoonist." In addition to his collaboration with Neil Gaiman on "The Kindly Ones" in The Sandman, he is also known for his critically acclaimed work with Mark Wheatley in the titles Breathtaker, Mars, and Blood of the Innocent. His own creations Gregory and Tug & Buster have been nominated for several industry awards, and his humor anthology Naked Brain was named Best Comic Book in the Baltimore City Paper's Best of Baltimore 2003 issue. Hempel's art has also appeared in Marvel Fanfare, Epic Illustrated, Heavy Metal, Jonny Quest, Tarzan the Warrior, Clive Barker’s Hellraiser, Flinch, My Faith in Frankie, The Dreaming, Lucifer, and Disney Adventures. He has created advertising art for print and television, and character design for HBO Animation. More recently, Marc has produced CD art for the Nashville band Swamp Rat, drawn an episode of the online strip Munden's Bar for ComicMix.com, and illustrated a 21-page Escapist story for Dark Horse Comics. Hempel is currently a contributor to both MAD Magazine and Nickelodeon Magazine, and is also developing a daily Web version of Naked Brain. In addition to writing and drawing, he enjoys taking 3D photographs and drumming in a rock band.
Who I'd like to meet:My "Inner Responsible Adult."
- Status: Single
- Here for: Networking, Friends
- Hometown: Baltimore, MD
- Orientation: Straight
- Body type: 5' 6" / Average
- Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Children: I don't want kids
- Smoke / Drink: No / Yes
- Education: College graduate
- Occupation: Artist, Writer, Cartoonist & part-time rock star
Northern Illinois University
1975 to 1980
- Dekalb, IL
- Graduated: 1980
- Student status: Alumni
- Major: Painting
- Clubs: Ars Nova (Student Art Association)
Maine East High School
1971 to 1975
- Park Ridge, IL
- Graduated: 1975
- Student status: Alumni
- Major: Art
- Clubs: Art Club, Concert Band & Orchestra, Marching Band, Variety Show, Spring Musical, Pioneer (newspaper), Lens (yearbook).